Moderator: Max Johansen - BusBoys & Poets
Speakers: Xavier Brown - Soilful City, Alicia Burke - Veggie City DC,Thomas Wheet - UDC Causes
African American Urban Farmers spoke about food resiliency, buying local, community access to healthy foods, Urban Farming in Opportunity Zones and education.
BEYOND THE FARM
BEYOND THE FOOD
Moderator: Sean Santa - Due South
Speakers: Chef Shawn Lightfoot - The Whitlow Foundation, Dannielle Williamson, Dreaming Out Loud, Ronald Herbert- DC Catering Challenge Winner
DC's rising stars discussed their recent trip to StarsChefs 14th Annual Congress in Brooklyn, NY. Overcoming barriers to opening a business in a burgeoning community facing change and on the national and international stage with seasoned Chefs and other successful business leaders in the food and beverage industry.