Talking Transition is an open conversation about the future of New York City.
Join the Talking Transition team at upcoming events and activities to share your questions, stories, and ideas for the city's future. Visit the Talking Transition tent (open from 9-5 daily through November 23) on Canal Street and Sixth Avenue, stop by their mobile tents as they make their way across the city, meet their street teams in all five boroughs, and discuss neighborhood issues at your local library. Events in the tent cover a broad range of issues from disaster recovery, health, housing, education, culture, poverty, and much more. For the full schedule of discussion happening at the tent, visit http://talkingtransitionnyc.com
Food-focused events happening in the Talking Transition tent are listed below:
Location: Talking Transition tent, Duarte Square, corner of Canal Street & 6th Avenue, NYC
- Monday, November 11, 4:00 pm: Food Justice - The Future of Food in NYC - Open Q&A on food justice and what it means for your community, including a moderated panel featuring food justice leaders from across NYC. Hosted by EcoStation: NY
- Friday, November 15, 5:00 pm: Lunch 4 Learning - Students, educators, and community members are encourage to come to this interactive discussion about Lunch 4 Learning, a campaign for free and healthy school lunch for all. Download the event flyer here. Hosted by Community Food Advocates.
- Sunday, November 17, 12:00 pm: Raise Your Voice - The Future of Food Policy in the Post-Bloomberg Era. Be heard! Join NYU Wagner Food Policy Alliance, Just Food, and Columbia's Food Policy and Obesity Prevention (FPOP), a team of policy experts, and your fellow farm and food justice advocates and activists to learn about the current state of the food system and share your hopes and priorities with the incoming administration. Whether your interest is local agriculture, school food, antihunger, farmers markets, urban agriculture, fracking, the cost of food, fair food jobs, all of the above, or another aspect of the food system - we want to hear from you! All eaters are welcome. Hosted by NYU Wagner Food Policy Alliance, Just Food, and Columbia's Food Policy and Obesity Prevention (FPOP). Check http://talkingtransitionnyc.com for more details. For questions about this event, contact Nadia Johnson at email@example.com.