Brighter Green is proud to be a partner of the 2012 Brooklyn Food Conference. We have also organized a panel at the conference on the global reach and impact of the industrial food system, and we’ll be tabling at the conference. Details:
Workshop #3 Slot
2:00 – 3:15 PM
5th Floor, Room 5E12
“Globalization, Food Security, Sustainability, Equity & Animal Welfare”
Mia MacDonald, Executive Director, Brighter Green
Sangamithra Iyer, Associate, Brighter Green
Christopher Schlottmann, Associate Director of Environmental Studies, New York University
Paul Shapiro, Senior Director of Farm Animal Protection, Humane Society of the United States
The conference includes over 175 workshops, a slate of well-known speakers, cooking demonstrations, family activities, expo for non-profits and profit companies, and more! The purpose of the conference is to forge deeper connections and stronger ties across the NYC food movement. The event is free but pre-registration is strongly encouraged to minimize a wait at the door as 5,000 people are expected.
For directions, and more details, see the Conference website. Facebook event here.