John Rife

June 28, 8:30am - 10:00am EDT. Hosted at Urban Rethink

part of a series on Food

About the speaker

John is native to Central Florida and a passionate supporter of the small businesses and food entrepreneurs that are making the area a vibrant and tasty place to live. East End Market is a marrying of his experience as a commercial real estate developer and his efforts over the last five years to champion a local and sustainable food system.

In 2010 he founded the Winter Park Harvest Festival, and along with fellow East End staff, he runs the Winter Garden Harvest Festival, farm to table events, agritourism trips and the Winter Park Urban Farm. From public speaking engagements to teaching urban agriculture at Rollins, John is one of Central Florida’s most vocal advocates for the Good Food movement.