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2018 Food Tank Summit – $199 Early Bird Ticket!

November 14, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

| $199


November 14, 2018
9:00 am - 5:00 pm


Illumina Theater
10996 Torreyana Road
San Diego, CA 92121 United States
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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”