The Omnivore's Dilemma in 2020: What have we learned from COVID?

FOOD SYSTEM CHALLENGES EXPOSED THROUGH COVID. TOP THOUGHT LEADERS ANALYZE THE COST AND OPPORTUNITY OF RESILIENT AGRICULTURE SYSTEMS FOR THE FUTURE.

- Celebrated Author and Activist Michael Pollan to Discuss Resilient Agriculture Systems as part of Niman Ranch Hog Farmer Appreciation Celebration Lecture Series.

- Pollan to be joined in conversation by Dawn Sherman, CEO of Native American Natural Foods; Paul Willis, Niman Ranch’s founding hog farmer; and Danielle Nierenberg, President of Food Tank.

Celebrated author Michael Pollan will be discussing how we can build a more resilient food and farming system, as part of Niman Ranch's Hog Farmer Appreciation Celebration lecture series. (Photo: Business Wire)

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WHAT:
 

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Free live-streamed virtual panel examining how we can achieve a more balanced and resilient food system that is better for our health, communities, animals, food and agriculture sector workers.

 

For more information and to register, please visit: https://home.nimanranch.com/resilience-vs-efficiency

   

 

WHO:
 

Danielle Nierenberg - Co-Founder and President of Food Tank, a non-profit organization focused on highlighting stories of hope and success in the food system.

 

Michael Pollan - Writer, teacher and activist best-known for his 2006 book The Omnivore’s Dilemma, a groundbreaking exploration on sustainable food and agriculture.

 

Dawn Sherman - CEO of Native-owned and run Native American Natural Foods, the creator of the popular Tanka Bar. She is a founding member of Tanka Resilient Agriculture Coop, a collective dedicated to returning bison to lands, and improving the lives and economies of Native Communities.

 

Paul Willis - 5th generation family farmer and founder of the Niman Ranch Pork Company. Paul has grown Niman Ranch from one family farmer to a community of more than 750 today, all sharing a commitment to raising their livestock humanely and sustainably.

   

 

WHEN:
 

Tuesday September 8, 2020. Noon CT / 1 PM ET / 10 AM PT.

   

 

WHERE:
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Live streamed on Niman Ranch’s Hog Farmer Appreciation Celebration event website.

   

 

WHY:
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This panel is a flagship event for NIman Ranch’s 22nd Annual Hog Farmer Celebration.

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Since 1991, Niman Ranch has held an annual celebration of its hog farmer community, honoring their hard work and partnership. What started as a small dinner among farmers and friends has grown over the years to a larger event in Des Moines, Iowa spanning several days and featuring educational panel discussions, farm tours, farmer awards, scholarship announcements and an unforgettable multi-course meal prepared by some of the country’s most celebrated chefs.

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This year for the first time in the event’s history, Niman Ranch is opening the barn doors and inviting the general public to participate in these special events, virtually.

 

Contacts

Alicia LaPorte
Niman Ranch
Communications Manager
860-869-9788, alicia.laporte@nimanranch.com

Contacts

Alicia LaPorte
Niman Ranch
Communications Manager
860-869-9788, alicia.laporte@nimanranch.com