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LOCAL FOOD INITIATIVES: Discussion on New Action in the Local Food Movement

November 13, 2013 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

| Free

“Tell me what you eat and I will tell you who you are,” Brillat Savarin

The idea that our food determines our state of mind and health, as expressed by the 19th-century French foodie, Anthime Brillat-Savarin, is as old as it is obvious. Still, in our busy and convenience-seeking lives, most of us living in industrial western countries pay less and less attention to the origin and quality of our meals.

A byproduct of industrialized food production and distribution is the enormous waste (around 35%) of foodstuffs, while more than 15% of US population suffers from food insecurity.

How can we improve access to good and wholesome food, reduce food waste and use organic waste to improve agricultural soils through composting? What do new technologies such as GMO mean for the future of our food production and the environment?

 

Find answers to these and many other food-related questions at

Orange Chatham Sierra Club-sponsored panel featuring

 

Ben Green from The Farmery

Chef Kabui of Organics and Sound

Renée Maas from Food and Water Watch 

Justin Senkbeil from CompostNow 

Maurice Small, Urban Ag Program Manager for Inter-Faith Food Shuttle

 

Details

Date:
November 13, 2013
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Venue

Chapel Hill Public Library
100 Library Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Organizer

Orange Chatham Sierra Club
Phone:
919 9684318
Email:
Website:
http://nc.sierraclub.org/ocg/