Save the Date - WFC Conference 2015 is September 30-October 2 in Yakima, WA

 Each year, the Washington Food Coalition hosts its annual conference, an event that brings together folks fighting hunger from all over Washington State. Attendees will have the opportunity to develop new collaborations, share information about tools and resources, hear about new and innovative programs and services, and network with others who share in their commitment to alleviate hunger. 

The conference will feature a mix of keynote, breakout and networking sessions. We also offer a variety of exciting tours at local wineries, organic farms, and food banks. The event provides an experience that is both informative and fun! 

Thanks to generous sponsors, conference costs are kept low and scholarships are available. 

Come join us as we share ideas, learn together, and find practical solutions to common problems. 


Yakima Convention Center 

10 North 8th St 

Yakima, WA 98901-2515 


Discount rooms available for 

conference attendees until 9/15/15 at 

Red Lion Yakima 

(1-person=$83 & 2-person=$103) 

Reservations: Call (509) 248-5900 

Meeting the Future - WFC Conference 2014
Thank you to our fantastic conference sponsors for 2014!
Visit our Facebook page for images and insights from our 2014 Conference

Click below to download presentation materials and resources! 

building a great board 

food safety.ppt

conference presenter bios

elevating board financial literacy through fun 

forms training 
wfc forms training 2014 final 2.ppt

organizational basics
nonprofit nuts bolts.pptx

plan building
pb workbook.pdf

online presentation  


Thursday Keynote Speaker
Joel Berg, Executive Director of
New York Coalition Against Hunger

Joel Berg is a nationally recognized leader and media spokesman in the fields of domestic hunger, food security, obesity, poverty, food-related economic development, national service, and volunteerism. 

He is Executive Director of the New York City Coalition Against Hunger and a Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress. He is also author of All You Can Eat: How Hungry Is America? , the definitive and most well-reviewed book on American hunger of the last decade.

Friday Keynote Speaker
Janet Poppendieck, Professor of Sociology at
Hunter College, City University of New York
It’s the rare academic who is able to bridge the gap between research and action. But food scholar Janet Poppendieck, a professor of sociology at Hunter College, City University of New York, has been a galvanizing voice in the food community whose works on poverty, hunger, and food assistance have inspired activism across the country.
Janet is the author of Free for All: Fixing School Food in America; (University of California Press, 2010); Sweet Charity? Emergency Food and the End of Entitlement (Penguin, 1999); and Breadlines Knee Deep in Wheat: Food Assistance in the Great Depression (Rutgers University Press, 1985).

2014 Conference Workshop Sessions
View our online Conference Guide below for full event details, including workshop tracks and sessions.



 Conference sponsor opportunities still available! 

Our conference sponsors allow us to put on an extraordinary event while keeping costs manageable for hunger fighters on tight budgets. Sponsors also receive numerous benefits and promotion opportunities.
Contact us to let us know how you would like to support this event


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