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Mar18

Interfaith Conversations on Food, Faith, and Sustainability

March 18 - 19Various

Description

Nigel Savage, founder and director of Hazon, will speak about the rise of the Jewish Food Movement, describing how traditional understandings of kosher are expanding to include an emphasis on food justice, sustainable agriculture, and local food economies. Hazon, which means “vision,” is the largest faith-based environmental organization in the country, and has become a leader in creating a more just, sustainable food economy. This is an interfaith gathering and everyone is welcome to attend. 

 

All events are free. Sponsored by the Food, Faith, and Religious Leadership Initiative, and co-sponsored by Temple Emanuel of Winston Salem, The Jewish Studies Program at UNC Asheville, and Mars Hill College.

 

Schedule

Monday March 18
Winston-Salem, NC 

  • 12:00 – 1:00pm
    Brown Bag Lunch Conversation with Nigel Savage and students in Wingate Hall, Room 301A
     
  • 7:30 – 8:30pm
    Lecture and Q&A at Temple Emanuel (201 Oakwood Dr | Winston Salem, NC 27103 | (336) 722-6640)

Tuesday March 19
Asheville, NC

  • 11:00am – 12:00noon
    Nigel Savage speaking at Chapel Service, Mars Hill College
     
  • 12:00noon – 1:00pm
    Lunch Event at Mars Hill College
     
  • Afternoon meeting with UNC Asheville students, Time and Location TBD
     
  • 7:00 -8:30pm
    Evening Lecture and Q&A at Asheville Jewish Community Center (236 Charlotte Street | Asheville, NC 28801 | (828) 253-0701)

 

 

 

Contact Information

Name:
Fred Bahnson
Email:
bahnsoff@wfu.edu
Phone:
828.553.3564