Blog: Summit

SPOTLIGHT ON: Carceral Sector Offerings at the #F2iSummit

Britt Florio, FINE Program Coordinator
March 14, 2023
As part of our commitment to equity and dignity for all, FINE advocates for quality, nutritious, regionally sourced food in our carceral system and…

Graphic Design for a Conference, a Network, and Beyond: A Conversation with Giant Shoulders

Sarah Lyman, FINE Director of Communications
January 20, 2023
FINE enlisted Giant Shoulders, a strategic branding agency based in Providence, RI, to design the visual identity for the 2023 Northeast Farm to…

Dogfish in the Dining Hall?

Sarah Lyman, Director of Communications
December 4, 2019
Donate to FINE Dogfish in the Dining Hall? Challenge  Not long ago, Cape Cod fisherman Doug Feeney was barely making ends meet. Although he had a…

How sustainable can you make a conference with 500 attendees?

Hannah Leighton, Director of Research and Evaluation
September 11, 2019
It takes a lot of resources to host 500 people for three days. They eat and drink (food, napkins, silverware, water glasses). They take notes (paper…

500 Food System Leaders Gather in Support of Local Food for Institutions at #F2ISummit

Dana Stevens, Event & Project Manager
May 6, 2019
2019 NEW ENGLAND FARM TO INSTITUTION SUMMIT REPORT On April 2-4, 500 food systems leaders gathered at the University of Massachussetts Amherst to…


Peter Allison, Executive Director
April 1, 2019
We are very excited about the 2019 New England Farm to Institution Summit, with the pre-conference starting tomorrow, April 2, and the main…