Lecture 22 - Sustainability and Health Food Access (Guest Lecture by Melina Shannon-DiPietro and Jennifer McTiernan)

author: Melina Shannon-DiPietro, Yale University
author: Jennifer McTiernan H., CitySeed
recorded by: Yale University
published: Sept. 27, 2010,   recorded: November 2008,   views: 3325
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Two guest speakers share their experiences in changing the food environment in their local communities. Melina Shannon-DiPietro describes how the Yale Sustainable Food Project changes people's connection with food at Yale and reflects a growing national and academic trend. Jennifer McTiernan describes the development and goals of CitySeed, highlighting the power of individuals and communities to make change.

Reading assignment:

Pollan, Michael. In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto, Section III, chapters 1-4 (pp. 139-201)

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