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3rd Annual JBF Food Conference

October 16, 2012
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When someone says the James Beard Foundation people often have a few key adjectives: Yes! Delicious Food, Culinary Wonder, the Oscars of the Food World, Over the top dinner party. All of those would but correct but you should add Sustainable Food System Advocate to your description!

The 3rd Annual JBF Food Conference starts tomorrow at Hearst Tower in NYC. This 2 day program covers the gamet of today’s pressing food issues. The conference theme is: A CRISIS IN CONFIDENCE: CREATING A BETTER, MORE SUSTAINABLE  FOOD WORLD WE CAN TRUST.

The program brings together thought leaders from all over the country to participate in workshops, and panels to tackle one of the most complicated areas of our food system: TRUST.

Speakers like Sam Kass, Debra Eschmeyer, and Janet Poppendieck will be on deck.

And, the conference will honor 5 JBF Leadership Award Honorees: Wendell Berry, Malik Yakini, Tensie Whelan, Kathleen Merrigan, and Jason Clay.  Find their bios here!

Take a look at the AGENDA !  And watch the conference stream live at: http://www.jamesbeard.org/education/conference/live

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