SACRAMENTO, Jan. 20, 2020 – California farmers, food companies and other parts of the farm to fork supply chain face several vexing environmental challenges but many have developed innovative new solutions. At the Agri-Pulse Food & Ag Policy Summit West, we’ll explore new ideas for combatting climate change, dealing with food waste, and implementing sustainability programs.
“As we’ve covered California food and ag issues this past year, we’ve seen tremendous innovation in methods and technology that can help revolutionize food production and reduce food waste,” says Agri-Pulse Editor Sara Wyant. “On Earth Day, we plan to showcase some of these success stories and also discuss the unique challenges ahead.”
The event will be held at the Sutter Club in Sacramento on April 22 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Some of the invited speakers include Gov. Gavin Newsom, CDFA Secretary Karen Ross California EPA Secretary Jared Blumenfeld, Kroger’s Zero Hunger/Zero Waste Manager Kari Armbruster, Aimpoint CEO Brett Sciotto, Agricultural Liaison Bill Lyons, Daniel Sonke, Manager of Ag Sustainability Programs for Campbell Soup Company. We’ve also invited representatives of Just and Memphis Meats to discuss new plant-based and cell-based foods.
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