Events Calendar

film/discussion

Food Policy Council Info Session & Film Screening of "A Place at the Table"

Location:
146 Diefendorf
Campus:
South Campus
Date:
8/16/2013
Time:
6:00 p.m.
Cost:
Free
Sponsor:
Healthy Kids, Healthy Communities-Buffalo and the WNY Environmental Alliance
Contact:
Cristina Delgado at 829-6289
Web site:
https://www.facebook.com/events/490373627719968/
Healthy Kids, Healthy Communities-Buffalo and the Western New York Environmental Alliance are co-hosting a public info session to increase awareness of and understanding about the newly forming Food Policy Council of Buffalo & Erie County. Members of the Food Policy Council steering committee will be present to share about what a food policy council is and how people can get involved. Following the info session, there will be light refreshments and a screening of Jeff Bridges new documentary called "A Place at the Table". More information and applications to apply for a seat on the Food Policy Council can be found online at http://food.b-ap.net/hkhcbuffalo/ For details on the film, visit http://www.takepart.com/place-at-the-table Participating organizations include: Healthy Kids, Healthy Communities-Buffalo, Western New York Environmental Alliance, Erie County Department of Health, Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus, Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Erie County, Environmental Justice ACTION Group, Food Bank of Western New York, Grassroots Gardens of Buffalo, GrowWNY.org, Massachusetts Avenue Project, University at Buffalo Food Systems Planning & Healthy Communities Lab