The WesFRESH Speaker Series on Food & Sustainability presents Mark Winne, former Executive Director of the Hartford Food System and author of “Closing the Food Gap.” Homemade lunch using Connecticut produce will be served!
From 1979 to 2003, Mark Winne was the Executive Director of the Hartford Food System, a non-profit that works on food and hunger issues in the Hartford area. Mark organized community self-help food projects and developed commercial food businesses, Connecticut’s Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program, a 25-acre community supported agriculture farm, a food bank, food and nutrition education programs, and a neighborhood supermarket. Mark is a co-founder of Connecticut Food Policy Council, End Hunger Connecticut!, and the National Community Food Security Coalition.
Interested in food politics? Join WesFRESH- Wesleyan Students for Real, Ethical, Sustainable, Habits! Email Sophie at sackoff@wes
Date: Tuesday, Sept. 28th
Time: Lunch 12, Talk 12.30 (Homemade lunch using Connecticut produce will be served!)
Place: Usdan 108