On May 6th, 2015, about 50 CFF members and some of our partners in the field and the public sector got together at COLORS Restaurant for the 3rd Annual CFF Gathering. Locally-sourced drinks and appetizers were supplied by COLORS staff while people mingled and discussed their work. The evening’s keynote presentation was given by Ricardo Salvador, a former food funder at the W.K. Kellogg Foundation and currently the Director of the Food and Environment Program at the Union of Concerned Scientists. Ricardo focused his talk on the underlying systemic issues of racism and oppression that are at the core of the problems we must address plaguing our food system. His talk was followed by breakout conversations organized by the five working groups of CFF.
Thank you to all who came out and made it a special night!
Below is a video of the night’s speakers including Ricardo’s keynote address. To view Ricardo’s talk, skip to the 8:25 mark.
You can see more images from the evening in the slideshow below