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Thursday, October 10 • 10:00am - 11:30am
The Future of Food Policy: Opportunities for Disruption (Presentation & Panel Discussion) LIMITED

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From policy to practice, how does immigration policy impact Idahoans?

Rick Naerebout, CEO of the Idaho Dairyman's Association is leading the charge around responsible immigration reform. Hear about the work they are doing nationally and how it affects farmers in Idaho.

Rick will present the work that they are conducting at the Idaho Dairyman's Association for 30 minutes.That presentation will be followed by a candid panel discussion with a variety of thought-leaders from different industries as they explore the role policymakers have in helping to disrupt the food & beverage industries.

The panel of thought leaders includes: Rachel Greenberger (Moderator), Janie Burns, Rick Naerebout, and Michael Forman.

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Rachel Greenberger

Co-Founder & Director, Food Sol
Rachel Greenberger is Co-founder and Director of Food Sol, an educational startup she built from scratch into a nationally recognized first-of-its-kind program. Food Sol is centered around gatherings of food entrepreneurs, industry leaders, and students, and has given thousands of people direct access to a specialized network of professionals... Read More →
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Janie Burns

Owner, Meadowlark Farm
Janie Burns of Meadowlark Farm in Nampa raises lambs, chickens and chicken eggs using organic methods. She is one of the leading voices in Idaho’s “local food movement.” She has watched with dismay as Idaho farms have dwindled from more than 40,000 in 1950 to just over 25,000... Read More →
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Michael Forman

Founder, Pure Love Sustainability Inc.
Pure Love Sustainability Inc. (a Boise, ID based sustainability consulting company) was founded by Michael Forman who is a native of New York City. He moved to Boise in Jan. 2018 because he wanted to be able to help Boise citizens, communities, businesses, organizations and local... Read More →
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Rick Naerebout

Chief Executive Officer, Idaho Dairymen's Association
Rick Naerebout grew up on his family’s dairy farm in McBain, Michigan, where he learned the value of hard work, integrity, and an appreciation for agriculture that can only be learned on the farm. He moved west with his family after the family dairy was sold in the late 90s and... Read More →

Thursday October 10, 2019 10:00am - 11:30am MDT
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