NYC Conference covers farm to school and nutrition
Posted by on January 30, 2011
As a member of the Board of Trustees for The Culinary Trust, I am co-producing the International Association of Culinary Professionals first New York City Regional Conference. Please join us on February 18th and 19th. OPEN TO NON-MEMBERS. The two-day event is $149 and will be held at multiple venues in the city.
Topics of particular interest to Food Systems Professionals are detailed below.
***Plenary Sessions on Friday, February 18th: Sam Kass (invited), White House Asst. Executive Chef and Michelle Obama’s Chefs Move to School Initiative AND ‘What’s New What’s Next” including Marion Nestle, “Food Politics” Author, Chef Bill Telepan, Wellness in the Schools and Michael Hurwitz, NYC Greenmarkets
****Evening receptions and optional meals at NYC restaurants
***Multiple Workshops on Saturday, February 29th including AM and PM panels on School Food, Grains in NY and Local and Sustainable Meat:
Farm to School
The French Culinary Institute 462 Broadway at Grand Street Speaker: Moderator: Gabriella Petrick of NYU’s Food Studies Program
Panelists: Ben Flanner of Brooklyn Grange, Beth Feehan of NJ Farm to School Network, Sophie McNally/Christiane Baker of Edible Schoolyard at Gravesend (Invited) Stacey Murphy of BK Farmyards
Chefs Who’ve Moved to Schools
The French Culinary Institute 462 Broadway at Grand Street Speaker: Moderator: Fabio Parasecoli of The New School’s Food Studies Program
Panelists: Bill Telepan and Nancy Easton of Wellness in the Schools, Chef Bobo of The Calhoun School, John Turenne of Sustainable Food Systems
Traditional and Heritage Wheat and Grains in New York
James Beard House 167 West 12th Street, b/t 6th & 7th Avenues Speaker: June Russell, Greenmarket
Panelists: Thor Oechner, Farmer Ground & Cayuga Organics, Elizabeth Dyck, formerly with NOFA-NY Northeast Wheat Project Peter Endriss, baker
School Lunch Size Me
The French Culinary Institute 462 Broadway at Grand Street Speaker: Moderator: Jack Murnighan of Babble.com
Panelists: Amy Kalafa and Alex Gunuey of Two Angry Moms, Avis Richards of Birds Nest Productions, Beatriz Beckford of the Brooklyn Food Coalition, Morgan Spurlock (Invited)
Local and Sustainable Meat in New York
James Beard House 167 West 12th Street, b/t 6th & 7th Avenues Speaker: Michael Hurwitz, Greenmarket Director – Moderator
Panelists: Flying Pig Farm, Glynwood Center, Pat LaFrieda (butcher), & Deborah Krasner (author, “Good Meat”)
This should be a great event! Please sign up before it sells out at The Culinary Trust Website: http://theculinarytrust.org/376/ and on the registration page: http://www.rsvpbook.com/event.php?430348.
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