Taking a Bite out of the Big Apple: A Conversation about Urban Food Policy

THE 2017 COOPER-WALSH COLLOQUIUM: Taking a Bite out of the Big Apple: A Conversation about Urban Food Policy – Friday, October 20, 2017

October 5th, 2017

THE 2017 COOPER-WALSH COLLOQUIUM: Taking a Bite out of the Big Apple: A Conversation about Urban Food Policy - Friday, October 20, 2017

Friday, October 20, 2017 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Fordham Law School Hill Faculty Conference Room (7-119) | 7th floor 150 West 62nd Street New York, NY 10023 Schedule Registration: 9:15 – 9:45 a.m. Welcome and Introduction 9:45 – 10:00 am Dean Matthew Diller from Fordham University School of Law Ten Years of Food Policy Governance in New York City: Lessons for the Next Decade by Dr. Nicholas Freudenberg 10:00 – 10:45 a.m. In the last decade, New York City has created dozens of new food policies and programs to improve nutritional well-being, promote food security, create food systems that support community and economic development and achieve other important goals.  These initiatives built on the city’s prior efforts to create healthier food environments and used existing and new governance mechanisms to consider, enact and implement changes in how New York City produces, distributes and consumes the food that sustains its […]