Food Day 2011!


Fresh Thoughts on Food in the Magic City


A forum, a film, a foundation for a food secure community


When: Saturday, October 22nd  from 9:00am-3:00pm


Where: Montana State University Billings—UC Ballroom


What: Learn about local food issues, enjoy a local lunch, and learn how you can get involved!


Who: Hosted by the Billings Area Food Policy Council in conjunction with The First Annual National Food Day




Day’s Schedule of Events:


8:15 Registration Opens


9:00 Welcome & Opening Remarks


9:15 Showing of the Film “Fresh”


10:30 Break & Door Prize Giveaway


10:45 Presentations: Montana FoodCorps Members, Canyon Creek School Garden, St. Andrew Community Garden, BackPack Meal Program/Emergency Food, Healthy By Design/Healthy Communities


12:00 Local Lunch Featuring Montana Producers ($5 Suggested Donation – register online at


12:45 Keynote Address, Jessica Williams, Food & Nutrition Service Manager of Livingston Healthcare


 1:45 Door Prize Giveaway


 2:00 Panel Discussion & Audience Interaction. Producers, City Officials, & Neighboring Community Members Discuss Action Steps to Increase Local Food Production & Community Food Security


 3:00 Closing Remarks & Call to Action


Magic City Hens, our 501(c)(3) nonprofit affiliate, will be on hand with a booth to pass out information, answer questions, have petitions available for signature, and represent urban henkeeping in Billings. Come see us! (“>



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