Food Sovereignty Summit

Green Bay, Wisconsin
Monday, October 26, 2015

About the Conference

This page is for the 2015 Food Sovereignty Summit. To view the 2017 Food Sovereignty Summit website, please go to

The Oneida Nation, First Nations Development Institute and the W.K. Kellogg Foundation are pleased to announce the third annual Food Sovereignty Summit will be held October 26-29, 2015, in Green Bay, Wisconsin. This is a forum for sharing and collaboration to build healthy food systems within our communities.

October 26-29, 2015

Radisson Hotel
2040 Airport Drive
Green Bay, Wisconsin 54313

Who Should Attend
Native farmers, ranchers, gardeners, businesses, policymakers, Tribal agriculture staff, Native non-profits working in agriculture, small producers, Tribal producers and Tribal leaders 

Training Tracks Offered
  • Track 1: Applied Agriculture
  • Track 2: Community Outreach
  • Track 3: Products to Market
Experiential Learning Training Sessions
Optional - Monday, October 26, 2015
  • Experiental Learning I:
    Bison Overlook / Farm
  • Experiental Learning II:
    Tsyunhehkwa Organic Farm
  • Experiental Learning III:
    Apple Orchard/Cannery
  • Experiental Learning IV:
    Environmental Restoration - Where the Birds Nest
  • Experiental Learning V:
    Indigenous Peoples and Nations Consultation on Climate Change: “Defending our Rights and Food Sovereignty on the Road to Paris and Beyond”

Tribal Sharing
If you have a best of class practice relating to agriculture, community outreach or products you would like to share, contact Raymond Foxworth at or Joanie Buckley at

Traditional Foods
We are looking for opportunities to showcase and share traditional foods from other tribes and regions. If you would like to provide your own traditional foods for the grazing event or conference dinner please contact Mike Metoxen at (920) 496-5025.

Marketing Products
We would like to provide tribes, organizations and businesses the opportunity to share samples of your marketing materials, packaging and products. If you would like to showcase your products please contact Bill Vervoort at 920-496-7423 or

Sponsor a Native Community Member/Producer
Help support tribes and Native nonprofits working in agriculture who want to enhance their skills and networking opportunities by attending the Food Summit. Our goal is to provide 50 scholarships estimated at $1,500 each. Contact Raymond Foxworth at or at 303-774-7836 or Joanie Buckley at

  View reflections from the 2014 Food Sovereignty Summit!


Contact Information

Payment Instructions

  • Registration Rates:


    • $85.00 - Full Conference
    Food Producers:
    • $105.00 - 1 Day
    • $155.00 - Full Conference
    Non-Food Producers:
    • $155.00 - 1 Day
    • $255.00 - Full Conference
    You may register for one day or for the entire conference. Payments accepted by credit card or check.

    For Payments by Check:

    After registration please print a copy of your invoice and mail with payment to:

    First Nations Development Institute
    2432 Main Street, 2nd Floor
    Longmont, CO 80501

    Sponsored By:


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