Listening Session

Listening sessions related to food systems and/or community development.



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Food Sleuth Radio for June 2017

June 1stJed Fahey, Ph.D., Director of the Cullman Chemoprotection Center at the Johns Hopkins University School of medicine, describes his research on sulforaphane, a health protecting  compound highest in broccoli sprouts.


June 8th: Stacy Malkan, co-founder and co-director of U.S. Right to Know, a non-profit organization working for transparency and accountability in our nation’s food system, exposes food and agriculture “front groups,” helps us navigate industry propaganda, and provides tips for truth-telling.

June 15th: Johanna Mirenda,
Technical Director at OMRI, the Organic Materials Review Institute, describes her work in organic certification, explains “input” materials, including pesticides, and describes what organic certification means for farmers and consumers.

June 22nd: Erin Silva, Ph.D., plant pathologist, University of Wisconsin-Madison, describes research in modern sustainable and organic agriculture, new technologies, farmers’ challenges, and the intersections between soil, plant and human biology.

June 29th: Fred vom Saal, Ph.D., Curators’ Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Biological Sciences, University of Missouri and co-editor of “Integrative Environmental Medicine,” describes how contaminants, including pesticide residues, BPA and phthalates, enter our food supply and affect public health within our challenging political and regulatory system.

Individual Price Free
There will be a range of topics throughout the season, starting June 21st, with R.D. and UMASS Lowell's MPH Program Director Renee Barrile for her talk on " Healthy and Sustainable Food: How American Dietary Guidelines are Looking at More Than Just Individual Health"
Other topics to look forward to:
July 19th - Molly Anderson - A New England Food Vision
August 16thConnor Stedman - Agroforestry: From Global Strategies to Wright-Locke Farm
September 20th - Timothy Griffin - A Closer Look at GMOs
October 18thMarydale Debor - Food and Health. Food as Medicine
It is free to attend, but please RSVP to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
Posters attached. More details on our website. Please feel free to send these posters to anyone you think would be interested.
Event Date 6/24/2017
Event End Date 10/18/2017
Individual Price Free
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