FREE FOOD & SUSTAINABILITY POP-UP Classes FROM THE NEW SCHOOL
AT THE UNION SQUARE GREENMARKET

Monday, November 19, 2012, Noon to 1:30 p.m.
A New School Tradition

 

WHAT:

Learn about the political, cultural, and economic landscape of eating green TODAY, Monday, November 19at the Union Square Greenmarket as The New School offers 30-minute pop-up classes with leading faculty and researchers in food and sustainability. Greenmarket Pop-Up Courses are a New School tradition, combining public engagement with hands-on learning in the heart of the city.

WHO: Noon: Fabio Parasecoli, Coordinator of Food Studies: Local food, Global Trade, and the Future of Rural Communities

12:30: Kristin Reynolds, Sustainable Urban Food Systems Postdoctoral Fellow: Urban Food Systems and Social Justice

1:00: John Clinton, Director of Environmental Policy and Sustainability Management: Achieving Affordable Sustainability

WHEN: Noon to 1:30 P.M., Monday, November 19, 2012.
WHERE: Union Square Greenmarket
TICKETS: Free and open to the public

The New School, a leading progressive university in New York City, was founded in 1919 as a center of intellectual and artistic freedom. Today The New School is still in the vanguard of innovation and experimentation in higher education, with more than 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students in design and the social sciences, the humanities, management, and the performing arts and thousands of adult learners in continuing education courses. Committed to public engagement, The New School welcomes thousands of New Yorkers yearly to its celebrated public programs and maintains a global presence through its online learning programs, research institutes, and international partnerships. Learn more at www.newschool.edu.

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Media Contacts:

Sam Biederman
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biederms@newschool.edu

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