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A Talk with Author Leah Penniman of Soul Fire Farm's "Farming While Black"
Mar
24
2:00 PM14:00

A Talk with Author Leah Penniman of Soul Fire Farm's "Farming While Black"

  • Spelman College - Camille Olivia Hanks Cosby Academic Center Auditorium (map)
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Due to Heavy Demand A Second Viewing Option is Now Available

We have added an Overflow Viewing Room with 120 seats on site. The gathering with Leah Penniman will be live video Simulcast on 4 screens in the lower level Conference Room. Get Your Tickets HERE

Join us for a gathering with Author Leah Penniman, Soul Fire Farm's Founding Co-Director & Program Manager. Leah Penniman will be discussing her book, Farming While Black: Soul Fire Farm's Practical Guide to Liberation of the Land.

Leah Penniman will share the stage with Naima Penniman of Climbing Poetree, followed by a panel discussion with Local Black Farmers moderated by Dr. Ashante Reece of the Spelman College Food Studies Program.  A Book signing will follow the panel discussion. Books will be available to purchase at the event.

This event is free and open to the public. Please RSVP to reserve a place HERE.

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SOLD OUT!!!               Wasted! The Story Of Food Waste
Jan
24
6:00 PM18:00

SOLD OUT!!! Wasted! The Story Of Food Waste

Sorry, this event is SOLD OUT!
A Reel Ruminations Event of the Emory Food Studies & Ethics Program

Thursday, January 24, 2019

6:00 pm         Pre-Film Food Tasting

6:30 pm         Film Screening     

8:00 pm         Panel Discussion 

The Center for Ethics, in conjunction with Slow Food Atlanta, invites you to a free screening of WASTED! The Story of Food Waste. A pre-film food tasting will showcase plates from Miller Union and Wrecking Bar, and a discussion with an illustrious panel will follow the screening.

Narrated by executive producer Anthony Bourdain, WASTED! exposes the criminality of food waste and how it directly contributes to climate change. Regional cuisine and food preparation was often a key aspect of his series Parts Unknown. Bourdain was passionate about the problem of food waste. He said, “It’s obscene that we’re dumping knowingly, or through neglect, 40% of our total food production straight into the  garbage.”  While he was reluctant to be viewed as an advocate or an activist, he said in the film “I’m pretty sure about this. This is not good. Waste is bad. We can all agree on that.”

This event is the first in a series called “Reel Ruminations,” presented by Emory’s nascent Food Studies & Ethics Program. Jonathan K. Crane, Raymond F. Schinazi Scholar of Bioethics and Jewish Thought at the Emory Center for Ethics, believes that “Communities and corporations are actively seeking the next generation of creative, ethically-knowledgeable, data-capable, health-minded, sustainability-concerned innovators and leaders.” The Food Studies & Ethics Program seeks to give students the tools to become these innovators and leaders via a multidisciplinary study of the  theoretical and practical, communal and individual, social and biomedical aspects of food and eating.

The screening is made possible by Slow Food Atlanta and Steven Satterfield, James Beard Award winning chef and co-founder of Miller Union. Says Satterfield, “Food waste is an problem that we can all help solve. This film not only brings the issue to light, but provides inspiration as to how we, as individuals, can work to waste less food.”  

A post-film panel discussion will feature: 

  • Steven Satterfield, a James Beard award-winning chef, is the executive chef and co-owner of Miller Union, a celebrated, seasonally-driven restaurant located in Atlanta’s Westside neighborhood.

  • Robert del Bueno is managing partner of Southern Green Industries, a biofuel feedstock processor and provider.

  • Jasmine Crowe, the founder of Goodr—an app that fights hunger through addressing food waste management.

  • David Paull, co-founder of CompostNow, has been an entrepreneur in the composting industry for the past 7 years, running a compost collection service as well as working on the sides of processing and regulatory change in Atlanta.

  • Michelle Wiseman/Natasha Dyer, City of Atlanta, Office of Resilience

  • Jonathan K. Crane, Raymond F. Schinazi Scholar of Bioethics and Jewish Thought at Emory University’s Center for Ethics  


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Food Justice Committee Meeting!
Mar
11
10:00 AM10:00

Food Justice Committee Meeting!

  • Spelman College - Living Learning Center II Auditorium (map)
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You are invited to join Slow Food Atlanta's

Food Justice Committee meeting!  

Food Justice is:

Access for ALL people to affordable, sustainable, clean, and nutritious food.

ALL communities exercising their right to grow, sell, and eat healthy food.

Healthy food is:

Fresh, nutritious, affordable, culturally appropriate, and grown locally with care for the well-being of the land, workers, and animals.

Please join us as we continue our work to advocate for Good, Clean and FAIR food for ALL in our communities. 

Click HERE to RSVP

      Date:     Saturday, March 11, 2017

      Time:     10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (EDT)

Location:     Spelman College

Living Learning Center II Auditorium

350 Spelman Lane SW, Atlanta, GA 30314

GPS: 440 Westview Dr. SW, Atlanta, GA 30310

 

Detailed directions and parking information

GPS Navigation:  For those using GPS, the following address will bring you directly to our entrance:
440 Westview Dr. S.W.
Atlanta 30310 

From I-75/85 North and South
i75i85Take I-20 West and exit (#55B) at Lee Street. Turn right onto Lee Street and continue through the next traffic light (Westview Drive). You will see a large parking lot on the right-hand side. Turn right into the first driveway and you will approach the gates of Spelman College.

From I-20 East
i20Exit (#55A) at Lowery Blvd. Cross Lowery Blvd. and continue on Oak Street to the next traffic light. Turn left onto Lee Street and cross the bridge over I-20 and continue through the next two traffic lights. You will see a large parking lot on the right-hand side. Turn right into the first driveway and you will approach the gates of Spelman College.

From I-20 West
i20Exit (#55B) at Lee Street. Turn right onto Lee Street and continue through the next traffic light (Westview Drive). You will see a large parking lot on the right-hand side. Turn right into the first driveway and you will approach the gates of Spelman College.

From Downtown Atlanta
Take Peachtree Street south to Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive and turn right. Continue on M.L. King Jr. Drive to Northside and turn left. Continue on Northside through next three traffic lights (passing Burger King on the right). Turn right at the fourth traffic light (Greensferry Avenue). Continue on Greensferry through the stop sign. Turn left into the gate of Spelman College.

There are public safety booths located at both gates of the College. Upon your arrival, the public safety officer(s) will inform you of where to park and give other directions and instructions as needed. Including directions to the meeting location: Living Learning Center 2 Auditorium.

Parking is $3

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