Eating, Reading, & Living Well: “The Future of Food in a Changing Climate”

When:
September 19, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
Where:
Rice Street Library
1011 Rice St
St Paul, MN 55117
USA
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Bailey Veesenmeyer 651-222-3242 Email

About the Event

Panel Discussion: “The Future of Food in a Changing Climate”

By 2050, a projected 9.7 billion people will inhabit the planet. How will we produce enough food to support this population as climate change stresses the environment? This panel will explore the latest research on the worldwide impact of climate change and what it means for agriculture and food access in Minnesota. Panelists will also discuss emerging technologies for food production and will highlight some of the innovative new processes that are already being implemented in Minnesota.

Panelists include:
–Elizabeth Dunbar, Senior Reporter at MPR News (moderator)
–Valentine Cadieux, Director of Sustainability and Environmental Studies at Hamline University
–John Mesko, Executive Director of The Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Service
–Deepak Ray, Senior Scientist with the Institute on the Environment at the University of Minnesota

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 >>.