About the Event
Presentation: “Local Choices, Global Impact: Understanding Your Role in the Food System”
Kristine Igo has served as the Assistant, and now Associate Director for the Healthy Foods, Healthy Lives Institute at the University of Minnesota since 2009. Highlights of her involvement with the Institute to-date include: facilitation and drafting of the MN Food Charter; participating in writing the USDA sponsored ESCOP Science Roadmap for Food and Agriculture; convening a multi-disciplinary Foodshed conference; working as a task force member with the Grains for Health Foundation; coordinating the University’s four annual Food Day activities; and developing both undergraduate and University staff cooking and wellness courses. Kris is a member of the Homegrown Minneapolis Food Council and school garden coordinator for Seward Montessori. Prior to completing her Masters of Public Policy from the University of California-Berkeley, Kris worked in Twin Cities restaurants and wine shops as a buyer and wine educator.
About the Series
Eating, Reading and Living Well is an annual series of films, readings, and presentations for youth and adults focusing on learning to live a healthier life. Presented by The Friends of the Saint Paul Public Library and sponsored by Mississippi Market. Back to the Series >>.