Interested in sponsoring Foster Our Future 2020? Contact Renee Bullion at rbullion@foundationfar.org or 202-836-9955. Opportunities are still available for food, beverage or reception sponsorship.

Foster Our Future offers numerous opportunities to showcase innovation in food and agriculture. Additional opportunities exist to showcase your organization’s leadership with an exhibit, booth or presentation. Highlight your role in addressing food and agriculture challenges with a visibility and recognition sponsorship. Talk to FFAR on how to customize a sponsorship package.


“The Sugar Association is proud to sponsor the inaugural Foster Our Future event. As the scientific voice of the U.S. sugar industry, we see important value in the program’s exploration of research, science, agriculture, and the challenges facing food. These efforts support our own continuous focus on transparent scientific research and sharing knowledge of sugar and the role it plays in a balanced diet.”

Courtney Gaine, PhD, RD
President and CEO,             The Sugar Association

“Our sponsorship of the inaugural Foster Our Future event provided a platform to connect with Capitol Hill staffers and political influencers in Washington, D.C. that would otherwise be difficult to reach. The conversations we engaged in on our work in regenerative agriculture and our hopes for an ecosystem services market have helped pave the way for ongoing collaboration with key stakeholders.”

Mary Jane Melendez
Chief Sustainability & Social Impact Officer, General Mills

“The Soil Health Institute is excited to support Foster Our Future, which showcases breakthroughs in food and agriculture. Healthy soils are one tool to address climate change, food security, pollinator and wildlife habitats, air and water quality, drought resiliency, and human health. Foster Our Future allows us to learn from each other as we make soil health a cornerstone for managing natural resources.”

Dr. Wayne Honeycutt
President and Chief Executive Officer, Soil Health Institute

"As promoters of innovation and entrepreneurship in the global fight against hunger and malnutrition, Food Enterprise Solutions understands the value of research in driving positive changes in food systems. FES is proud to be a partner with FFAR in supporting Foster our Future 2020, and we view this venue as highly complementary to our own vision of cultivating the power of business to reduce food loss, food waste, and foodborne pathogens. FES looks forward to learning from others as well as sharing our own experiences during this important event."

Russ Webster
President, Food Enterprise Solutions