Alternative Food Channels for NYC Neighborhoods

The evolution and outlook for food cooperatives as a strategy to bring healthy, affordable food to under resourced neighborhoods. What are the challenges and needs of these efforts? What are the potential resources? Is there a role for policy?

Food Systems Network NYC is hosting an open networking meeting to discuss alternative food channels for NYC neighborhoods this Wednesday. Panelists include: Joe Holtz, General Manager and founding member of the Park Slope Food Co-op in Brooklyn, Natalie Soleil from the Fourth St. Food Co-op in Manhattan, and Shira Shaham from the Bushwick Food Co-op.

Date: October 19, 2010
Time: 12:30 PM
Location: Fund for the City of New York, Main Conference Room
121 Avenue of the Americas, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10013-1590