Hunger, Faith & Food Conference 2016

  • University Park United Methodist Church Denver, CO 2180 S. University Blvd Denver, CO 80210 United States

Please join Saint John’s Cathedral, Colorado Council of Churches, Denver Urban Gardens, Ekar Farm, Grow Local Colorado, Metro Caring, Produce for Pantries, Slow Food Denver, 25 in Change, Wartburg West, and others who gather to highlight efforts communities of faith can take to provide healthy food to families in need, build resilient communities, and end hunger locally.
 
The fifth annual Hunger, Faith & Food conference, in 2016 part of the Iliff School of Theology’s alumni reunion: Renewal Conference Info.
 
12 noon – 1 pm, “The All-American Meal” (a Haves/Have-Nots dining practicum). Prepared by Executive Chef Andre Roux, 25 and Change, and Andrew Nowak, Slow Food Denver; facilitated table conversation around poverty and hunger in Denver.
 
1 pm – 1:30 pm, Keynote Address: Dr. Kathryn Edin, Distinguished Bloomberg Professor of Sociology, 21st-Century Cities Initiative, The Johns Hopkins University, and author of a NYT Notable Book of 2015: 
$2.00 a Day:  Living on Almost Nothing in America

Website:  www.twodollarsaday.com
Book Review:  www.nytimes.com/2015/09/06/books/review/2-00-a-day-by-kathryn-j-edin-and-h-luke-shaefer.html

1:30 – 3:00 — Interfaith HFF Panel (Open Space Technology Breakout Session):
“Ending Hunger Locally:  Engaging Faith in Action”.
Panelists: Professor Kathryn Edin; Ryan Galanaugh, Metro Caring Hunger Relief Center; Aaron Ney, Ekar Farm