2018 Food Tank Summit – $199 Early Bird Ticket!
November 14 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm| $199
The San Diego 1st Annual Food Tank Summit
Wednesday, November 14
***EARLY BIRD SALE!!! – First 100 Tickets ONLY***
***Tickets are available for $199 and no application is needed. Hurry, this Summit will sell out!***
Food Tank, the Berry Good Food Foundation, and University of California – San Diego are excited to announce the inaugural San Diego Food Tank Summit! The theme for the Summit is Growing the Food Movement. This exciting event will feature more than 30 different speakers from the food and agriculture field. Researchers, farmers, chefs, policy makers, government officials, and students will come together for interactive panels, fireside chats, and farmer spotlights.
2018 Speakers Include (many more names to be announced soon).
Lyndsey Antanitis, Coordinator, Rodale Institute Veteran Farmer Program
Colin and Karen Archipley, Farmer-Owners, Archi’s Acres
Jennifer Burney, Assistant Professor, School of Global Policy & Strategy, UC San Diego
Ryland Engelhart, Co-Founder, Kiss the Ground
Michael Gardiner, Food Writer, San Diego CityBeat
Michael Hamm, Center for Regional Food Studies, Michigan State University
Michelle Lerach, President, Berry Good Food Foundation
Nate Looney, Farmer, Westside Urban Gardens
Sarah Mesnick, Co-Founder, Center for Marine Biodiversity and Conservation, Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Neil Nagata, President, San Diego County Farm Bureau
Danielle Nierenberg, President, Food Tank
Stepheni Norton, Owner, Dickinson Farms
Evelyn Rangel-Medina, Chief of Staff, Restaurant Opportunities Centers (ROC) United
Ruth Richardson, Executive Director, Global Alliance for the Future of Food
Amina Sheik Mohamed, Director of Community Mobilization Programs, University of California, San Diego (UC San Diego) Center for Community Health
Rachel Surls, Sustainable Food Systems Advisor, University of California Cooperative Extension Los Angeles County
Clark Wolf, Contributor, Food & Agriculture, Forbes
Candice Woo, Founding Editor, Eater San Diego
Gabe Youtsey, Chief Innovation Officer, University of California, Agriculture and Natural Resources
Last year our speakers included Jose Andres, Sam Kass, Tom Colicchio, John Boyd, Kimbal Musk, Dan Barber, Ruth Reichl and dozens others. An additional 90,000 watched each Summit on average via livestream. Don’t miss this chance to book your spot in person!
As one of the fastest-growing nonprofit organizations in food and agriculture, Food Tank started these Summits four years ago, all in collaboration with major universities and non-profits and bringing together more than 400 speakers for discussions moderated by journalists from outlets like the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Chicago Tribune, Vice, Vox, NPR, BuzzFeed, and Bloomberg.
Delicious breakfast, snacks, and lunch included (with vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options).
For sponsorship opportunities, email To volunteer, please send your resume and availability on November 13th and 14th to with the subject line “Volunteering at the San Diego Summit”