Upcoming Events

2013 SLOW FOOD NORTHERN NJ ANNUAL MEETING & LOCAL FOOD PICNIC
Sunday, March 3, 2013, 1-3:30PM
DeHart Community Center
120 Burnett Ave
Maplewood, NJ



1-1:30 Local Foods Tasting

1:15-1:30 PM Opening remarks & Slow Food NNJ school garden program grant announcement

Margaret Noon, School Lunch Farm

1:30-1:45PM School Garden Partners

Teachers share about their School's Vegetable Garden

1:45PM -2:45PM GMO: Impact on our lives

Michael Hansen, Consumers Union scientist and GMO expert, speaks

Why should we worry about genetically modified ingredients in our food? Hansen will review studies linking genetically engineered foods to allergies, immune system problems and organ damage in animals. He'll talk about the types of GE crops currently on the market, new ones being developed, and how you can avoid GE products (yes, even Whole Foods carries items containing GMOs). And much more.

2:45-3:00PM Food & Water Watch; GMO Legislation

3:00-3:15PM GMO Q&A














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