All around the country on Thursday, October 24, people will be celebrating healthy, affordable, and sustainable food, as well as grassroots efforts to change food policy. This Food Day, please join UVM in some fantastic foodie festivities!
A first-hand look at the Intervale Center’s innovative programs, including
the Intervale Food Hub, Intervale Conservation Nursery greenhouses, and
the Intervale farmer complex.
Hosted by the Intervale Center
11am-3pm Real Food tasting (Davis Center Atrium)
Sample local, fair and ecologically sound food, meet the people behind the products, and find out where you can get them on campus!
Hosted by University Dining Services and the Real Food Challenge
2pm Gallery tour of EAT: The Social Life of Food (Fleming Museum)
Join student docent Nicole Bull for a gallery tour of this student-curated exhibition.
Hosted by the Fleming Museum
4:15-5:15pm Lecture: Will Rapp (Aiken 102)
The founder of Gardener’s Supply will discuss “Sustainable Agriculture and Energy.”
Hosted by the Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources
5:30-6:30pm Lecture: Josh Farley (Kalkin 001)
UVM professor Josh Farley will discuss “Redefining Agricultural Efficiency.”
Hosted by the UVM Food Systems Initiative
7pm Documentary: The Dark Side of Chocolate (Kalkin 001)
Learn about the social consequences of chocolate production and sample fair trade chocolate.
Hosted by Slow Food UVM
And… Real Food Entrees will be served at lunch and dinner in ALL dining locations!