4th Arizona Food Summit

You are invited! Please join us and add your voice to the discussion to meet Arizona’s food security and nutrition challenges.


You will hear from national, state, and local leaders all working to bring progress to this very important topic.

Speakers include:

Secretary Tom Vilsack, US Department of Agriculture (USDA) 

Director Mark Killian, Arizona Department of Agriculture (AZDA)

Dr. Kathleen Merrigan, ASU Swette Center for Sustainable Food Systems

Dr. Elizabeth Taylor, AZDA Food and Agriculture Policy Advisory Committee

Under Secretary Xochitl Torres Small, USDA Rural Development 

Dr. Sara Bleich, USDA Food and Nutrition Service

Kim Russell, Vitalyst Health Foundation

Adrienne Udarbe, Pinnacle Prevention

Angie Rodgers, Arizona Food Bank

Nina Sajovec, Ajo Center for Sustainable Practices

Cherilyn Yazzie, Coffee Pot Farms

Raevyn Xavier, Farm to School, Arizona Department of Education

More speakers will be added so check back for the final agenda on the registration site


Special Community Food Reception to follow Wednesday’s session from 5:00-6:00 p.m.



Register Here


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