Keynote Speech by Dr. Marion Nestle

Eat. Drink. Vote: What to Eat, What to Feed Your Kids, and How It Affects Your Community.A presentation by Dr. Marion Nestle – ranked by Forbes as the #2 “Most Powerful Foodie in America” (Who is #1? FLOTUS Michelle Obama.)

5 p.m.: Opening Reception with cocktails and appetizers.

6-6:50: Keynote Speech by Dr. Marion Nestle

6:50-7:30: Q&A hosted by FoodSHIFT Director Dr. Annie Fenn, founder of jacksonholefoodie.com.

7:30: Dr. Nestle will be available for book signing, and copies of her new book will be available for purchase.

This event is free and open to the public; however, tickets must be secured in advance from the St. John’s Medical Center Wellness Department. Contact them by phone at 307-733-3636, or in person at St. John’s Medical Center, 625 E. Broadway, Jackson, WY.

This event will be followed by The People’s Banquet. Purchase tickets here for $40.

ABOUT DR. NESTLE’s NEW BOOK “EAT, DRINK, VOTE”

What’s wrong with the US food system? Why is half the world starving while the other half battles obesity? Who decides our food issues, and why can’t we do better with labeling, safety, or school food? In Eat, Drink, Vote, Nestle teams up with The Cartoonist Group syndicate to present more than 250 of her favorite cartoons on issues ranging from dietary advice to genetic engineering to childhood obesity. While encouraging readers to vote with their forks for healthier diets, this book insists that it’s also necessary to vote with votes to make it easier for everyone to make healthier dietary choices.

Dr. Nestle is also the author of the blog Food Politics.

Location: Center for the Arts Date: October 10, 2014 Time: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm Dr. Marion Nestle Dr. Annie Fenn
 
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