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The Future of Food Policy in the Post-Bloomberg Era

This is also in the Talking Transitions Tents, and we should go there with our FOOD NOT FRACKING www.foodnotfracking.org campaign! It is directly following the 10am Resiliency panel with the Urban "Green" Council, so come to one or come to both. I made separate meetups for these. Here's the skinny:

NYU Wagner Food Policy Alliance (WFPA), Just Food, Columbia Food Policy and Obesity Prevention (FPOP)
Be heard! Join NYU Wagner Food Policy Alliance, Just Food, and Columbia's Food Policy and Obesity Prevention (FPOP), a team of policy experts, and your fellow farm and food justice advocates and activists to learn about the current state of the food system and share your hopes and priorities with the incoming administration. Whether your interest is local agriculture, school food, antihunger, farmers markets, urban agriculture, fracking, the cost of food, fair food jobs, all of the above, or another aspect of the food system - we want to hear from you! All eaters are welcome.
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  • A former member
    A former member

    A lot of ideas flowed…..

    November 17, 2013

  • Kim F.

    Great to see you all!! We did great work today.
    Here are the notes from our breakout table. We had some folks new to fracking, and interested! If you want this in email format with the linked text, shoot me an email @ [masked]

    - We reviewed the Spectra Pipeline and Rockaway Pipelines

    -We spoke about Radium leaking into our waterway system that effects our food shed

    -We spoke about next steps for the new adminstration taking our demand for renewable energy seriously

    -We spoke about next steps for citizens
    -Connect with the DOE, Community Farms and Gardens like Ecostation Food CoOps to start educating our communities about food health and the greater negative impacts of our food source from fracking.
    -Talk to people on the street
    -Comment against fracking infrastructure in NYState (comment period until DEC 4th!)
    -Comment against fracking infrastructure in NYC (comment period until DEC 9th!)

    November 17, 2013

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