Project for Public Spaces (PPS) | Conference Organizer

Project for Public Spaces, Inc. is a nonprofit technical assistance, research, and educational organization. PPS’ Public Market Program aims to foster innovation and new models for public markets that are economically sustainable while maximizing their benefits on their communities, and contributing to the creation of the public places that attract a broad diversity of people. For the past three years, with the support of the Ford and W. K. Kellogg Foundations, PPS has funded projects with 40 farmers markets, market networks and state farmers market associations in over 20 states. These innovative grantee projects will be highlighted at the conference.

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Conference Participants

Participating in the conference will be a broad mix of market managers, downtown planners, grassroots organizers, local food advocates, transportation experts, health care professionals, and educators from around the world.

Host Committee

The following representatives from Bay Area organizations have generously agreed to guide our conference planning: