Wednesday, March 25, 2009

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).

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