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**Did you know that special Produce(n)Protest boxes are available in connection to Chef Emm’s cooking class on Friday? Pick up a box at Urban Growers Collective’s South Chicago Farmstand this Saturday, 10/17, for $35! Order your box here.


¡GRACIAS por registrarte en la Cumbre Alimentaria del condado de Cook 2020!
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** ¿Sabías que las cajas especiales de Produce(n)Protest están disponibles en conexión con la clase de cocina del Chef Emm el viernes? ¡Recoja una caja en el puesto agrícola de Urban Growers Collective en el sur de Chicago este sábado 17 de octubre por $35! Ordene su caja aquí.
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Thursday, October 15 • 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Good Food Purchasing Across Cook County's Institutions / Compra de alimentos saludables en las instituciones de todo el condado de Cook

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Hospitals, school districts, higher education institutions, and cultural facilities across Cook County are taking the initiative to invest in the local food economy, purchase more sustainable and humane foods, and provide healthier fare in their cafeterias and concessions. Learn about some exciting food purchasing projects and how leaders are making systemic shifts for the long term.


Los hospitales, distritos escolares, instituciones de educación superior y centros culturales de todo el condado de Cook están tomando la iniciativa de invertir en la economía alimentaria local, comprar alimentos más sustentables y solidarios, y brindar alimentos más saludables en sus comedores y concesiones. Aprende sobre algunos emocionantes proyectos de compra de alimentos y cómo los líderes están realizando cambios sistémicos a largo plazo.

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Rodger Cooley

Executive Director // Director Ejecutivo, Chicago Food Policy Action Council

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Executive Director, Office of Student Health and Wellness
Tarrah DeClemente is the Executive Director of the Office of Student Health and Wellness at Chicago Public Schools (CPS) which serves 320,000 students at 635 schools. She received her B.S. degree in Dietetics from Purdue University and completed her dietetic internship at the University... Read More →
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Kathy Chan

Organizer & Farm Plug // Organizadora y Contacto Agrícola, Cook County Health
Kathy Chan joined Cook County Health as Director of Policy in October 2013. She helps provide leadership on policy issues that impact CCH and its patients, as well as with special initiatives that address social determinants of health. Kathy previously served as Associate Director... Read More →
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Allessandra Kummelehne

Executive Director // Director Ejecutivo, South Metropolitan Higher Education Consortium
SMHEC is a unique partnership of nine higher education institutions extending geographically from the south side of Chicago, west of Joliet, south of Kankakee, and east to the Indiana border. Our members are two and four-year, public, private and for-profit degree granting institutions... Read More →

Thursday October 15, 2020 12:00pm - 1:30pm CDT