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The Hidden Forces That Shape What We Eat: A Q&A with Frederick Kaufman

The Hidden Forces That Shape What We Eat: A Q&A with Frederick Kaufman

Q&As

With countless restaurants and food markets, New Yorkers may have a more effortlessly sophisticated palate than ever, but do they really have a nuanced understanding of the global forces that shape the politics and economics of food?  “The world of food is rife with paradox,” says Frederick Kaufman. Kaufman, a noted journalist and professor, will join a lively Museum panel about the global, technological, and financial future of food on Tuesday, March 5, at 6:30 pm.

Tags: Food, Our Global Kitchen, Q&A

Vertical Farming: Growing Up, Not Out

Vertical Farming: Growing Up, Not Out

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In the next few decades, the global human population will exceed 9 billion—and 70 percent will live in cities. How can hunger be addressed in this growing population? On Saturday, Februrary 2, speakers from Columbia University and the Sackler Institute for Nutrition Science will present and lead discussions on this topic, and more, in a day of learning; one topic will be vertical farming.

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How to Feed a Growing Planet

How to Feed a Growing Planet

Podcasts

In the next 30 years, global population is estimated to surpass nine billion people. Will there be too many people, too little food? In this podcast, join NBC News Chief Science and Health correspondent Robert Bazell and a round-table of food experts as they discuss how climate, politics and economics impact food systems and food security.

Guests include activist and best-selling author Raj Patel, geneticist Molly Jahn, and chef and UNICEF ambassador Marcus Samuelsson.

Tags: Food, Podcasts, Our Global Kitchen

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