“We Can Change the Food System!” Director of Sustainability Dan Schnitzer Speak at Food Tank Event

5 Apr

Dan Schnitzer, AGC’s Director of Sustainability and Operations will present at an exciting new event presented by Food Tank. The event has been titled “We Can Change the Food System,” and Dan will discuss the ways in which AGC is taking steps towards that goal every day, including sourcing local products for our organic meals, giving our community access to local and organic foods through our organic food buying club and our work advocating for and assisting food production in school gardens.

The event, held from 5:30-7:30 on April 17th at Piazza Bella, features speakers from key players in the food movement, including Slow Food, Every Last Morsel and the incomparable Alan Shannon from the U.S.D.A. Tickets available here.  See below for a full list of speakers.

Food Tank is a new food think tank, a platform for collaboration between farmers, producers, policy makers, government leaders, researchers, scientists, academics, journalists and philanthropists. learn more at FoodTank.org

Speakers:

Cortney Ahern, Slow Food Chicago
Roland Calupe, Spiaggia
Stephen Clark, Kitchen Community
Greg Christian, Green Chef
Lisa Eakman, Chicago Council on Global Affairs
Allison Forrer, Cooking Matters
Shayna Harris, MARS
Todd Jones, Every Last Morsel
Karen Lehman, Fresh Taste

Felipe Tendick Matesanz, Restaurant Opportunities Center of Chicago

Sheelah Muhammed, Food activist
Dan Schnitzer, Academy for Global Citizenship
Alan Shannon, U.S. Department of Agriculture

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