How can local food systems nurture the local economy and create jobs? How can a local food system enable access to healthy sustainable food for all? What is needed for local food systems to thrive? Founders of some of the most innovative and sustainable food businesses in the Bay Area explore gaps and opportunities in the food system.
6:00 – 6:30 pm
Dinner Snacks served by Tomato Sherpa and opportunity to visit The Lexicon of Sustainability, an art and information project on food in America.
6:30 – 6:45 pm
Introductory remarks by Douglas Gayeton, Filmmaker and Photographer, The Lexicon of Sustainability.
6:45 – 8:00 pm
Panel discussion and Q & A: “Local Food, Local Economies – Exploring the Bay Area Food System”
Brahm Ahmadi, Founder and CEO, People’s Community Market
Dana Frasz, Founder and Director, Food Shift
Thomas Nelson, Co-Founder and President Capay Valley Farm Shop
Rob Spiro, Co-Founder and CEO, Good Eggs
Twilight Greenaway, Managing Editor, Civil Eats (moderator)
Presented in partnership with the David Brower Center and in conjunction with The Lexicon of Sustainability.
Food provided by Tomato Sherpa
Turning ordinary people into Kitchen Heros, one meal at a time.
Refund Policy: If you cannot attend the event, please email us at least 1 day before the scheduled time of the event. We will not refund if we have less than 24 hour notice.