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Speakers Michael Hurwitz, Director, Greenmarket Zaid Kurdieh, Norwich Meadows Farm (Farmer) Lynn Loflin, Lenox Hill Neighborhood House (Buyer) Peter Hoffman, Back Forty West ( Chef ) Lorrie Clevenger – Rise & Root Farm (Farmer) PLEASE RSVP HERE: http://bit.ly/1QNXC6n SEATING IS LIMITEDFind out more »
Chef Michel Nischan: Unlocking affordability: Making healthy choices cheaper helps local food commerce thrive
Panelists Chef Michel Nischan, Founder & CEO, Wholesome Wave (Speaker) Barbara J. Turk, Director of Food Policy, Mayor's Office Gary Glowaczeski, NYS Farmer Moderated by Charles Platkin, PhD, MPH Healthy Breakfast Will Be Served @ 8:30AM RSVP HERE>>>Find out more »
***Panel Discussion + Networking + Food (donated by Le Pain Quotidien and Le Botaniste)***
The panel will reveal business opportunities and challenges in sustainable food industries and discuss how we can all participate in creating a better food system and healthier community.
Join the New York City Food Policy Center at Hunter College for an exciting evening honoring New York City's 40 under 40 working to transform the food system. Our honorees include policymakers, educators, community advocates, farmers, innovators and more who are making significant strides to create healthier, more sustainable food environments and to use food to promote community and economic development.
Appetizers featuring produce from the Union Square Greenmarket and drinks will be served. Special thanks to Bartleby & Sage, www.bartlebyandsage.com
Discussion + Networking + Healthy Breakfast Served (This is a FREE Event) How Can Technology Help the Food System? “Food technology” traditionally referred to the science behind food processing and preservation through much of the 20th century; today food tech is working to find innovative solutions to improve access to healthy food, reduce food waste and mitigate agriculture's impact on climate change. This panel will feature leaders in the food tech industry who are finding creative solutions to food-related issues in…Find out more »