Downtown Connect: Spotlight on Affordable Housing. Downtown Nashville’s population has grown 122% since 2012, adding more than 7,600 residents. Affordable and workforce housing comprise 5% of the rental market. Join meeting for a discussion on affordable housing. Thursday, 10-11 a.m. Information

THURSDAY, DEC. 3

Tennessee Local Food Summit

Jeff Poppen, the Barefoot Farmer, and Jim Embry, the slow food movement ambassador and the Sustainable Community’s Network, will recap and discuss where we go from here. This year’s virtual food summit series has been free to all who register and has brought farmers, gardeners and the foodservice industry together with national experts, policymakers and local institutions to learn and discuss ideas to strengthen our local and regional food system. 7 p.m. Information and registration