Monday, November 05, 2007

Super Cool Farm Bill Event at NYU

Sigh, to be in New York...

The Farm Bill 2007: Understanding What you Pay for an Apple or a Twinkie Can Affect Public Health

What do you eat?
What if your choice is made for you by agribusiness?
What regulations are in place to preserve the quality of your food?
Why does the Farm Bill fall under the radar of the general consumer?
What is the impact of current grassroots movements calling attention to the quality of our food?

Join an informative discussion with our esteemed panelists addressing the impact of the 2007 Farm Bill on health determinants.


Marion Nestle
Paulette Goddard Professor of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health, New York University
Author of the best-selling books: Food Politics and What to Eat [great books!]

Dan Barber
Creative Director, Stone Barns Center of Food and Agriculture
Chef and co-owner of Blue Hill: 2006 James Beard Winner – Best Restaurant, New York City

Christina Grace
Manager, Urban Food System Programs
NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets

Monday, November 12th
Check-in: 6:45 PM to 7:00 PM
Presentation: 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Reception: to follow

Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, New York University
The Rudin Family Forum for Civic Dialogue
The Puck Building, 2nd Floor
295 Lafayette Street
Sponsored by the Wagner Health Network


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