March 5th Potluck: Food Systems & Health Disparities

The NU Sustainable Food Talk Series Potluck Event, scheduled for this evening, has been cancelled due to the winter storm advisory.

The event will be rescheduled at a later time. Please contact Marynia with any questions. Safe travels.

March NU Food Talks Presented by 

Food Systems & Health Disparities
Tuesday, March 5th, 5:45PM – 7:45PM
303 E. Superior, Chicago IL. 60611
RSVP Here (confirmations sent on March 4th)

Daniel Block, PhD, Professor, Department of Geography, Chicago State University, and Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Preventive Medicine, FSM

“Neighbor Carts: An alternative food project reflecting complex interaction between consumers and the local food environment”
By Katherine Wright, MPH, Research Coordinator in Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, FSM

Call for Briefs:
If you are a Northwestern or Feinberg faculty, staff, or student involved in any aspect of researching food systems, please send us the title of your project, persons involved, and brief description (200 words) to be included in a capacity-building resource list to be shared at the event. This includes research of food access and health disparities; food systems as a social determinant of health; diabetes links; etc. Please email Marynia Kolak at m-kolak@northwestern.edu.

Potluck Details:
Bring your own silverware, drinking glass and a dish* to pass according to your last name.

A-F Side
G-L Beverage
M-S Dessert
T-Z Salad

*If you would like to prepare something other than requested please feel free. Also, if you are unable to bring a dish, please still attend the event.

5:45 – 6:00 Arrive, Fill Your Plate, Settle In
6:00 – 6:05 Welcome, Group Announcements
6:05 – 6:40 Neighbor Carts Food Presentation
6:40 – 7:10 Facilitated Discussion on “Food Systems and Health Disparities”
7:10 – 7:15 Closing Remarks
7:15 – 7:45 Networking

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