Bi-College Food Week Urges Thoughtful Consumption

Posted March 17th, 2011 at 3:11 pm.

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At Bryn Mawr and Haverford, the week of March 21-25 will offer a series of events focused on issues of local food, food sustainability, food justice and access, vegetarianism and veganism, farming, and culinary careers. Lectures, panel discussions, and a film screening are all on offer.  The schedule:

  • Monday, March 21,  8 p.m., in Haverford’s Multicultural Center:
    Michael Paone, Community Organizer, New York City Coalition Against Hunger

    Community Organizing Around Issues of Hunger
  • Tuesday, March 22, 7 p.m.  in the Campus Center at Bryn Mawr:
    Philadelphia Farming and Food Justice Panel,
    featuring representatives of Mill Creek Farm, Philadelphia; Greensgrow, Philadelphia; Weaver’s Way, Philadelphia; Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger; and Philadelphia Community Gardens
  • Wednesday, March 23, 4:30 p.m. in Thomas 224 at Bryn Mawr:
    Aliza Green, Chef and Cookbook Author
    Talk on Culinary Careers, Sustainability, and Food Writing
    Followed by “Meet the Author, Eat the Recipes” in Haffner Dining Hall, until 8 p.m.
  • Thursday, March 24, 5 p.m. in the Dining Center at Haverford and Erdman Dining Hall at Bryn Mawr:
    Local Meat-Out Dinner
  • Thursday, March 24, 8:30 p.m in Chase Auditorium at Haverford:
    Screening of
    Fresh the Movie
    Begins with a round-table discussion on Bi-Co students’ experiences with farming, food justice, and education
  • Friday, March 25, 6:30p.m. on Haverford College Apartments Green
    Bi-Co Community Potluck and Fiesta
    Local bands will be performing. Rain location: Ehaus (Apt. 15)

Food Week sponsors at Bryn Mawr include the Civic Engagement Office, the English Department, Environmental Studies, Dining Services, and the BMC Greens. Sponsors at Haverford include the Center for Peace and Global Citizenship, the Committee for Environmental Responsibility, 8th Dimension, EarthQuakers, Ehaus, Culinary House, Quaker House, Seasonal Supper, and Dining Services.

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