NEWfare Conference on Local Food, Health and Wealth
On Nov. 4, 2011 at NWTC in Green Bay, farmers, food entrepreneurs, health professionals, community food advocates, and students attended NEWfare: A Forum Cultivating Health and Wealth through the Local Food Economy.
One of the featured speakers was Debra Pearson, Co-Director of the Center for Food in Community and Culture. Dr. Pearson discussed how agricultural practices influence the nutrient content of the fruits and vegetables we grow and the livestock we raise. Lynn Walter spoke on the development of New Leaf Market Cooperative in Green Bay. Videos of both presentations are available at newleafmarket.org in Media Resources under “NEWfare Conference Videos”.