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Sustainable Food Systems

Wednesday, Apr 19, 2017

According to the EPA food hierarchy, the highest and best use for food is human consumption and the least preferable option is landfill or incineration. What can we do to improve how food cycles through our city, keeping it at its highest and best use? What’s being done to develop regenerative, closed loop systems consisting of local resources?

This month's Forum is for everyone interested in food and organics issues cities face amidst a trend toward zero waste goals and sustainable materials management.

Sponsor: GreenHomeNYC Monthly Forum

Speakers: Michael Hurwitz - Director, Greenmarket Program, GrowNYC: Thomas McQuillan - Director of Food Service Sales + Sustainability, Baldor Specialty Foods; Clare Miflin - Associate Principal, Kiss + Cathcart; Leader, AIA Design Guidelines for Zero Waste Advisory Committee; Christina Grace - Principal, Foodprint Group; Co-leader, AIA Design Guidelines for Zero Waste Advisory Committee: + Maya Shenkman - Director of Hotel Services, Great Forest; Member, Hotel Association of NYC Sustainability Committee

Date: Wednesday, April 19, 6:00 - 8:0 PM, (networking 6-6:30)

Location: Project Farmhouse, NYC, 76 East 13 Street

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