Restaurants & Chefs: Leaders in Community Food Systems

Location: Mei Mei Restaurant, 506 Park Drive  Boston, Ma



The 2017 Community Food Systems Conference aims to explore the intersections of food security, social justice, and sustainable agriculture. From December 5 through 7, we will provide space for conversations around promoting, facilitating, and supporting self-reliance; breaking down barriers to racial justice; connecting communities to their food sources; and impacting communities at the local and regional level through sustainable food production.



At this December 5th pre-conference forum, “Restaurants & Chefs: Leaders in Community Food Systems,” we’ll come together to think strategically and deeply about restaurant industry inequities and examine how leaders promoting changes in industry practices are influencing community health and the food system at a wider scale.



Our panel for this lunch forum is made up of some of the most dedicated and talented professionals in the Boston area:



We believe culinarians and restaurant owners and workers have much to contribute to community food systems work via the themes of food security, social justice, and sustainable agriculture. We encourage attendance and participation from any culinary/food service professionals who would like to stoke the conversation around fairness, racial equity, and social justice in the restaurant industry and the food system at large.



Please plan to share your concerns and also present possible long-term solutions for enhancing community health. The intention is to facilitate collaborations and create new partnerships among new and seasoned advocates for food and social justice. We also encourage forum participants to attend the programming in the following two days (December 6-7) at the Community Food Systems Conference, held at the Boston Park Plaza.



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Event Date 12/5/2017 1:30 pm ET
Event End Date 12/7/2017
Cut off date 11/17/2017
Individual Price $50.00
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