Food Entrepreneurship: A Proven Approach
to Build Your Local Economy and Jobs

Registration for this webinar is now closed.

Date:   Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015 
Time:  2-3:15 p.m. (CT) | 3-4:15 p.m. (ET) 
Location:  Webinar

During this Exploring Innovation webinar from the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, we will hear an exciting discussion highlighting the economic impacts of local food systems and how food entrepreneurship can assist a community's efforts to build a thriving economy and create jobs. Speakers include:

  • John Auker, Executive Director, Delta Cuisine: Commercial Kitchen and Food Business Incubator
  • Mary Hendrickson, Assistant Professor, Rural Sociology; and Adviser Chair – Sustainable Agriculture, College of Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources, University of Missouri-Columbia
  • Becca Jablonski, Special Assistant Professor, Food Systems and Rural Economics, Dept. of Agricultural & Resource Economics, Colorado State University
  • Wes Riddle, Co-Founder and Co-Executive Director, Roots Memphis Farm Academy

There is no charge for this event, but registration is required.

Contact
Teresa Cheeks Wilson
901-531-5109
teresa.cheeks.wilson@stls.frb.org