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Chesapeake Food Summit

September 24, 2018 - 8:00am to September 25, 2018 - 2:00pm

The Chesapeake Food Summit ( is an unique opportunity for our region’s food system leaders to come together as one community to form new relationships within the food sector, share the latest innovations, and build on the great work already happening to strengthen our region’s growing food system. Unprecedented interest, innovation, entrepreneurship, and economic activity are creating a regional food system that celebrates the diversity of our region’s history, resources, and people, making the safest, healthiest, and most sustainable food available to everyone.

The Food Summit will run from Monday, September 24 to midday on Tuesday, September 25. With a deep history as a center of food commerce in the nation’s capital, Union Market is renowned for launching and scaling food businesses and for creating community around diverse yet likeminded creative entrepreneurs. It is the perfect setting to bring together thought leaders, advocates and business representatives to innovate and create new paths forward.

Participant registration: $570
Nonprofit/small business/government registration: $150


We are ensuring that the registration fee will not be a barrier for any nonprofit leaders, small business owners or community members who would like to participate in the Summit. Please email for information about complementary registration.


To learn more about opportunities to support the Summit, contact or visit

Union Market | 1309 5th Street NE, Washington, DC 20002