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Saturday, February 16 • 1:45pm - 3:00pm
Creating Community Through Sustainable Food Systems

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How does the American Jewish community address issues of food access, their own and that of the needy? What can we learn from the CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) model when considering systems for global food justice? Hear from leaders in the Jewish Food Movement, working both locally and globally, on how these parallel projects address global hunger, local economies, farmers across the world and food justice everywhere.

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Karin Fleisch

Karin Fleisch is an independent food security consultant and a Dean's Scholar at NYU Wagner, where she is pursuing a master's degree in public administration. A Kol Tzedek Fellow with American Jewish World Service, Karin teaches/learns about the intersection of Judaism and justice... Read More →
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Alexa Weitzman

Alexa Weitzman is a co-chair of Tuv Ha’aretz Forest Hills, a Hazon-affiliated CSA in Central Queens. Together with other concerned Forest Hillers, she organized to open a Greenmarket in her neighborhood and has seen the emergence of a more food-conscious community since it opened... Read More →

Saturday February 16, 2013 1:45pm - 3:00pm EST
Hillsborough main hotel 5th floor conference level