Where:  Kankakee Community College, 100 College Drive, Kankakee, IL 60901


Who should attend?

Farmers, farmer market managers, food assistance programs (food pantries, soup kitchens, adult feeding programs, etc.) local, state and federal public/private food and nutrition program staff, educators, members of the faith community, business leaders, local, state and federal elected officials, concerned citizens.


Reasons to attend:

  • Increase awareness of importance of locally grown produce and other products for healthy communities;
  • Foster collaboration among food summit partners;
  • Support Illinois farmers in addressing hunger and improving nutrition;
  • Identify concerns about the status of food security in Illinois;
  • Be inspired by successful strategies in Illinois and elsewhere.


For on-line registration information go to the link below:


Participation limited to first 100 registrants

$25 registration fee (includes all materials, lunch and breaks).


Sponsored by:

Illinois Interagency Nutrition Council

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Extension