OUR EVOLVING FOOD SYSTEM:
PERSPECTIVES FROM THE HEARTLAND
SAFSF 2007 (5th) Annual Forum
June 25-28, 2007
Hotel Fort Des Moines
1000 Walnut Street
Des Moines, Iowa
Learn about the region's food system from those working in the region, hear from provocative speakers and engage in thoughtful discussions with colleagues about key issues-water, energy, protecting traditional food systems, and, of course, share and enjoy delicious local food together.
Early Registration deadline for non-members:
May 23, 2007
Final Registration Due for Members: June 13, 2007
Cut off date at Hotel Fort Des Moines: May 27, 2007
Lodging Rate: Standard Room $99 (up to 4 persons)/night excluding taxes
$119 Corporate Suite (up to 4 persons)
Note: for those planning to attend the Monday June 25th Site visit you should plan to arrive on Sunday June 24th.
LINKS & PDF'S:
Click here for a .pdf of the preliminary program
Click here for a list of registrants
(when the screen comes up, click on "search" to get the entire list. Password: iowa
Click here for a PDF of details for the children's program
Click here for a PDF waiver to sign if registering your child for the program
Click here for a printable .pdf of travel, hotel, Des Moines and general information.
FORUM REGISTRATION FEES
Registration should be done online. You may pay by credit card online. To pay by check first register online then send a check - made payable to Community Partners fbo SAFSF – and send to:
911 W. Pedregosa Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Our registration fee includes all Forum related materials; workshops; both site visits (Monday and Wednesday) including transportation; and all meals as follows:
- Monday, June 25: breakfast, lunch, Local foods reception/dinner
- Tuesday, June 26: breakfast, lunch, Summer evening picnic at Walnut Woods State Park – transportation and entertainment included
- Wednesday, June 27: breakfast and lunch (Dinner is on your own and at your own expense)
- Thursday, June 28: breakfast and lunch
The following rates apply for the full 4-day program (Monday – Thursday, June 25-28) unless otherwise noted:
SAFSF Member Rate Special - $375.00 (Due on or before June 8th)
(This rate is available only for those funders who’s dues are current or have provided SAFSF with grant support in 2007. If you have questions about your membership status, please contact Virginia PRIOR to registering at 805. 687-0551 or email@example.com)
Non-member rate - early Registration - $475.00 (Due on or before May 16th)
Non-member rate – late Registration - $550.00 (Due on or before June 8th)
Single day rate (any day Monday –Thursday) - $150.00 (Due on or before June 8th)
Guest rate: $200 (incudes continental breakfasts Monday-Thursday at the hotel, Monday night local foods reception/dinner at hotel and Tuesday night summer evening picnic. Guests may register for either of the Monday or Wednesday site visits for an additional fee of $75.)
Children's Fee: $225 (includes all meals Monday breakfast through lunch on Thursday except Wednesday night dinner, particpation on Monday and Wednesday site visits. This fee also includes all program activities planned for the kids on Tuesday and Thursday - described below).
Click here for a waiver that will need to be signed and faxed to Virginia Clarke-Laskin ((805) 569-2686) if registering your child for the program.
Click here for details about the children's program.
Cancellations: Cancellations must be received in writing (firstname.lastname@example.org)
If received no later than May 25 - full refund minus $50 admin fee.
If received between May 25 – June 10th, 50% refund, minus $50 admin fee.
If received after June 10th - No refund will be available.
Please note: Hotel costs are at the individual attendee’s expense. See above for more information about the Hotel Fort Des Moines
2007 SAFSF Forum
Monday, June 25, 2007 - Thursday, June 28, 2007
1000 Walnut Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50309