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THANK YOU for registering for the 2020 Virtual Cook County Food Summit!
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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 • 10:00am - 11:30am
Cooperation in Cook County’s Food System / Cooperación en el sistema alimentario del condado de Cook

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The foundation of building a more resilient, equitable, and healthy food system for Cook County is cooperation! Learn from leaders who are changing what it means to "scale up" and working with their fellow farmers, entrepreneurs, chefs, and innovators to solve problems. Whether it's aggregating produce to feed the community, opening commercial kitchen space access, or building a new worker-owned business, learn from leaders in this session on how they are turning business-as-usual on its head to build community wealth and health.


¡La base para crear un sistema alimentario más resiliente, equitativo y saludable para el condado de Cook es la cooperación! Aprende de los líderes que están cambiando el significado de “ampliación” en materia de alimentación, y que trabajan con agricultores, empresarios, chefs e innovadores para brindar soluciones a los problemas que afrontamos. Ya sea sumando productos agrícolas para alimentar a la comunidad, abriendo el acceso a un espacio de cocina comercial o construyendo un nuevo negocio cuyo dueño sea el trabajador, en esta sesión entérate cómo los líderes están redefiniendo totalmente la idea del “negocio habitual” para fomentar la riqueza y salud en la comunidad.


Mary D'Anza Mora

Food Justice Co-Lead / Veggie Rx Lead // Organizador de Justicia Alimentaria / Dirigente de Justicia Alimentaria y de Veggie Rx, Proviso Partners for Health
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Ahmad Jitan

Food Justice Organizer // Organizador de Justicia Alimentaria, IMAN
Ahmad Jitan is a community organizer at IMAN, where he leads the Corner Store Campaign in addition to supporting IMAN's other organizing and advocacy efforts.Like many other Palestinians and children of refugees, Ahmad has called many places home. An immigrant to the United States... Read More →
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Camille Kerr

Founder, ChiFresh Kitchen
Camille Kerr is the founder and principal of Upside Down Consulting. Through her various leadership positions in worker ownership organizations over the past eight years, Camille has had the opportunity to shape some of the most innovative initiatives in the field. She has authored... Read More →

Kenya Vera-Sample

Organizer & Farmer //, Produce(n)Protest / DuSable City Ancestral Winery & Vineyards
My name is Kenya Vera-SampleI am creator and co-curator of Produce n Protest which is an agricultural organization that intersects activism as it relates to all impacted systems. I am also founder and co-owner of Du Sable City Ancestral Winery and Vineyards. My experience is in the... Read More →
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Kandeaux Clark

Organizer & Farm Plug, Produce(n)Protest
Kandeaux is a southside Chicago native and graduate of The Piney Woods School, Tuskegee University, American University, and the United Nations University for Peace. She hopes to empower developing communities by connecting “AG and The Culture:”  Agriculture to her generation... Read More →

Thursday October 15, 2020 10:00am - 11:30am CDT