Business Studio: Where Are the Consumers in Nashville? Grow your business by knowing your customers. Join the UBS Evidence Lab to understand local data regarding key elements. Presenters: Jarrett Strickland and Bianca Benedetti-Fang. Thursday, 9-10 a.m. Join by call or virtual. Registration required. Information

THURSDAY, NOV. 19

Tennessee Local Food Summit

This year’s virtual food summit series will be free to all who register and will bring farmers, gardeners and the food service industry together with national experts, policymakers and local institutions to learn and discuss ideas to strengthen our local and regional food system. The summit will be held virtually through a weekly series of panel discussions every Thursday evening at 7 p.m. as a compilation and next steps to improve our local food system. Top organizations and change-makers in the food system will focus on different topics each week, these include:

Nov. 19: Learn about cooperatives, hosted by the Center for Cooperative Development

Dec. 3: Jeff Poppen, the Barefoot Farmer, and Jim Embry, slow food movement ambassador and Sustainable Community’s Network, will recap and discuss where the industry goes from here.

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