NYC Food and Climate Summit


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THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO ATTENDED THE NYC FOOD & CLIMATE SUMMIT.



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Manhattan Borough President
Scott M. Stringer

Just Food


and
New York University

present

NYC Food and Climate Summit:
Creating a Platform for Change


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

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.


Plenary Speakers
Anna Lappé

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 FOOD DRIVE WILL BE SPONSORED BY
NYU’S CAMPUS HARVEST FOOD DRIVE.
PLEASE BRING HEALTHY FOOD FOR DONATION TO CITY HARVEST.


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Agenda

8:45-9:30am

Registration

9:30-11:00am

Plenary
Skirball Center for the Performing Arts
566 LaGuardia Place

11:00-11:15am

Break

11:15am-12:45pm

Breakout Sessions – 1st round
Kimmel Center
60 Washington Square South

12:45-2:00pm

Lunch
Bring your own, dine in, or dine out!
Map of Nearby Sustainable and Veggie-Friendly Eateries

2:00-3:30pm

Breakout Sessions – 2nd round
Kimmel Center

3:30-5:00pm

Expo and Reception
Kimmel Center

For more information, please contact
Office of the Manhattan Borough President at 212-669-2094.
kspaulding@manhattanbp.org