The Brooklyn Food Conference
May 2, 2009
Discuss and learn more about: the effects of our food system on health, the environment, and labor; improving the nutritional content of school lunches; urban agriculture; farmers’ markets; community gardens; and food coops. Most workshop presenters will come from Brooklyn community organizations.
Guest Speakers include: Dan Barber (executive chef and owner of Blue Hill Restaurant, Anna Lappé (author of Grub: Ideas for an Urban Organic Kitchen) Raj Patel (author of Stuffed and Starved: The Hidden Battle for the World Food System) and LaDonna Redmond (head of the Institute of Community Resource Development in Chicago).
To learn more and to register, go to: http://brooklynfoodconference.org