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Sustainable Food Conference

April 20, 2018

Raritan Valley CC image with vegetables

Everyone is welcome to attend this free event, sponsored by NJ Higher Education Partnership for Sustainability and Raritan Valley Community College’s Environmental Sustainability Committee. Learn about sustainable food from the experts.

Morning (8:30am-noon):

  • Registration and visiting exhibit tables
  • 9am – Welcome – Pres. Michael McDonough, RVCC
  • Keynote – Sara Elnakib of Rutgers NJAES is a dynamic speaker who will share food security and food waste stories from her experience working with a school lunch program in Paterson.
  • UN Sustainable Development Goals – Prof. Jill Lipoti, Rutgers University
  • EPA Food Recovery Challenge – Lorraine Graves, Environmental Specialist, EPA Region 2
  • Break/visit the exhibit tables
  • RVCC’s New Food Pantry – Prof. Mary Ann Balut (Nursing), Prof. Alicia Liss (Poverty & Society)
  • Q&A with morning speakers

FREE LUNCH (noon-1pm) catered by Elijah’s Promise

Afternoon (1-3:30pm)

Exhibitors: NJ Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), America’s Grow-a-row, Citizens’ Climate Lobby, and more


Raritan Valley Community College
118 Lamington Rd
Branchburg, NJ 08876 United States
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