Thursday, May 30th
10:00 am – 12:00 noon
Holy Cross Hospital, Silver Spring, Maryland
Continuing Education approval is pending for:
Chefs through the American Culinary Federation
Dietary Managers through the Association of Nutrition and Foodservice Professionals
Dietitians & Dietetic Technicians Registered through the Maryland Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Agenda Highlights – New Speakers Announced!
- Strategies for Driving Change in our Regional Food System: The Power of Institutions to Change the Market
Amanda Behrens, Co-Coordinator, Chesapeake Foodshed Initiative; Senior Program Officer, Maryland Food System Mapping Project, Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future
Renee Catacalos, Deputy Director, Future Harvest-Chesapeake Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture
- Making Requests of Distributors and GPOs for Local Sustainable Foods
- Best Practices and Successful Strategies for Purchasing and Selling Local Sustainable Foods
Holly Emmons, RD, LD, MPA, Manager, Food & Nutrition Services, Union Hospital of Cecil County; Co-Convener, Chesapeake Food Leadership Council
Ty Paup, General Manager, Bon Appetit Management Company, Johns Hopkins University
Marla Caplon, RD, LD, Director, Division of Food and Nutrition Services, Montgomery County Public Schools
- Food Services Directors
- Productions Managers
- Purchasing Managers
- Clinical Dietitians
- Group Purchasing Organizations
- Food Service Management Companies
- Nurses, Physicians, other Health Providers
- Sustainability Managers, Green Team Leaders
- Local Food Hubs
- Non-Profit Organizations
- State and Local Agencies
- Academic Programs in Health, Food, & Agriculture
- Others interested in a healthy food system
Types of Institutions Participating:
- Nursing Homes
- Hotels & other Businesses
- Sports & Entertainment Venues
- Correctional Facilities
- Corporate Campuses
- Government Agencies
The mission of the Chesapeake Food Leadership Council is to engage food service professionals in sharing best practices, networking and learning, implementing strategic purchasing solutions throughout the supply chain, and advocating for policies that support access to healthier local sustainable foods for hospitals, other institutions and the communities they serve.
For More Information: 410-706-1924 or https://sites.google.com/site/mdh2eflc
Directions to Holy Cross Hospital:
Holy Cross Hospital
Education Room 1 (EDU 1)
1500 Forest Glen Road
Silver Spring, Maryland 20910
From the Northwest:
Follow I-270 South; merge to I-495 toward Washington. Follow I-495 to Exit 31A, Georgia Avenue-Wheaton (Route 97); exit carefully (there is no merge area). Go to the first traffic light and turn right onto Forest Glen Road. Follow several blocks to Holy Cross Hospital on the right.
From the Northeast:
Follow I-95 South toward Washington; merge to I-495 toward Silver Spring. Follow to Exit 31A, Georgia Avenue-Wheaton (Route 97 North); exit carefully (there is no merge area). Go to the second traffic light and turn right onto Forest Glen Road. Follow several blocks to Holy Cross Hospital on the right.
Montgomery County Ride On bus service is available from the Forest Glen Metro to Holy Cross Hospital. Take the #8 bus to Holy Cross Hospital. Holy Cross Hospital is five blocks from the Forest Glen (red Line) metro station.
Our parking garage is located to the left of the main hospital entrance. Valet parking is available at the main entrance. Holy Cross Hospital charges for parking, Patients and visitors receive thefirst hour of parking free, $2.00 for the second hour and $1.00 for each additional hour – up to a maximum of $6 per day.
Please be aware that street parking in the community surrounding the hospital is by resident permit only. Hospital patients, visitors and meeting participants who park on the community streets risk being ticketed or towed by the county.
How to Get to the EDU 1 Meeting Room at Holy Cross Hospital:
The Meeting is in Education Room 1 (EDU 1) - Enter Lobby through the West Concourse, EDU 1 is the first room on right.
Questions on the Day of the Meeting?
443-465-4845 Call or Text
Gina Navarro, Sustainable Foods Project Coordinator
Maryland Hospitals for a Healthy Environment (MD H2E)