speaker quinn to delivery major food policy address.

posted December 7, 2009

wonder what it is… tax breaks for landowners who form long term leases with beginning farmers ? we’ll let you know.

City Council Speaker Christine C. Quinn will deliver a major food policy address on Monday, December 7th. In her remarks, Speaker Quinn will discuss the future of New York City’s food system, and ways she and others are working towards developing a more sustainable system that also creates jobs for New Yorkers.

The event will also feature Dan Barber, owner of Blue Hill Restaurant, and is being co-hosted by The New School; New York City Coalition Against Hunger; UFCW Local 1500; We Act for Environmental Justice; New York Faith and Justice; Families United for Racial and Economic Equality; Building Blocks; and Jobs with Justice.

WHERE: Wollman Hall, The New School
65 West 11th Street, 5th Floor

WHO: City Council Speaker Christine C. Quinn
Dan Barber, Owner, Blue Hill Restaurant
Bruce Both, President, UFCW Local 1500Peggy M. Shepard, Executive Director and Founder, We Act for Environmental Justice
Nevin Cohen, Assistant Professor, The New School

WHEN: Monday, December 7th
TIME: 9:00 a.m.