All of the activities listed below will take place at The Plant, 1400 W 46th St in Chicago, IL

Saturday, March 10

7-9a: Breakfast (Free!), networking, and set-up

8a: Resource Fair opens

9-9:15a: Welcome address from the MWUF Crew by Mila Marshall

9:15-9:45a: Brief presentations on the the state of urban ag across the region (please email us if you are interested in presenting about your city or state)

10-11:30a:  Workshop Session 1

11:30-Noon: Tool Share — everyone is invited to bring and share their favorite and/or most useful farm tool.  Tool is used broadly and can include things such as fliers, notebooks, spreadsheets, etc.

Noon-1p: Lunch (Free!)

1-1:45p: 1st Keynote Conversation w/Rep. Sonya Harper and others. Moderated by Plus Sign

2-3:30p: Workshop Session #2

3:30-4p: Large Group info share

4-5:30p: Roundtable conversations #1.

— Topics for all of the roundtable conversations will be decided on at the summit based on people’s interests and questions.

5p: Resource Fair Closes

5:30-7p: The Plant remains open for networking

7-10p: Farmer Talent Show!

 

Sunday, March 11

7-9a: Breakfast (Free!), set-up, and networking

9-10:30a: Workshop #3

10:45-Noon: Roundtable Conversations #2

— Topics for all of the roundtable conversations will be decided on at the summit based on people’s interests and questions.

Noon-1p: Lunch (Free!)

1-1:45p: What is the future of the MWUF Summit?

— How do we want to continue to share and support one another over the next 2 years?

— Do we want to seek funding for future summits or programs?

— How was the summit valuable, and how could it be improved?

2-3:30p: Workshop #4

3:45-5: City Roundtable Conversations

— We will breakup into groups based on where we live and work to discuss what we have learned and want to take back home with us.

5-7:  Plant stays open for networking

Clean up and break down