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Local Foods Community-University Networking Gathering

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Please join the University of Minnesota's Healthy Foods, Healthy Lives Institute (HFHL), the Center for Urban and Regional Affairs (CURA) and the Institute for Advanced Study (IAS) for a community-university networking gathering to discuss potential research projects andhow to partner on your local foods work. It will be a perfect opportunity for potential collaborators to share a couple of hours of creative thought and discussion.
Attend to learn more about the funding mechanisms that HFHL, CURA and IAS currently employ to support local foods related work. Participants are encouraged to think widely about the possibilities and interests within their work that could benefit from a community/university collaboration.

It will be held Tuesday, May 22, 2012 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM at the University Hotel Minneapolis. Please RSVP by submitting this brief form by Tuesday, May 15 here.

Free parking is available. Appetizers will be served. A cash bar will be available and guests are welcome to a complimentary beverage. For more information contact Jawad Towns: jtowns@umn.edu or 612-626-6425.