Sustainability Summit

Fourth Annual Sustainability Summit: Food for Thought, Food for Action

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You are invited to the 4th Annual Sustainability Summit: Food for Thought, Food for Action.The Summit brings together campus and community to engage on sustainable food issues, such as hunger, environmental impacts, and the history of what we eat. Connect with the Summit on Facebook here

The Summit will take place on Friday, November 4th from 1 to 4 PM in Sadler Tidewater A. Panelists for the event include student Zhuowei Huang of the Food Recovery Network, Savannah Williams of South of Ferry Farm, Professor Daniel Maliniak of the Government Department, and Tracy Herner from the Williamsburg Farmers Market. Campus Kitchen and SEAC Gardening will hold workshops. 

Michael Twitty, a food writer, independent scholar, culinary historian, and historical interpreter will be the keynote speaker. Read more on his website: or listen to his recent NPR feature:

Light refreshments will be served. RSVP to expand your knowledge on environmental, cultural, and economic issues and impacts on food:

The Sustainability Summit is presented by the Committee on Sustainability with help from the Environmental Science and Policy Department, the Office of Community Engagement, and Africana Studies.