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"New York Farm Connections: The Five Boroughs As Farmland & Marketplace," at NYU, June 4

May 15, 2009
N-467, 2008-09

New York University’s Fales Library, the home of one of the nation’s largest and most prestigious archives in food studies, will host a panel discussion, “New York Farm Connections: The Five Boroughs as Farmland and Marketplace,” on Thursday, June 4, at 4 p.m. The event takes place at Fales, located on the third floor of the NYU Bobst Library, 70 Washington Square South. It is free to those with an NYU ID; for the public, a $10 donation is suggested. For reservations, call 212.992.9018 or email rsvp.bobst@nyu.edu.

The panelists are:

  • Louise Calderwood, agricultural producer, former Vermont Deputy Secretary of Agriculture; lecturer, Sterling College
  • Bob Lewis, New York Department of Agriculture and Markets
  • Gabriella Petrick, assistant professor, Department of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health, NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development
  • Gus Schumacher, former Undersecretary for Farm and Foreign Agriculture Service, USDA

The discussion is moderated by Clark Wolf, founder of Clark Wolf Company, the food, restaurant, and hospitality consulting firm, and a co-sponsor of the event, along with NYU Steinhardt School’s Department of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health.

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