Access to healthy, nutritious food is essential. Join the conversation on how we can educate the next generation to help feed a growing population. Panelists will share how they are helping to educate youth on health, nutrition, agriculture, and food production, as well as identifying the work that still needs to be done in this area.
Moderator: Jennifer Sirangelo, President & CEO, National 4-H Council
Dr. R. Kirby Barrick, Professor Emeritus and Former Dean of UF/IFAS College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
Michelle Curts, Leadership Programs Coordinator, Florida Farm Bureau
Dr. Christopher DeCubellis, UF/IFAS Florida 4-H State Specialized Agent- Dairy and Animal Sciences
Travis Mitchell, Food Systems Specialist, UF/IFAS Extension Family Nutrition Program
Shelby Sumner, Florida 4-H State Officer, Okeechobee County 4-H
Hunter Williams, Florida 4-H State Officer, Union County 4-H
Doors open at 6:00 pm and Panel Discussion begins at 6:30 pm. Following the panel, attendees are invited to mingle & network, explore related curriculum on display and visit the Cade Museum’s Creativity Lab. This event is ideal for educators, parents, anyone in a food-related profession or with an interest in food-related issues. Hosted by the Cade Museum for Creativity and Invention, and UF/IFAS Florida 4-H
Saturday, November 23rd Alachua County Farm Bureau Young Farmers & Ranchers hosts the Alachua County Farm Bureau Food and Agriculture Festival. Join us at the Cade Museum for food trucks and booths from local farms and producers. FREE ADMISSION TO THE CADE MUSEUM FOR ALL ON NOVEMBER 23RD: The admission fee into The Cade Museum will be waived for this day only so you can explore the Food Revolution theme. This event aims to share the importance that agriculture plays at the local, state and national level.
Now through November 24th Please drop canned food into the Food Drive bin at the Cade Museum through 11/24 to help feed local families during the holiday season. Any donation is so greatly appreciated!
This Cade Food Drive benefits The Bread of the Mighty Food Bank that serves meals to local families
Holiday 2019 Food Boxes Donations of any of these, or other canned or shelf-stable items, would be greatly appreciated during this holiday season.
1 box of “Stove Top” Stuffing
1 can of chicken or vegetable broth
1-pound bag of rice
2 cans of corn
2 cans of green beans or other vegetable
2 cans of fruit
2 cans of cream soup (mushroom, celery, chicken, etc.)
1 can of sweet potato
1 box of instant potato
1 box of macaroni & cheese
1 can of evaporated milk
1 can/jar/package of gravy
1 can of cranberry sauce
1 large juice or small package tea bags or small package coffee
Donation of almost any non-perishable food item is desirable. Below are several of the most requested items by families served by The Bread of the Mighty Food Bank.
Rice Pasta Potatoes (Instant or Canned)
Macaroni & Cheese
Canned Tuna, Meat, Beans, Chili, Stew
Juice (Bottled or Canned)
Shelf Stable Milk
Coffee / Tea
Additionally, the following non-food items will also be accepted at the Cade.