The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Is Sustainable Agriculture Bad for the Planet?
Thursday Oct 18 6:00 PM-8:30 PM
Come to this Urban Sustainability Forum for a panel discussion examining commonly asked questions about sustainable agriculture.
Reception: 6 pm
Program: 6:30 pm
Does eating local really make you a better citizen? Does eating grass fed livestock raise your emissions? Is it worth it to pay extra for organic products? Join contrarian sustainable food author James E. McWilliams and a panel of sustainable food experts as they discuss how we should eat to help the planet.
Alison Hastings, Manager of Strategic Partnerships, Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission
- Blake Hurst, author of The Omnivore’s Delusion
- James McWilliams, author of Just Food: Where Locavores Get It Wrong and How We Can Truly Eat Responsibly
- Mark “Coach” Smallwood, Executive Director, Rodale Institute
The Food and Public Health Series is sponsored by BNY Mellon Wealth Management and Main Line Health.