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Sunday, December 11 • 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Faith + Food: Investigating the role of faith-based communities within our regional food system

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This panel will examine different food-based initiatives currently undertaken by faith-based communities through both a religious and civic perspective.

Moderators
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Megan Bucknum

Adjunct Professor, Geography and Environment Department at Rowan University
Megan Bucknum is a part time faculty member in the Geography and Environment Department at Rowan University, where she teaches classes about urban, environmental and food systems planning.  She also works as a food system specialist for New Venture Advisors, a business consulting firm specializing in local food systems planning and sustainable food business development.

Speakers
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Nic Esposito

Managing Director's Office, City of Philadelphia
Nic Esposito is a writer, urban farmer and proud public servant from Philadelphia. He is the founder of the non-profit independent publishing house and writer's workshop, The Head & The Hand. He is the co-manager with his wife Elisa of Emerald Street Community Farm. And he is the President of the East Kensington Neighbors Association. As for his "day job" Nic has the privilege of serving in the Managing Director's Office in the City of... Read More →
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Rev. Sammie Evans

Pastor, Broad Street Ministry
Rev. Sammie Evans serves as a pastor at Broad Street Ministry. She was born and raised in a very rural town in northwestern Pennsylvania and has now called Philadelphia home for the past two years. She is passionate about growing food and building community, which she does in her work and her spare time. | About Broad Street Ministry Broad Street Ministry is a broad-minded faith community committed to extending radical hospitality and... Read More →
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Rabbi Larry Sernovitz

Rabbi, Temple Emanuel
Rabbi Larry Sernovitz serves the Temple Emanuel community in Cherry Hill, NJ. He has been focused on areas in his rabbinate that include education, interfaith matters, prayer and is a member of the Rabbinic Leadership Council of ARZA (Association of Reform Zionists of America). He is involved with Faith in New Jersey, an affiliate of the National PICO Network and is a Chaplain for the Cherry Hill Police Department. www.templeemanuel.org


Sunday December 11, 2016 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Room 307

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