2011 Speaker Organizations

Angiogenesis Foundation
Not-for-profit organization that is dedicated to conquering disease by controlling the blood vessels that feed them.

Bed Stuy Campaign Against Hunger
Works vigorously to end hunger in underserved neighborhoods of Brooklyn by providing emergency food access, food stamp screenings, and other initiatives.

Bees Without Borders
A New England organization that educates and trains impoverished individuals and communities in beekeeping skills for poverty alleviation.

Dairy Education Alliance
The Dairy Education Alliance (DEA) is a national coalition working collaboratively to tackle the environmental, social and economic problems associated with large dairy operations.

Edible Manhattan
This magazine and information service creates community based, local foods publications in the distinct culinary region of Manhattan.

Environmental Working Group
A non-profit organization that uses the power of public information to protect public health and the environment.

The Family Dinner
An inspirational green guide to unplugging and connecting with your family over healthy, fresh food.

Finance For Food
This group educates food system entrepreneurs about financing opportunities available to support their work.

Food Corps
A new national service program working to reverse childhood obesity while training a new generation of farmers and public health leaders.

Glynwood Center
Working to save farming through innovative programs including Keep Farming® regional slaughterhouse initiative, national Harvest Awards, and reports including The State of Agriculture in the Hudson Valley.

Grow NYC
This is the New York City nonprofit that runs the city’s Greenmarkets, community gardens, composting and recycling, school food literacy and other essential environmental education programs.

Healthy Bodegas
A Grow NYC & Red Jacket Orchard initiative to get fresh, healthy produce in bodegas that are located in underserved neighborhoods

Know Your Farmer Know Your Food
This is a USDA-wide effort to create new economic opportunities by better connecting consumers with local producers.

Rogowski Farm
A second-generation family farm utilizing ecologically friendly and environmentally sound practices known also for their expertise in low-income and ethnic markets.

School Food Focus
This national initiative helps school districts procure more healthful, more sustainably produced and regionally sourced food.

Slow Food USA
This is a global movement that links the pleasure of food with a commitment to community and the environment.

Truck Farm
This is a Wicked Delicate film and food project: a mobile community farm and a documentary about urban agriculture.

Urban Design Lab
A joint laboratory of the Earth Institute and Columbia University’s GSAPP to create a designed-based approach to shaping sustainable urbanism.

Wholesome Wave
An organization that nourishes urban food deserts by supporting increased production and access to fresh, healthy food.

Window farms Project
Seeks to empower urban dwellers to grow some of their food year-round and to include them in a process they call R&D-I-Y

125th St. Business Improvement District
This group seeks to develop a community-based vision to maintain the heritage of 125th St. in Harlem through business development and job development.

ETHEL’s Truckstop
A program that examines, unites and honors indigenous communities, cultures and music.

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