Oct 23: Food Day Warm-Up! FSNYC's October Open Networking Event
Date: Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Time: 5:30-8:00 pm; 6:00 - Sneak preview of Anna Lappe's "Food Mythbusters" video; 6:30 cash bar and networking
Location: 61 Local - 61 Bergen St. Brooklyn, NY 11201
About the event:
Food Day is October 24th, 2012 (and throughout October)! “Warm-up” for Food Day with FSNYC’s October open networking event. Locally crafted food and drink provided by 61 Local will be available for purchase all evening. From 6:00-6:30 we will be “sneak previewing” Anna Lappé’s new Food MythBusters animated video that debunks the myth that we need industrial agriculture to feed the world. Anna Lappé will join us from 6:00-7:00 pm to talk about her new project. After the sneak preview, stay and join FSNYC members for an evening of networking and conversation.
Food Day is a national movement celebrated throughout the month of October to acknowledge a values shift to "healthy, affordable, and sustainable food." This year, Food Day includes a plethora of events happening throughout NYC and our region! Many NYC Food Day events are listed on FSNYC's website here. Be sure to check the FoodDay.org website throughout October as events continue to be added!
About Food MythBusters & Real Food Media Project
A pioneering new initiative of the Real Food Media Project, Food MythBusters provides a set of tools-animated videos, live action short documentaries, online resources, and more-to help spread the real story about what we eat. Led by bestselling author Anna Lappé, Food MythBusters is a collaboration among a wide range of organizations working to directly challenge Big Ag’s marketing might with grassroots truth-telling.
Food MythBusters harnesses social media and the power of word-of-mouth to reach millions and advocate for a more fair, healthy, and sustainable food system.
About 61 Local
61 Local is a convivial public house, celebrating locally crafted food, drink and the people who make it. 61 Local regularly hosts programming and events spotlighting the spirited Brooklyn community. Check out their public calendar for upcoming classes and local happenings 61 Local.
There is a suggested $5 donation fee to attend this event for non-members. To become a FSNYC member visit: