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“Changing The Way We Eat” – TedX Manhattan Viewing Party
March 7, 2015 @ 10:30 am - 6:00 pm
On Saturday, March 7, 2015, the Foodshed Alliance and Transition Newton will host a viewing party of a live webcast of TedX Manhattan’s “Changing the Way We Eat.” The free viewing party will be held at the First Presbyterian Church Outreach Center, 35 Main Street, Blairstown, NJ 07825.
The event runs from 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. It consists of a series of speakers, films and presentations (see below) from leaders in the sustainable farming and food movement.
“We partnered with the First Presbyterian Church and Transition Newton last year to present the TedX program, and it was a wonderful day with thought-provoking talks and great networking,” said Foodshed Alliance executive director Kendrya Close. “We are looking forward to it again and to see where we can help make progress in building a resilient local food system.”
Please register as space is limited. Chipotle Mexican Grill is donating lunch.
This event is free to all, although there will be an opportunity to make an optional, free-will donation to the site host to cover the costs of using the space for the day. The First Presbyterian Church Outreach Center is located next to the Post Office and the entrance to this event is on the SIDE of the building. Ample parking is available in the church’s parking lot at 1 Main Street.
Some of the most important experts in the food movement will speak, including:
Joel Berg, NYC Coalition Against Hunger
Dr. Robert Graham, Lenox Hill Hospital
Henry Hargreaves, photographer
Kendra Kimbirauskas, Socially Responsible Agricultural Project/Goat Mountain Pastured Meats
Nikiko Masumoto, Masumoto Family Farm
Michele Merkel, Food & Water Watch
Danny Meyer, Union Square Hospitality Group
Danielle Nierenberg, Food Tank
Ali Partovi, Silicon Valley Investor
Stefanie Sacks, “Stirring the Pot”
Anim Steel, Real Food Challenge
Marcel Van Ooyen, GrowNYC
Ietef “DJ Cavem” Vita, International recording artist
Speaker list is subject to change. Space is limited, so please register for this free event. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact Lisa Kelly at 908-652-1866.