When: Wednesday, November 6th at 9:00 am – 3:30 pm.

Where: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, 225 Water Street, Binghamton, NY

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.

Registration is $15 per person and includes lunch. Scholarships are available.

For the complete agenda and registration, follow this link here.

For any questions, please contact Erin Summerlee at esummerlee@rhnscny.org.

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 Food Bank of the Southern Tier.