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Local Food, Local Economies – Exploring the Bay Area Food System panel on March 19th

Wednesday, March 19th from 6-9:00 PM at The David Brower Center (2150 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA 94704)

How can local food systems nurture the local economy and create jobs? How can a local food system enable access to healthy sustainable food for all? What is needed for local food systems to thrive? Founders of some of the most innovative and sustainable food businesses in the Bay Area explore gaps and opportunities in the food system.

Panelists:
Brahm Ahmadi, Founder and CEO, People’s Community Market
Dana Frasz, Founder and Director, Food Shift
Thomas Nelson, Co-Founder and President Capay Valley Farm Shop
Rob Spiro, Co-Founder and CEO, Good Eggs
Twilight Greenaway, Managing Editor, Civil Eats (moderator)

Schedule:
6.00 – 6.30 pm
Arrival and opportunity to visit the Lexicon of Sustainability, an art and information project on food in America by Douglas and Laura Gayeton, currently exhibited in the gallery of the David Brower Center.
6.30 – 6.45 pm
Introductory remarks by Douglas Gayeton about the Lexicon of Sustainability.
6:45 – 8:00 pm
Panel discussion

Register here!


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