Eat Greater Des Moines

10th Annual Feed Greater Des Moines Conference

10:00 AM

Join us for the 10th Annual Feed Greater Des Moines Conference. This year's conference will focus on intersections; the intersection of refugee services and local food production and the intersection of housing and food insecurity. Attend workshops to learn how you can volunteer, donate and advocate for positive change. 


  • Breakfast – Coffee and Snacks

Welcome Remarks

Opening Keynote – The Intersection of Refugee Services and Local Food Production

Lunch Break (included in ticket price)

Breakout Sessions

  1. Farm to School – Expanding Local Procurement
  2. Healthy Choices in the Palm of your Hand - Spend Smart. Eat Smart
  3. Buying Local – Vote with your Dollars
  4. Using Your Head As Well As Your Hands: Decreasing the Drudgery and Having More Fun In the Garden

Afternoon Keynote Panel – The Intersection of Housing and Food Insecurity

Breakout Sessions

  1. 1st 1000 Days
  2. Food Insecurity Solutions for Older Adults
  3. Mapping Food Access in the Metro
  4. Putting Food Where People Are

Sponsors include Eat Greater Des Moines, Kum & Go, 818 Design, Campbell’s Nutrition, Community Choice Credit Union, United Way of Central Iowa, Presbytery of Des Moines and WesleyLife.

Eat Greater Des Moines is a central Iowa-based organization that facilitates and builds connections to strengthen the area’s food system. Their mission is to identify, develop, and connect resources with the broader community to support the entire food lifecycle in central Iowa. Learn more at:

Grand View University Student Center

2811 East 14th Street
Des Moines, IA 50316
share this event


Student Admission - Includes Food
Student Admission is available to those enrolled in a local high school or college, and includes attendance to the full conference and includes snacks, drinks and lunch.
General Admission - Includes Food
General Admission includes attendance to the full conference and includes snacks, drinks and lunch.
We appreciate any donation you are able to make to support Eat Greater Des Moines. Add this item to your basket then click "checkout" - you will be able to choose a value on the next page.