Southwest Regional Breakout 2013 food access summit Applying what we’re learning at the Food Access Summit to forward momentum in Southwest Minnesota
Why are we here? • Promoting connections & relationships • Applying insights from the keynote to healthy food access efforts in our region • Providing action-oriented, practical tools and ideas
Welcome, Southwest! Pam Bagley SHIP coordinator, Meeker County Anne Dybsetter Community Food System Educator, SW region And you are?
Today’s Agenda • 10:15 Welcome • 10:30 Introductions & observations • 10:40 Pair and small-group discussion • 11:10 Considering next steps • 11:25 Identifying themes • 11:45 Next steps • 12:00 Adjourn
Introductions What key point from Mark Winne’s keynote stood out for you? To Do: Each person write 1 key point on a sticky note & post it.
reflect Based on what you heard, what challenges or concerns do you have? To Do: Listen to your partner. After they finish, write 1 key point.
reflect What gives you the most hope for improving healthy food access? To Do: Listen to your partner. After they finish, write 1 key point.
interpret How is your own community affected what we’ve talked about so far? To Do: Listen to your partner. After they finish, write 1 key point.
interpret How is our whole region affected what we’ve talked about so far? To Do: Each table decides on 3-4 main points to record and post
apply In what ways might we work differently or change because of what we learned today? To Do: Individually reflect and post 1-2 ideas
apply What are the next steps for our region? To Do: Each table decides on 3-4 main points to record and post
Themes To Do: Choose a question. Work with the group to cluster the responses into themes. Do NOT talk.
report Select • a spokesperson • a time-keeper • Report your question and the themes you identified in 60 seconds.
Next steps • Join the SW group on the Healthy Eating Minnesota Network: www.healthyeatingmn.org. • Post themes from today’s conversation on the SW page
Next steps • Contribute your ideas: What would you like to see happen at future SW regional gatherings? • Volunteer to be an advisor to plan upcoming regional gatherings
Lunch conversation • ORID process handout • Discuss during lunch: • What unique resources does our region have that can help us take effective action together? • What could you or your organization do to act on the themes we identified?
Thank you! This fall, look for another Southwest Food Network gathering