Thursday, July 9 – Board Meeting – old Foodland Building – 6 pm
Sunday, July 12 – Volunteer Day – Noon to 1 pm – Brunch and meet everyone – 1 to 5 pm bring your work clothes and help inventory usable equipment – We are meeting at the old Foodland building aka Alaska Marketplace on Gaffney Road just off Airport Way and Cushman Street.
Tuesday, July 14 – Delta Farm Tour – Leaves at 9 am from the Jarvis Office Building in Delta. Cost is $40 and that includes lunch. Go to the Alaska Farm Bureau’s website at http://akfb.fb.org
Wednesday, July 15 –
Politics of FOOD – Personal Responsibility vs. Social Responsibility
A FREE lecture by noted author and educator
Marion Nestle, Ph.D.
Wednesday, July 15, 2009
7:00 p.m., Schaible Auditorium
Marion Nestle is the author of three prize-winning books on nutrition including Food Politics: How the Food Industry Influences Nutrition and Health (2002); Safe Food: Bacteria, Biotechnology, and Bioterrorism (2003), and What to Eat (2006). Her most recent book (published in 2008) is Pet Food Politics: the Chihuahua in the Coal Mine. She writes the ‘Food Matters’ column for the San Francisco Chronicle and co-writes a food and nutrition column for The Bark magazine.
She is the Paulette Goddard Professor of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health at New York University. She also holds appointments as Professor of Sociology at NYU and Visiting Professor of Nutritional Sciences at Cornell University. She is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley with a Ph.D. in molecular biology and an M.P.H. in public health nutrition. She is the recipient of a Lifetime Achievement Award from the James Beard Foundation, the food world’s highest honor.
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