Re: [permaculture-61] Dec. 5, 8 and 12, food, agriculture, permaculture events

From: user 3.
Sent on: Monday, December 7, 2009 4:41 PM
Hi Alice,
 
We have spoken in the past.  I would like to attend the December 8th event at I chase Manhattan Plaza.
  I sent an email today, but  are you going to the panel discussion on  agriculture sustainability?
 
 
Sincerely,
 
Sonia Ingram
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From: Alice <[address removed]>
Subject: [permaculture-61] Dec. 5, 8 and 12, food, agriculture, permaculture events
To: [address removed]
Date: Thursday, December 3, 2009, 10:59 AM

Hi all, 
Check these out -- many thanks to Lois Sturm! 
Alice

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(1)   Sat. Dec. 5, 12-5 pm ��� South Bronx Food & Film Expo
(2)  Tues. Dec. 8, 6:30 pm ��� Can Big Food Embrace Sustainable Agriculture? A Panel Discussion
(3)  Sat. Dec. 12, 8:30 am - 5 pm - NYC Food and Climate Summit: Creating a Platform for Change, NYU

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Sat.  December 5,  noon to 5:00 pm


South Bronx Food & Film Expo


The Point, 940 Garrison Avenue, Bronx


Free vegan lunch and film screenings: 

     12:15 - What's on Your Plate?   http://www.whatsonyourplateproject.org
       1:30 - short films made in the Bronx, including an extended version of an urban farming video

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VgGL6mz3dBY
       3:00 - FRESH!   http://www.freshthemovie.com

For more info contact Adam:[masked] x 128
www.thepoint.org

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New Yorkers who can make this should go to support Josh. He's dramatically outnumbered! 

 

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Register at http://www.riskmetrics.com/events/2009sustainability_practice/register

 

Can Big Food Embrace Sustainable Agriculture? A Panel Discussion

 

December 8, 2009
6:30 pm
- Panel Discussions
8:00 pm - Reception

 


RiskMetrics Group
One Chase Manhattan Plaza, 44th Fl., Manhattan

Please email advance questions for the panelists to [address removed]

The sustainability of large-scale agriculture is increasingly being called into question. Food manufacturers and agribusinesses catering to global food markets are being challenged by the rising demand for sustainably grown food. What material impact will this have for the food sector?

The discussion will explore what companies are doing to drive profitability while navigating the challenges of agricultural sustainability.

Panelists:

  • Michael Doane, Agricultural Economics and Sustainability, Monsanto
  • Ani Gulati, Assistant General Counsel and Sustainability, General Mills
  • Chip Jones, SVP Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability, Dean Foods
  • Jake Baker, Climate Change Investment Research, Deutsche Bank
  • Tensie Whelan, President, Rainforest Alliance
  • Josh Viertel, President, Slow Food USA

Moderator:

  • Linda-Eling Lee, Sustainability Research, RiskMetrics Group

 

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Saturday, December 12, 2009
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

New York University
Jack H. Skirball Center for the Performing Arts
566 LaGuardia Place, NY, NY 10012

free but must register  http://www.nyu.edu/sustainability/foodandclimatesummit/

 

Scott M. Stringer, Just Food and New York University present:

NYC Food and Climate Summit:  Creating a Platform for Change

Plenary Speakers
Anna Lapp��,
Founder, Small Planet Institute
Marion Nestle, Paulette Goddard Professor of Nutrition, Food Studies & Public Health
Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development, New York University

 

A summit for family farmers, community gardeners, concerned citizens, activists, advocates, parents food experts, policy makers, environmentalists, nutritionists, educators, urban planners, urban designers, government, community, business and civic leaders, educators, elected officials, city government leaders. The goal of this Summit is to increase engagement and action around our food system���s role in climate problems and solutions.

 

 

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