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  •  Food for Thought: Slow Food Movement

    SLOW FOOD SOUTH BAY

    Thursday, May 30th

    Noon - 1:00pm

    Room 126, Lucas Hall 

     

    Peg Champion and Brad Whitworth will present the mission, programs, successes and challenges of the Slow Food movement.

    RSVP: www.slowfoodsouthbay.eventbrite.com 

    Slow Food is a non-profit organization dedicated to clean, good, and fair food throuough the world. Slow Food South Bay is a local chapter of the International Slow Food Movement, which has over 100,000 members globally. Slow Food promotes education about food production, labeling, social justice, school nutrition, and farm polices.

     

    Come to this Food for Thought lecture to learn about the advocacy work being done by leaders in our local food community. 

     

    For more information, contact : armadden@scu.edu - OR - www.slowfoodsouthbay.org

    Click here to check out the event flyer for more information!

  •  Hunger Action Summit- January 24th, 2014!

    Please join the Food and Agribusiness Institute and Second Harvest Food Bank for the 6th Annual Hunger Action Summit. The forum will take place on January 24th, 2014 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in Locatelli Center on the Santa Clara University campus.

    Our keynote speaker this year will be Dr. Deborah A. Frank, the Founder and Principal Investigator of Children’s HealthWatch. Her research
    interests include examining cumulative risk factors in children’s household, such as food, energy, and
    housing insecurity and their impact on children’s health and development. Dr. Frank will discuss the impact of hunger on children.

    We look forward to seeing you there!

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