The Challenges of Biodiversity and Feeding People

November 22, 2017 - 07:00 pmNovember 22, 2017 - 08:00 pmMarch 16, 2017, 7pm - 8pm
Venue: 
Stryker Center
412 N. Boundary Street
Williamsburg, VA 23185
United States 412 N. Boundary Street Williamsburg 23185

In celebration of the 15th anniversary, the Williamsburg Farmers Market is hosting a series of educational forums and a special lecture about the complexities and joys of the things we eat.

Glenn Roberts and Tamar Haspel will discuss local and mass distribution of food, organics, GMOs, heirloom seeds and crops, biodiversity. Glenn Roberts is the CEO of Anson Mills and President of the Carolina Gold Rice Foundation. Tamar Haspel is an oyster farmer and journalist who writes the column "Unearthed" for the Washington Post.