FSA and campus host variety of events on International Food Day, Oct. 24
Thursday, October 18, 2012
SUNY Fredonia will celebrate International Food Day on Oct. 24 with a series of events open to the campus and community. Sponsored by the Sustainability Committee and the Fredonia Student Association (FSA), a variety of film clips and presentations will be accompanied by a special menu of light refreshments made from local and sustainable foods.
"Changing What We Eat One School at a Time:"
noon to 1:30 p.m., Williams Center Room S204
- Clips from Nourish, followed by a brief presentation by Professor Michael Jabot on local school garden projects
- Presentation by Shauna Beckstein and Erik Danielsson on the Real Food Challenge
- Presentation by FSA Dining Services Director Mike Proffer on SUNY Fredonia’s local and sustainable food purchases and commitments
"Global Food Waste, Hunger and Solutions:"
7 p.m., Williams Center Multipurpose Room
- Tristam Stuart’s talk, “The Global Food Waste Scandal”
- Presentation by Ben Carpenter on Amnesty International Efforts on Fredonia’s campus
- Josette Sheeran’s “Ending Hunger Now”
"Genetic Diversity, Food, and Climate Change:"
8 p.m., Williams Center Multipurpose Room
- Cary Fowler’s “One Seed at a Time: Protecting the Future of Food”
- Presentation by Jeanne Frerichs on Diversity in Food and Culture
- Christien Meindertsma’s “How Pig Parts Make the World Turn”
"Celebrating Local Foods and Community Gardens:"
9 p.m., Williams Center Multipurpose Room
- Pam Warhurst’s, “How We Can Eat Our Landscapes”
- Presentation by Sarah Sorci on the CCRM’s Gleaning Project and Volunteering Possibilities
- Clips from Fresh
Screening and Discussion of Dive! Living Off America’s Waste
10 p.m., Williams Center Multipurpose Room
- Presentation by Hannah Farley
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