Event Details

Date & Time

Saturday, Nov 02, 2024

10:00AM- 5:00PM


Fort De Soto Park, Shelter #14

3500 Pinellas Bayway S., Tierra Verde, Florida, 33715

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About the Event

The Florida Beef Initiative, in collaboration with the Bitcoin Bay Foundation, is excited to announce the Florida Beef Summit 2024, scheduled for November 2, 2024 at Fort De Soto Park, Tierra Verde. This groundbreaking event will unite experts in sustainable agriculture, Bitcoin, and health to explore innovative approaches to food sovereignty and local economies.

Summit Themes

  1. The Role of the Micro-Processing Center in Local Food Sovereignty: Exploring how micro-processing centers can empower communities, enhance food security, and support local agriculture.
  2. The Role of Bitcoin in Peer-to-Peer, Circular Economies: Understanding Bitcoin's potential to create decentralized, community-driven economic systems.
  3. The Role of Beef as Central to Good Health: Discussing the nutritional benefits of beef and its place in a healthy diet.
  4. The Role of the "Modern-Day Cattleman": A cultural discussion on reclaiming the pride and hustle of local beef sales and supporting local ranchers, including the historical significance of the cattleman's brand.
  5. The Voice of the Great American Rancher: Celebrating and amplifying the stories, experiences, and wisdom of America's ranchers. 

About the Organizers

Florida Beef Initiative (in partnership with the Beef Initiative) is committed to providing market access to local beef, while the Bitcoin Bay Foundation is focused on using Bitcoin to enhance the Tampa Bay economy.

Ticketing and Accommodation Information for Florida Beef Summit 2024

To buy your ticket for the Florida Beef Micro Summit 2024 visit http://beefsummits.com


Dr. Phillip Ovadia

Founder, Ovadia Heart Health and Best Selling Author of Stay Off My Operating Table

Website: ifixhearts.com

Twitter: @ifixhearts

A cardiothoracic surgery specialist and best selling author of Stay Off My Operating Table, advocating for preventing heart disease through diet and lifestyle modifications. His insights align with the summit's emphasis on beef in a healthy diet.

Dr. Robert Kiltz

Founder, CNY Fertility, CNY Healing Arts, Molecular Fertility

Website: doctorkiltz.com

Instagram: @doctorkiltz

Founder of CNY Fertility and a proponent of the keto carnivore diet. His perspectives on fertility and wellness underscore the nutritional importance of an animal-based diet. 

Ruffshot June

Founder, Florida Beef Initaitive, Texas Slim's Cuts

Website: floridabeefinitaitive.com

Founder of the Florida Beef Initiative and co-founder of Texas Slim's Cuts. June is dedicated to direct-to-consumer beef industry innovations and cultural discussions around the modern-day cattleman.

Texas Slim

Founder, The Beef Initiative, Texas Slim's Cuts

Website: beefinitiative.com

Twitter: @modernTman

The Modern-Day cattleman from West Texas leading the Beef Initiative, focusing on the revitalization of small-town economies through microprocessing plants and local beef sales.

Leonard Horak

Owner, Circle 6 Farm; Co-Founder, Florida Beef Initiative

Website: circle6farm.com

Intagram: @circle6farm

Visionary grass farmer and rancher behind Circle 6 Farm in Duette, Florida. Leonard's sustainable farming practices are a model for leveraging natural resources in cattle farming.

Justin Trammell

Owner, Tir Bluen Ranch, Panhandle Meat Processing, Ranchers Storefront

Website: tirbluen.com

twitter: @tirbluen

A leader in sustainable ranching and agricultural innovation, integrating modern technology with traditional methods at Tir Bluen Farm. He's a key advocate for micro-processing centers, fostering local economies and environmental sustainability, and co-founder of TBIAC.org, which exemplifies the transformative potential of these centers in community resilience.

Bitcoin Bay Foundation

Local Bitcoin Community Revitalization

Website: bitcoinbay.live

Twitter: @bitcoinbaytpa

Wesley Schlemmer and other representatives from the Bitcoin Bay Foundation will provide insights into Bitcoin's role in Tampa Bay and the local circlular economy. 

Event Schedule


Registration, Welcome and Coffee from Isabella's Coffee

11:00AM- 12:00PM

Texas Slim, The Beef Initiative and TBIAC

12:00PM - 1:00PM

Florida Beef Initiative and Cirlce 6 Farm

1:00PM - 2:00PM

Lunch and Sponsorships


Dr. Philip Ovadia and Dr. Robert Kiltz


Bitcoin Bay Foundation



Location & Accommodations

Address for the Event: 3500 Pinellas Bayway S. Shelter #14. Tierra Verde FL 33715

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