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Do you know about all the upcoming conferences for young people involved in the food movement? Below you can find information about a few that caught our attention–some of them will have panels or workshops on Slow Food and the Youth Food Movement. If you know of other events that we should be aware of, fill us in!

Real Food Summits – gatherings for the Real Food Challenge

2nd Annual Strengthening the Roots Food & Justice Convergence:
February 13 – 15, 2009
Santa Cruz, California
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The Convergence hopes to develop and strengthen networks and encourage collaboration to grow and enhance the sustainable food and fair trade movements. Join the Real Food community and the energized students involved with United Students for Fair Trade in Santa Cruz for an exciting and inspirational weekend of real work and planning for the future of the movement.

Southeast Youth Food Activist Summit
February 13 – 15, 2009
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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The Southeast Youth Food Activist Summit is the first of its kind in the region, bringing together students and youth activists from throughout the Southeast to strategize and strengthen the youth network in the region for greater accessibility and use in growing movement.