Monday, August 24, 2009

Sustainable Seafood Event

Lindsay deJongh Stoulil, KWT CSA member and author of the blog Fridge and Tunnel (which often features recipes made with produce and fruit from the Garden of Eve) passes on information for the following:

Sustainable Seafood Event

What’s the Catch? A lively discussion on sustainable seafood.
September 10, 2009
6:30 – 8:30 pm (Registration begins at 6 pm)

Teachers College, Columbia University
Zankel Hall 125 (Milbank Chapel)
525 W. 120th St.
New York, NY 10027

Presented by GNYDA’s Hunger and Environmental Nutrition (HEN) Special Interest Group
Co-sponsored by GNYDA; East Coast Shellfish Growers Association; Teachers College, Columbia University; and Whole Foods Market

Concerned with health and the environment but confused about seafood sustainability? Wondering what to recommend to your clients and feature on your menus? Join us for an evening of expert panel discussion, reception and tasting addressing:

* Local, organic, wild and farm raised seafood
* Over fishing and fisheries management
* Product labeling
* Fishing methods and their impact on the environment
* Environmental contamination of seafood and water systems
* Best seafood choices from a health and sustainability perspective

Panelists:

Timothy Fitzgerald, M.S.
Marine Scientist, Oceans Program, Environmental Defense Fund

Gef Flimlin, Ph.D.
Marine Extension Agent, Rutgers Cooperative Extension

Kate McLaughlin, M.S.
Seafood Program Director; Blue Ocean Institute

Chris Moore, Ph.D.
Chief of Partnerships and Communication,
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries Service

Moderator:
Philip J. Cragg, CEC, CCE, AAC
Culinary Educator, Academy of Culinary Arts, Atlantic Cape Community College
ReClam the Bay, Inc.

Registration:
Go to www.GNYDA.org and click on “Calendar of Events” to register.
GNYDA members $35 ($25 for student members)
Non-GNYDA members $55

Image courtesy of Fridge and Tunnel blog.

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