Thursday, September 27, 2018

Conference: World on Your Plate -- Food and Sustainable Living

FRIDAY Oct.5: Panel Discussion focused on the place-based “revolution” happening in the Buffalo-Niagara region. 

Panelists: Dennice Barr (Fruitbelt food and land trust), Deidra M. EmEl  (WNY Peace Center), Rahwa Ghirmatzion (Executive Director, PUSH Buffalo), Lynda Schneekloth (WNY Alliance & Sierra Club), Agnes Williams, (Indigenous Women’s Initiatives) and Alexander Wright (African Heritage Food Co-op).

SATURDAY Oct.6: Featured Speakers
  • Jacqui Patterson - Director of NAACP Environmental and Climate Justice Program
  • Sarah van Gelder - Author, columnist, founder & director of People’s Hub, co-founder of YES! Magazine

FOOD, WORKSHOPS, VENDORS & MORE: There will be a light dinner served on Friday. Refreshments and a local, organic, vegetarian lunch on Saturday, plus 14 workshops to choose from on a variety of issues, vendors, informational tables, music and more. 

WHEN: Friday October 5, 5pm-9pm and Saturday, October 6, 9am-4:30 pm

WHERE: Daemen College, Wick Student Center, 4380 Main St., Amherst [Map]

TICKETS:  $10 - $35; Students with ID & Pre-registered are FREE, scholarships are available. More information at

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