FOOD DAY 2011 PROGRAMMING

9:00 am -
3:00 pm

Farmer’s Market

University Center’s Rock Plaza
In front of 1306 Stanford Drive

The University of Miami Farmer’s Market will bringing local, organic produce to the University.  The Farmer’s Market currently comes to UM every Wednesday, and will be set up on both days on the week of Food Day.

10:00 am -
12:00 pm

Fair Food
Organization Fair

Lower level of the University
Center
1306 Stanford Drive

Local community organizations and non-profits will be showcased.  There will also be a table with information about Food Day and food justice issues.

5:00 pm -
6:30 pm

Discussion Panel

College of Arts and Sciences Gallery and Conference Center
at the Wesley Foundation
1210 Stanford Drive

Local experts on food topics will share their knowledge during a panel discussion and question and answer session. The panel will address issues including methods for creating sustainable food systems; ways to ensure equitable access to healthy food; means of preventing diet-related disease; and fair trade practices for food and farm workers.

The panelists are Gabrielle Marewski of Paradise Farms, Antonio Guadamuz of the Urban Oasis Project and Verde Gardens, Brett Abess, UM Student and Entrepreneur, Gina Maranto, Journalist and Professor of Ecosystems Science and Policy at UM, and a Coalition of Immokalee Workers Representative. The panel will be moderated by Mario Yanez, founder and director of Earth Learning.

7:00 pm -
10:00 pm

Film Screenings

College of Arts and Sciences Gallery and Conference Center
at the Wesley Foundation
1210 Stanford Drive

Screenings of Fresh and GROW!