Harvesting Change: Our Food Supply in Pandemic Times

Now online: a recording of the Crandell’s live panel event, Harvesting Change: Our Food Supply in Pandemic Times joins some of the region’s leading lights in sustainable food and farming in a discussion about the state of sustenance in these strange times. Sponsored by Hawthorne Valley Association.

Harvesting Change: Our Food Supply in Pandemic Times

A record of a special live presentation of the Crandell Theatre, Harvesting Change: Our Food Supply in Pandemic Times joins some of the region’s leading lights in sustainable food and farming in a discussion about the state of sustenance in these strange times. Sponsored by Hawthorne Valley Association.Covid-19 has disrupted our food supply in profound ways, both locally and globally. Much of this change has been painful, exposing the many vulnerabilities and inequalities in our food system. Yet at the same time, there have been positive shifts as food suppliers and buyers nimbly adapt to the necessity of social distancing. While being literally driven apart by Covid-19, we are nonetheless sharing its historic shakedown of our food choices and behavior.Join panelists Ruth Reichl (former editor of Gourmet Magazine, memoirist and cookbook editor), Kate Arding (co-founder of Talbott & Arding Cheese and Provisions in Hudson, NY and an internationally recognized authority on cheese) and Henry Corsun (Dogwood Farm, founder of Good Food Farmers Network Good Food Farmers) present a one-hour virtual discussion of this critical moment, examining both its problems and potential, with experts from the front lines of food supply and intelligence.Moderated by Kathleen Finlay, President of The Glynwood Center for Food and Farming in Cold Spring NY, and former Director of Harvard’s Center for Health and the Global Environment. Sponsored by Hawthorne Valley Association.

Posted by Crandell Theatre on Monday, July 27, 2020

Covid-19 has disrupted our food supply in profound ways, both locally and globally. Much of this change has been painful, exposing the many vulnerabilities and inequalities in our food system. Yet at the same time, there have been positive shifts as food suppliers and buyers nimbly adapt to the necessity of social distancing. While being literally driven apart by Covid-19, we are nonetheless sharing its historic shakedown of our food choices and behavior.

Join panelists Ruth Reichl (former editor of Gourmet Magazine, memoirist and cookbook editor), Kate Arding (co-founder of Talbott & Arding Cheese and Provisions in Hudson, NY and an internationally recognized authority on cheese) and Henry Corsun (Dogwood Farm, founder of Good Food Farmers) present a one-hour virtual discussion of this critical moment, examining both its problems and potential, with experts from the front lines of food supply and intelligence.

Moderated by Kathleen Finlay, President of The Glynwood Center for Food and Farming in Cold Spring NY, and former Director of Harvard’s Center for Health and the Global Environment.

In anticipation of the program, the panel has put together a list of complimentary film recommendations currently available for streaming on various platforms:

The Real Dirt on Farmer John (2005)

The Biggest Little Farm (2018)

Symphony of the Soil (2014)

Right To Harm (2019)

 

Harvesting Change made possible by the generous support of Hawthorne Valley.