Food Almanac 2012: Forecasting the Year Ahead in Food, Farm Policy, and Politics
Food Systems Network NYC presents
THE NYC FOOD ALMANAC 2012: Forecasting the Year Ahead in Food and Farm Policy and Politics
Since 1818, The Farmers Almanac has provided farmers with uncannily accurate weather predictions based on the predictions of their esteemed weather prognosticator, Caleb Weatherbee.
On January 24, 2012, the 2nd Annual NYC Food Almanac will predict what will and call for what should happen during 2012 in the food and farm policy and politics affecting New York City, the northeast region, the nation, and our planet.The Food Almanac 2012 panelists include:
Brain Halweil, Worldwatch Institute and Edible East End (Moderator, confirmed)
Cheryl Rogowski, W. Rogowski Farm (confirmed)
Other panelists to be confirmed soon!
The evening will begin with networking and seasonal hors d'oeuvres from The Cleaver Co. A simple winter supper will follow the panel discussion and Q&A. Wine and local beer will be served.
Proceeds from this event will benefit Food Systems Network NYC, a not-for-profit membership organization dedicated to ensuring the health and well-being of New Yorkers through access to good, wholesome, nutritious, and safe food and to supporting a strong, sustainable regional farm and food economy. FSNYC brings together regional and local stakeholders - from producers to distributors, advocates, officials, and eaters - to generate synergies that will help defeat hunger, improve health, and create a vital, regional food sector. FSNYC is a program of The Fund for the City of New York.
When: Tuesday, January 24, 2012, 6:30 to 9 pm
Where: 632Below, 632 Hudson Street (between Jane and Horatio Streets), New York, NY 10014
Tickets: $35 FSNYC members, $45 non-members
632 Hudson St.
New York, NY 10014
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