Detroit Food 2018 - It Takes a Village

Recaliming Our Power in the Food System

Thursday, March 8 - Friday, March 9

Benson and Edith Ford Conference Center
Alfred A. Taubman Center for Design Education, College for Creative Studies
460 W. Baltimore Ave, Detroit, MI 48202

The Detroit Food Policy Council holds the summit annually to educate and inspire Detroit citizens about food security and other food related issue in the city. The Summit will help connect those interested in improving the community and their own lives from nutritional and economic standpoints to others with like needs and valuable resources.

Keynote Speakers

Naim Edwards

Monica White, Ph.D.

Visit the Detroit Food 2018 website for more information on our speakers and program.

Registration Rates

Become a member of the Friends of the Detroit Food Policy Council by February 20 to register at the discounted rate.

Early Bird (until February 17) $115
Advocate $160
Standard $130
Friends of DFPC $105*
Senior/Student $60 
Youth $30

Scholarships are available for those unable to pay the registration fee. To request a scholarship email Olivia Henry at Include your name and email address.

Volunteers who complete a total of four (4) volunteer hours will have the registration fee for Detroit Food 2017 waived. Please contact Olivia Henry at 313-833-0396 or if any questions. 

Directions and Parking

Follow these directions to Taubman Center. Free parking is available in the surface parking lot located on Baltimore between Cass Ave. and Woodward Ave. The Conference Center is located on the 11th Floor. Enter the Taubman Center through the Cass Ave. or Baltimore Ave. entrance.


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