DoubleTree By Hilton Hotel Binghamton
225 Water Street, Binghamton, NY 13901
The Food as Medicine Summit will bring together regional stakeholders around the critical connections between nutrition, food security, and chronic diseases, the services and interventions that recognize and address these links, and the opportunities for economic development through local procurement.
The day long event will feature a keynote address by Jean Terranova, Director of Food and Health Policy at Community Servings, a leading nonprofit in medically-tailored meals, and a co-author of the Massachusetts Food is Medicine State Plan. There will also be a plenary panel on the local food as medicine landscape, networking lunch, afternoon workshops, and concluding session to identify next steps.
The Food as Medicine Summit is hosted by Rural Health Network of South Central NY in collaboration with HealtheConnections. Event partners include Care Compass Network, VINES: Volunteers Improving Neighborhood Environments and the Food Bank of the Southern Tier.
9am – 9:30am: Registration
9:30am – 9:55am: Welcome & Opening Remarks
10am – 10:50am: Keynote and Q&A – Jean Terranova, Director of Food and Health Policy at Community Servings, and a co-author of the Massachusetts Food is Medicine State Plan
11am – 12pm: Plenary Panel – Regional Food as Medicine Landscape
12pm – 1pm: Lunch
1:15pm – 2:30pm: Afternoon Workshops
2:45pm – 3:30pm: Next Steps & Conclusion