Food Frontiers with Mark Winne - Nebraska City, Neb.

Thursday, October 25, 2018

We’re showing Food Frontiers, a short documentary that explores innovative approaches to fresh food access in different areas of the country. The film will be followed by a panel discussion with local food systems professionals working here in Nebraska.

Join us for a free showing of Food Frontiers, a short documentary that explores innovative approaches to fresh food access in different areas of the country. The film will be followed by panel discussion with local food systems professionals working here in Nebraska.

When:  Thursday, October 25, 2018 at 7 p.m.

Where: Kimmel Education and Research Center
             5985 G Road, Nebraska City, NE 68410

Our discussion will be lead by Mark Winne, national food policy council writer, trainer and speaker, and Senior Advisor at John Hopkins University School of Public Health.

Our panelists will include:

Chef Nazim Khan, Executive Chef, Bryan Medical Center
Kathie Starkweather, Farm & Community program director, Center for Rural Affairs
Megan McGuffey, Food Systems PhD candidate, University of Nebraska-Omaha
Nancy Williams, Executive Director, No More Empty Pots
Rex Nelson, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Why: Learn about innovative approaches to increase access to local and healthy foods, discuss strengthening Nebraska’s food systems, learn more about the Nebraska Food Council, and highlights from a new statewide community food assessment.

Contact Sandra Renner with questions about this event at sandrar@cfra.org or 402.687.2100 ext. 1009. Registration is not required, but if you're planning to attend, please click here to let us know you'll attend.

Groups from organizations or educational institutions are encouraged to attend as this film is part of the John Hopkins University Center for a Livable Future FoodSpan curriculum.

This is event is sponsored by Center for Rural Affairs, through a USDA Community Food Project grant.