This Saturday, May 12, Prospect Farm will be at the Brooklyn Food Conference, a free, all-day event where food activists, local farmers, academics, restauranteurs, health advocates, and all those interested in food justice will farther to discuss the what it takes to create a healthy, sustainable, and fair food system. The conference will feature keynotes from notable food activists, workshops, panel discussion, food demos, family programming, art, and much more. Free child care is provided. See the official program (PDF)
Where you can find us:
Prospect Farm will be leading the Windsor Terrace/Kensington Neighborhood Meetup.
Members Gwen Hill and Meera Bhat will facilitate the session.
3:30 – 4:15 p.m.
Global and Local Food Security: Taking Profit out of the Food Basket
Presented by Prospect Farm founder Tom Angotti
The Transition Movement: What is it? Why now?
Presented by Prospect Farm member Margaret Rose de Cruz and others
In addition, Prospect Farm member Jay Smith has volunteered many hours to help organize the conference and was recently a guest on WBAI’s “Eco-Logic” show talking about the conference and urban agriculture. Listen to the archived show