Regional Food Systems Summit 2020

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February 4, 2020
1:00 PM - 4:30 PM

CHI Health Midlands
11111 South 84th Street
Papillion, NE 68046


Pre - Summit Tours
9 am – 12 pm

No More Empty Pots, 8511 North 30th Street, Omaha, NE 68112
Whispering Roots, 4104 S 90th St reet, Omaha, NE 68127

1 pm – 4:30 pm

Breakout Working Sessions
Capnote: Alena Paisano

Post-Summit Networking Opportunity
4:30-5:30 pm

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Meet the Capnote Speaker Alena Paisano

Alena Paisano leads Seed Change in Native Communities as a Program Manager with the National Farm to School Network. Alena is mother, an experienced practitioner of farm to school, and is dedicated to advocating for the development of just food systems serving our youth, families, and communities now and for future generations. Alena is a member of the San Carlos Apache Tribe, Dine and Laguna Pueblo, she lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

National Farm to School Network is an information, advocacy, and networking hub for communities working to bring local food sourcing and food and agriculture education into school systems and early care and education environments. To learn more about our work, visit

Our vision is to create a space where food system advocates from across the state convene annually to network, learn, and engage.

Center For Rural Affairs Lincoln Lancaster Food Policy Council Nebraska Department of Agriculture Nebraska Department of Education Nebraska Extension Nebraska Food Council Share Our Table Whispering Roots No More Empty Pots