Conference:

Local Sustainable Meat & Poultry:  Making the Shift in Institutional Purchasing

Thursday, May 5, 2011
Ten Oaks Ballroom and Conference Center
Clarksville, MD

Our speakers’ presentations are listed below with video recordings, audio recordings with slides (webinar style), and with power point presentions.  We hope that you enjoy them and find them useful and informative as you move local sustainable meat and poultry purchasing forward at your institution.

For questions or more information, please contact us at 410-706-1924 or sustainablefoods@son.umaryland.edu.

Welcome & Introduction

Louise Mitchell
Sustainable Foods Program Manager, Maryland Hospitals for a Healthy Environment, University of Maryland School of Nursing; Regional Organizer, Health Care Without Harm, Baltimore, Maryland

The Health and Environmental Impacts of Large-Scale Meat & Poultry Production

Keeve E. Nachman, PhD, MHS
Assistant Scientist, Departments of Environmental Health Sciences and Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; Program Director, Farming for the Future, Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future , Baltimore, Maryland
[Video - Due to technical difficulties, the video begins 6 minutes into the presentation]        [PowerPoint Presentation]

Defining Sustainable Agricultural Practices

Louise Mitchell
Sustainable Foods Program Manager, Maryland Hospitals for a Healthy Environment, University of Maryland School of Nursing; Regional Organizer, Health Care Without Harm, Baltimore, Maryland
[Video]

Ensuring the Safety of Local Meat and Poultry

Deanna Baldwin
Program Manager, Food Quality Assurance, Maryland Department of Agriculture, Annapolis, Maryland
[Video]                  [PowerPoint Presentation with Audio]                  [PowerPoint Presentation]

Sherry Donovan-Morris, REHS, RSSection Head, Center for Retail Food, Plan & Process Reviews, Office of Food Protection & Consumer Health Services, Infectious Disease and Environmental Health Administration, Maryland Department of Health & Mental Hygiene (DHMH), Baltimore, Maryland
[Video]                   [PowerPoint Presentation with Audio]                  [PowerPoint Presentation]

Cost-Saving Purchasing Strategies Used by Leading Institutions

Anders Grant, MS, RD, LDN, CSSD,
Clinical Dietitian, Carroll Hospital Center, Westminster, Maryland
[Video]                    [PowerPoint Presentation with Audio]                  [PowerPoint Presentation]

Holly Emmons, RD, LD, MPA
Food and Nutrition Services Manager, Union Hospital of Cecil County, Elkton, Maryland
[Video]                    [PowerPoint Presentation with Audio]                    [PowerPoint Presentation]

Doug Davis
Director of Food Services, Burlington Public School District, Burlington, Vermont
[Video]                   [PowerPoint Presentation with Audio]                     [PowerPoint Presentation]

John Engstrom
Regional Manager, East Coast, Bon Appetit Management Company
[Video]

Panel of these 4 Institutional Purchasers - Question & Answer Session
[Panel Q and A Video]

Selling to Institutions – The Farmers’ Experiences

Ginger Myers
Director, Maryland Rural Enterprise Development Center; Agricultural Marketing Specialist and Chair of the Maryland Niche Meats and Poultry Producers Working Group, University of Maryland Extension, Western Maryland Research and Education Center; Agricultural Consultant, Maryland Hospitals for a Healthy Environment; Farmer/Meat and Poultry Producer, Evermore Farm, Westminster, Maryland; Beef Producer, Liberty Delight Farms, Reisterstown, Maryland.                 [PowerPoint Presentation with Audio - Due to technical difficulties, this audio presentation was recreated after the conference]

Shane Hughes

Farmer/Beef Producer, Liberty Delight Farms, Reisterstown, Maryland
[Video]                  [PowerPoint Presentation with Audio]              [PowerPoint Presentation]

Building a Partnership With Your Distributor: A Model for Purchasing Sustainable Poultry

Kip Hardy, MS, RD, LDManager, Food Service Projects, Food & Nutrition Services, Emory Healthcare, Atlanta, Georgia
with
Gloriane Crater, RD
Director of Healthcare Services, US Foodservice, Atlanta, Georgia
[Video]                [PowerPoint Presentation with Audio]                 [PowerPoint Presentation]