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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
Free
 
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.

Moderator:
Alison Hastings, Manager of Strategic Partnerships, Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission

Speakers/Panelists:
  • 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.

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