WORLD ON YOUR PLATE Conference on Food & Sustainable Living
Hope you can join us on Friday, October 6 (5-9) and Saturday, October 7 (8:30-5)at Daemen College for this annual event.
World on Your Plate Food and Sustainable Living Conference centers around all things related to food, from the soil/water/air quality necessary for growth to effects of food on our bodies, to farmers & farmworker issue, to the politics of big Ag and smaller food related enterprizes.
Friday evening will feature the documentary “Cesar Chavez,” followed by Q&A with Arturo Rodriguez, current president of the Farm Workers Union and the son-in-law of Cesar Chavez. Arturo Rodriguez will also be the featured keynote speaker Saturday morning. Linda Black Elk, ethnobotanist and restoration ecologist, specializing in teaching about culturally important plants and their uses as food and medicine, is the afternoon keynote speaker.
There will also be multiple workshops, vendors, informational tables and entertainment as well as an organic vegetarian lunch Saturday prepared by Daemen Hallmark’s chefs & sous-chefs.
5:00 Registration (outside social room)
5:30 light dinner (soup & bread)/movie Cesar Chavez
7:15 Round table – Arturo Q & A
8:30 registration (Coffee)
8:30 Vendors (set-up at 8 am)
9:00 Welcome and Introductions
9:15 – 10:15 Arturo Rodriguez
10:30-11:30 Workshop Session I
11:45 – 12:45 Workshop Session II
12:45 -2:00 Organic Vegetarian Lunch
(music set up before speaker)
2:15 – 3:15 Linda Black Elk
3:15 – 4:15+/- celebration (informal cider & cheese)