Chef Michel Nischan answers some profound questions about our food system, food access and food choice, and how we can all play a part to create a more equitable and sustainable food system. “Food as a single subject has more impact on human health, environmental health, societal health, and economic health than any other subject.” - Chef Michel Nischan
The United Nations Association of Southwestern Connecticut presents the first Ruth Steinkraus Cohen Memorial Lecture. Dr. Mary Evelyn Tucker will discuss how to inspire people to preserve, protect and restore the Earth community. As co-founder of the Yale Forum on Religion and Ecology, Dr. Tucker seeks to identify different perspectives among the religions of the world to find comprehensive and collaborative solutions to our global environmental crisis in partnership with scientists and policy makers.
Corban Addison comes to Westport to discuss his new nonfiction book, Wastelands: The True Story of Farm Country on Trial, with Sustainable Westport's Johanna Martell. As vivid and fast-paced as a thriller, Wastelands takes us into the heart of a legal battle over the future of America’s farmland and into the lives of the people who found the courage to fight.
Lay the groundwork for success in your garden by learning steps to make a new yard your own with Alice Ely, master gardener; find out how to start smart with soil testing, measuring sun/shade conditions, assessing plantings and prioritizing your garden goals.
Wanjiku "Wawa" Gatheru, a 21-year-old environmental justice advocate and founder of Black Girl Environmentalist discusses the important intersection of social and environmental justice, as part of the Sustainable Environmental Learning Series, in partnership with Earthplace.