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iEat Green – Eric Holt-Gimenez – 11.16.17

Eric Holt-Giménez is an agro-ecologist, political economist, lecturer and author. In his new book, A Foodie’s Guide to Capitalism; Understanding the Political Economy of What We Eat, Eric reveals the link between capitalism, poverty, hunger and the ills that plague our food system. Eric has been the Executive Director of Food First since 2006. Food First is a non-profit organization that works to end …

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iEat Green – Susan Futrell – 11.09.17

Susan Futrell has worked with food businesses, nonprofit organizations and farms in marketing and distribution for over 35 years, including over two decades in the natural and organic foods industry. She is a freelance writer, essayist, and consultant, and has an MFA in nonfiction writing from the University of Iowa. Futrell is currently Director of Marketing for the nonprofit Red Tomato, which does marketing, logistics …

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iEat Green – Anna Lappe – 11.02.17

Anna Lappé promotes health, equity and sustainability in food systems through her writing, advocacy, public speaking, and philanthropy. She has authored or co-authored three books and contributed to twelve others. Her Diet for a Hot Planet: The Climate Crisis at the End of Your Fork and What You Can Do About It (2010) was named by Booklist and Kirkus Reviews as one of the best …

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iEat Green – Peter Allison – 10.26.17

Topic: Fall 2017Blog Series, Measuring UP: Demonstrating Impact of Farm to Institution through Metrics, providing data-driven account of farm to institution landscape in NE. Peter Allison is the Network Director for Farm to Institution New England or FINE. He was hired in 2011 by the founding partners to coordinate an emergent farm to institution network in New England. He brings over 30 years of sustainability …

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iEat Green – David George Gordon – 10.19.17

David George Gordon is the award-wining author of The Eat-a- Bug Cookbook and 18 other titles about orcas and gray whales, cockroaches, tarantulas, land snails and the Sasquatch. The New York Times called his Field Guide to the Slug “gripping.” He’s been featured in The Wall Street Journal and USA Today, Time magazine and National Geographic Kids and has appeared on …

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iEat Green – Guest: Hartman Deetz – 10.12.17

Hartman Deetz is a member of the Wampanoag of Mashpee. He has recently returned to his homeland after spending 7 years in Huchin Ohlone territory, or Oakland/Richmond California. During his time in California, Hartman was an active part of Idle No More SF bay, the most active INM chapter in the US. Idle No More is an environmentalist and Native American group focused on issues …

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iEat Green – Guest: Nancy Romer – 10.05.17

Nancy Romer is a life-long activist.  After serving in the Peace Corps in Colomiba, she came back to the US ready to join the movement to end the war in Viet Nam.  Since then she has continued working for peace and social justice, working in the feminist, anti-racist, public higher education, union, food justice and climate justice movements.  She was a professor of psychology for …

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iEat Green – Guest: Steven Cecchini – 09.28.17

Steven Cecchini, a farmer and activist working with Long Island Activists, to help promote the NY Health Act. LI Activists is a chapter of the NY Progressive Action Network, which is a coalition of over 25 grassroots progressive groups, working together to ensure that all people can live in a safe, just and fair environment. Steven’s focus is on healthcare, and he is …

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iEat Green – Guest: Dan Marek – 09.21.17

Dan Marek – School Programs Manager for Whole Kids Foundation, a Whole Foods Market Foundation. Dan runs Whole Kids Foundation’s Healthy Teachers Program which is designed to provide teachers and school staff with nutrition inspiration and healthy cooking techniques to transform their own wellbeing, serve as healthy role models for their students, and be change agents in their own communities.  The Healthy Teachers Program has trained …

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iEat Green – Guest:Jodie Lindsay Popma-09.14.17

Jodie Lindsay Popma believes in the power of food. After completing the Nutrition Consultant Training Program at Bauman College, she launched Smart Food Made Simple, a consultancy focused on teaching parents that food is an extremely powerful tool. Her mantra is straightforward: simple changes and smart choices help our children’s bodies and brains function optimally. When children are encouraged to …