Food Systems Institute: Global Food Systems

Date & Time

Tuesday, December 3, 2013
6pm - 7:30pm

Location Mandell 114

The purpose of Delaware Valley College’s Food Systems Institute is to develop, foster and encourage cross-disciplinary collaboration and education on all aspects of food production and manufacturing in all schools and departments at the college.

Seminars are organized and moderated by Delaware Valley College faculty with the aim of introducing how our food is produced and manufactured. They are the beginning of the conversation on agriculture and food between faculty, staff, students and community members. All sessions are open to the public and are free of charge.

The final seminar for this semester, Global Food Systems, is on December 3 in Mandell 114. The panelists are:

  • Dr. Tanya Casas, Faculty, Delaware Valley College, International Development and the Food Systems
  • Dr. David Snyder, Faculty Delaware Valley College, How Food has Altered US and Global History
  • Steve Finn from ResponsEcology Consulting and the University of Pennsylvania, Food Waste and the 9 billion in 2050 problem.

This seminar series will discuss the food system from the perspective of health and safety. Topics will include biosecurity, food safety, the microbiome, and the safety of herbicides and pesiticides. The series of four seminars will give an overview of the health and safety of our food systems, for plants, animals and humans, locally and around the globe.

All seminars are held in Mandell 114 on the Delaware Valley Campus from 6:00-7:30 pm

  • January 21, 2014
  • February 25, 2014
  • March 25, 2014
  • April 15, 2014

For more information on the Food Systems Institute’s Seminar Series please contact Dr. Cathy Davies.

Event Contact

Cathy Davies
e: cathy.davies@delval.edu

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