Archive for September, 2007

Out-of-Date Farm Bill Subsidizes “Farmers” in NYC

Publication: Washington Square News
Date: 9.18.07
Author: Veena Bontu (Stern ’10, Oxfam at NYU, CHANGE advocate)

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NYU Sustainability Task Force, Meeting #1

The Sustainability Task Force held it’s first meeting this afternoon, and we have divided ourselves into eight subcommittees. Jennifer Berg and I are co-chairs of the “Food and Purchasing Subcommittee,” and we are currently working on scheduling an F&P meeting for next week. If you’re affiliated with NYU, and interested in joining this committee, please send an email (to introduce yourself and) to let me know! Contact: ahm259@nyu.edu.

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School Updates Coming Soon!

Students from every school in New York will (one by one..) be posting updates on their current efforts to establish sustainable food systems on their respective campuses.

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Coffee at Grounded

Date: Every Sunday

Time: 12:00 Noon

Place: Grounded, at 28 Jane St in the West Village

Contact: Annie (ahm259@nyu.edu)

Students from Columbia, Barnard, The New School, and NYU gather to discuss plans for the Pre-Summit BBQ in Brooklyn, the Real Food Summit at Yale in November, and the current projects at our respective schools. Anyone working on food and sustainability at a school or university is welcome to join us!

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Date: Saturday, October 6th, 2007

Time: 5:00pm onwards

Place: Annie’s Apartment (email ahm259@nyu.edu for details)

RSVP: Sam and Annie (ahm259@nyu.edu, sam.lipschultz@gmail.com)

Sam and Annie are hosting a BBQ dinner in Brooklyn, meant to connect students from New York colleges and universities, in preparation for the Real Food Summit at Yale in November. We hope to attend the summit having started to build a community and movement among ourselves, as residents of New York City and State, and ready to receive the information and resources to be shared at the Summit.

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