Sep 25, 2012

Join Will Allen of @GrowingPower for Good Food Revolution Oct 11 at Lakeland College in Sheboygan, WI - Great Thinkers Series

Will Allen, founder and executive director, Growing Power, Milwaukee, will discuss his belief that food is the cornerstone of healthy communities and that we have a responsibility to pass our knowledge to youth and adults about sustainable food systems. Named one of Time magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in 2010, Allen was awarded the 2008 MacArthur Genius Fellowship for his efforts to promote sustainable farming methods in low-income neighborhoods. With more than 50 years of experience in farming, marketing and distributing food, today he shares his knowledge with youth, adults, community groups, immigrants, farmers and consumers. In February 2010, Allen was invited to the White House to join First Lady Michelle Obama in launching “Let’s Move!” her program to reverse the epidemic of childhood obesity.

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