Cornell University

Farm to Plate Conference: Uniting to Create, Educate, and Celebrate a Sustainable & Just Local Food System, Farm to Plate Conference

Thursday, May 11, 2017

May 11th - 13th 2017

Ithaca, NY



Workshops and paper sessions, local strategy sessions, farm tours, cooking demonstrations, keynote speakers and more!

Keynote Speakers include:

Raj Patel, Award-Winning Writer, Activist and Academic

Malik Yakini, Detroit Black Food Security Coalition

Karen Washington, Rise & Root Farm

Hannah Wittman, Center for Sustainable Food Systems, University of British Columbia

Organized by Roots Rising Farm, Groundswell Center for Local Food and Farming, and

the Food, Agroecology, Justice and Wellbeing Collective at Cornell

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The Farm to Plate Conference is generously funded by: Engaged Cornell, Polson Institute for Global Development, Einaudi Center for International Studies, Park Foundation, the Cornell Institute for the Social Sciences and a Sustainable Tompkins Neighborhood Mini-Grant

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Development Sociology


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Susan Barry

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Raj Patel, activist and Academic; Malik Yakini, Detroit Black Food Security Coalition; Karen Washington, Rise & Root Farm; and Hannah Wittman, Center for Sustainable Food Systems, Univ of B.C.,

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