Tuesday May 12th, 2015 PRE-LAUNCH ACTIVITIES (For Early Arrivals) If you arrive early for the Local Foods, Local Places event, you are invited to enjoy lunch on your own and to a tour of Sustainable Williamson projects. Enjoy Lunch in Williamson! Several Williamson restaurants offer healthy and delicious menu selections. Post a lunch photo to Instagram or Facebook #weallgottaeat and help a local restaurant win a prize. Featured restaurants include: 34: Ate, Righteous Brew, Hurley’s Drug Store, Sazon and Starters Sport’s Bar. Culture of Health Tour from 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Meet at Williamson Farmers Market and My Mobile Market located on the corner of 2nd Avenue and Vinson Street in the parking lot across from BB&T. The first stop on the walking tour is Williamson Health and Wellness Center and the Mingo County Diabetes Coalition followed by The Coal House for a dose of Hatfield McCoy history. Next, the group will proceed to City Gym and the Health Innovation HUB before returning back to the farmers market. Guests will then travel by caravan to the final stop on the tour, Ramella Park Community Gardens. EVENT LAUNCH May 12th – 13th, 2015 EVENING AGENDA Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College, Williamson Campus 1601 Armory Drive, Williamson WV 25661, 4th Floor (Room 433 & Room 431) 5:30 p.m. 8:00 p.m. Room 433 Local Food’s Role in Building a Culture of Health BBQ Dinner catered by Wingo’s Grill, a local restaurant in Matewan, WV. Purpose: “Where are we now, where do we want to be” Renaissance Planning will lead off this session by providing an overview of the Local Foods, Local Places program and facilitate discussions that reveal community values and vision. This hour-long presentation and discussion will make the connections between local food systems, place-based considerations, and community health and economic development goals. The second part of this session features snapshots from Sustainable Williamson (WV) and a network of communities including speakers from Growing Warriors (WV, KY), Greenbrier Health Alliance (WV), McDowell County Farmers (WV), Community Oriented Health Logistics (VA), Scioto Health Department (OH), Sustainable Pike County (KY), Rebuilding West Liberty (KY) Amizade, Policy Consensus Initiative, Allto University and including two short Health Innovation HUB films by students. 8:30 p.m. P-nut Butter S’mores & Bonfire at Ramella Park Community Gardens Wednesday, May 13th, 2015 DAY TWO MORNING AGENDA Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College, Williamson Campus 1601 Armory Drive, Williamson WV 25661, 4th Floor (Room 433 & Room 431) 9:00 a.m. 9:30 a.m. Strengthen the Local Food System and Place-based Considerations “Where are we now, and where do we want to be?” This will involve a summary of the previous night’s feedback and a presentation with case study examples. Renaissance Planning Group 9:30 a.m. 11:00 a.m. 9:30 a.m. 9:40 a.m. 9:40 a.m. 9:50 a.m. 9:50 a.m. 10:05 a.m. 10:05 a.m. 10:10 a.m. 10:10 a.m. 10:25 a.m. 10:25 a.m. 10:45 a.m. 10:45 a.m. 11:00 a.m. Room 433 11:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m. Room 433 12:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m. Room 433 Welcome by Leasha Johnson, Executive Director, Mingo County Redevelopment Authority Veterans and Agriculture (includes short 3min film) Jason Linkenhoker, Growing Warriors Mountains of Innovation: Rocks to Crops Bruce Curry, Curry Design Group 5 Minute Distraction with Alexis Batausa, Williamson Health & Wellness Center, Mingo County Diabetes Coalition Industrial Agriculture Opportunities (includes short 3min film) Eric Mathis, Institute for Regenerative Design & Innovation The Price is Right – Pricing Local Foods Adam Taylor, WVFMA and Dee Singh Knights, WVU Extension Service My Mobile Market, Prescription Veggies, Healthy Menus & Food Link facilitated by Maria Arnot and Jenny Hudson, Williamson Health & Wellness, Mingo County Diabetes Coalition Strengthen the Local Food System and Place-based Considerations Renaissance Planning Group will facilitate an exercise to identify strategies followed by a discussion of specific ongoing/planned initiatives, an exercise to help the community identify challenges and opportunities, and an exercise that will allow the community to identify where it would like to apply specific strategies. The last exercise will include putting on the table specific ongoing/planned initiatives that relate to the goal areas for the workshop. This hour session will result in the start of a localized plan (which may vary for other communities) with regional components. Farm to Fork Luncheon Welcome to Williamson with Mayor Steven Knopp featuring #weallgottaeat photos of the Tug Valley High School greenhouse and Starr Honey Farm. Nutrition spotlight with Dana Wright, WVU Extension Service and Kay Mayard, Mingo County Schools. Wednesday, May 13th, 2015 DAY TWO AFTERNOON AGENDA STRATEGY TRACK FARM TRACK REGIONAL & LOCAL SELECT A TRACK SWVCTC Room 433 1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Building a Culture of Health: Implementation Action Plan Purpose: “How to Make it Happen” Confirm and Prioritize Strategies that advance the community’s goals and address the challenges and opportunities identified during the first two work sessions facilitated by Renaissance Planning Group. 1:30 – 2:00 p.m. Collaborative Governance Wendy Willis, Policy Consensus Initiative SWVCTC Room 431 Choose Regional SWVCTC Room 433 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Regional Culture of Health Local Culture of Health Or “How to Make it Happen” Complete Appalachian communities and the SMART Implementation Matrices Hans Schaffers, Director of the Local Renaissance Planning Group Center for Knowledge and Strategy Innovation Research 3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. Wrap up: This wrap up session will be held with core Committee members. The purpose of the session is to revisit and discuss in detail any of the strategies that have been identified during the workshop. Travel to Ramella Park Community Gardens 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Guests who select the garden track will travel from SWVCTC to the Ramella Park Community Gardens across from Williamson Towers. Shitake Mushroom logs LIVE demonstration with Doug Dudley "Three Sisters" seed corn along the fence to vine w/ squash & beans.
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