The Detroit Food Policy Council and Detroit Food and Fitness Collaborative present

Detroit Food 2016: Food for Change

Thursday, March 10 – Friday, March 11

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.


Keynotes Speakers

Malik Yakini

Kimberly Seals Allers


FREDx Speakers Series

Detroit Department of Health and Wellness Promotion

Economic Analysis of the Detroit Food System

USDA Nutrition Guidelines


Special Presentations

Detroit Food Security Policy Update

Fresh Prescription Program Annual Report

Screening of Can You Dig This?


Panel Discussions





Workshop Tracks
First Food and Breastfeeding

Food System101

Food System Professionals

Food Policy


We offer a range of registration rates of $20 - $150 so that the conference can be accessible to as many people as possible. Scholarships are also available.


Advocate $150

Standard $110

Community member $55

Senior/youth $20


If you would like to request a scholarship to Detroit Food 2016 fill out the Scholarship Request Form available at and return by Monday, February 29 to Kibibi Blount-Dorn,[log in to unmask], or call 313-477-3748 to request a form by mail.

Register now at

More info contact Kibibi Blount-Dorn at [log in to unmask] or 313-833-0396

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Kibibi Blount-Dorn
Program Manager
Detroit Food Policy Council
1420 Washington Blvd., Ste. 230
Detroit, MI 48226
Office: 313.833.0396