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Farm to Table


Photos above are from the 2013 Farm to Table program in Chile.

About the Program

Participants will explore the food system from farm-to-table in Chile while considering aspects of animal welfare and health, food safety, food protection, and public health. Site visits along the food supply chain, facilitated discussions with key government and private sector leaders, and interactive cross-culture group activities are designed to integrate knowledge and skills in food safety, animal health and public health.

Key Objectives


-Develop awareness, understanding and familiarity of food systems in exporting countries such as Chile and appreciate the global integration of public-private practice within food systems.
-Appreciate similarities and differences among the food systems in Chile, the United States, and other countries.
-Promote and catalyze collaborative group leadership through:
  • Network building opportunities
  • Experiential and structured learning activities
  • Collaborative group activities 
 

 

Farm to Table 2013

October 21st-25th
Location:
Chile

English Brochure | Folleto en español

Registration 

Registration is now closed.

Read the OSU College of Public Health's coverage of the program and view additional photos here

Who Should Attend

-Food and animal health industry professionals
-Government regulators and policymakers
-Students in veterinary medicine and other academic graduate health certificate and degree programs.

Program Activities and Highlights

Activities in Chile will highlight the farm, processing, retail, government and academic sectors of the food production chain. Site visits will include poultry, dairy, fish, and ready-to-eat meat processing facilities, small and large beef farms, a supermarket, and animal and public health organizations.

For Further Information:

Please contact Kris Junker at 612-624-0048 or junk0011@umn.edu

Presented By:

2012 Farm to Table Sponsor: The Ohio State University2012 Farm to Table Sponsor:  U of M  University of Chile logoIICA Chile Instituto Interamericano de Cooperacion Para La Agricultura

 Past Farm to Table Programs

 

 


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