A New England Food Vision: What can the Northeast accomplish by 2060?

Wright-Locke Farm | Parking: 82 Ridge St. Winchester, MA 01890 | www.WLFarm.org

 

Wright Locke Farm Presents: 2017 Speaker Series

In the spirit of inspiring and facilitating conversation in a time where it is crucial that we stay informed about the world around us, Wright-Locke Farm invites you to our 2017 Speaker Series. Join us monthly in our beautiful 1827 Barn for an evening of discovery and discussion. Each presentation will begin at 7:30PM and allow for a follow-up Q & A session.

Our Speaker Series is free and open to the public. We kindly ask you to RSVP by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. so we can save you a seat.

 

June 21st: Healthy and Sustainable Food: How American Dietary Guidelines are Looking at More Than Just Individual Health

Registered Dietitian and program director of the MPH coordinated dietetics program at University of Massachusetts Lowell, Renee Barrile will review the latest Dietary Guidelines for Americans, the research behind them, and how they are taking more than just individual health into consideration.

 

June 19th: A New England Food Vision

Professor of Food Studies at Middlebury College and member of the Network Design Team of Food Solutions New England, Molly Anderson will tell us about “A New England Food Vision”, which details how the region can feasibly provide half of its food needs by the year 2060.

 

August 16th: Agroforestry: From Global Strategies to Wright-Locke Farm

Working closely with the farm this past year, principal and head designer at AppleSeed Permaculture LLC, Connor Stedman, M.S., will unveil the newly developed Master Plan for the pasture and forest lands of the Farm and share how agroforestry can benefit farms and communities throughout New England in the years to come.

 

September 20th: A Closer Look at GMOs

Timothy Griffin, Ph.D. and director of the Agriculture, Food, and Environment program and associate professor at Tufts’ Friedman School, will present on the most up-to-date information about Genetically Modified Organisms, and products that are already, or soon to be on the market.

 

October 18th: Food and Health. Food as Medicine

 

Founder of Fresh Advantage and lecturer at Yale University’s School of Medicine, Marydale Debor, J.D., will speak about her experience at the intersection of the food system and healthcare and how important it is to keep these two fields closely intertwined.

 

Please join us for a tasty “Paper Plate” Supper at the farm before each event. Chef Mel Carden of for goodness sake foods will be dishing out her farm-inspired homestyle dinners at our Farm Stand starting at 6PM - please visit www.wlfarm.org/paper-plate/ for details on pricing and to reserve your meal.

 

Event Properties

Event Date 7/19/2017 7:30 am ET
Individual Price Free
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