Food Connections
A systems approach workshop to healthy pathways from seed to table
July 14-15, 2006

SONOMA STATE UNIVERSITY, The Cooperage, 1801 East Cotati Av., Rohnert Park, California
Friday, July 14, 2006, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday, July 15, 2006, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm (registration from 8:30-9:00am)

Registration by June 30: $60 | After June 30: $80
Workshop fees (includes food tasting Friday evening and lunch on Saturday)
$10 discount for students, seniors, residents of developing countries

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Breakout sessions Morning affinity groups will be organized around the following areas of involvement. Please indicate in order of preference:

[ ] Sustainable Agriculture

[ ] Sustainable Food System Policy (GIS data sets, Councils)

[ ] Other ______________

[ ] Education (inc. School Gardens)

[ ] Technology (inc. GMOs, irradiation)   


[ ] Distribution (Inc. Farm to School, institutional procurement)

[ ] Food security and hunger           


[ ] Environment (inc. climate change, waste management, resource depletion, etc.)

[ ] Cultural (Slow Food, ethnically appropriate foods, etc)          


[ ] Health & Wellness  

[ ] Social Justice/Labor (farm, processing, etc)


[ ] Marketing (retail, direct marketing)

[ ] Healthy Local Economies



Workshop Fees and Registration

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Friday evening only

[ ] $25

Students, seniors, residents of developing countries

[ ] $20

Friday / Saturday Workshop, by June 15

[ ] $60

[ ] $50

Friday / Saturday Workshop, after June 15

[ ] $80

[ ] $70

TO REGISTER BY MAIL:  Please print and complete this form. Send the original form, along with a check in the proper amount, payable to New College of California. Send the check to SCOE, 5340 Skylane Boulevard, Santa Rosa, CA 95403; attn: T. Gwillim.

QUESTIONS?  Please contact Ruth Lefkowitz at or 707-888-0128

Sponsoring Organizations

Sonoma State University New College of California JUMP/Associated Students SSU Food Matters in
Sonoma County Center for Ecoliteracy Occidental Arts and Ecology Center Sonoma County Office of Education California Food & Justice Coalition Appropriate Technology Transfer for Rural Areas International Society for the Systems Sciences Sonoma County Waste Management Agency Community Alliance with Family Farmers Organic Farming Research Foundation AG Innovations Community Food Security Coalition