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Columbia: Lecture Series Led by Mark Bittman on the Connections between Food, Health, and Social Justice

This spring former New York Times columnist and bestselling author Mark Bittman, currently a lecturer at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, is hosting a lecture series on the food justice movement, connecting the dots between the food system, public health, and health policy. Guest speakers — food experts, labor advocates, and environmental activists — will explore the impact of health disparities, nutrition, and climate change on our food security and supply.

Join guest lecturer Dr. Akash Goel, Physician and Health Advocate at
Weill Cornell Medicine, for a talk on “The Optimal Diet + Social Justice”.

March 6 , 2019

6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., ET

All lectures are open to the public.

Space is limited; Reserve your spot using the links below.

The upcoming lectures below will be held from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. at Columbia University’s Manhattanville campus.

Lenfest Center for the Arts
615 W 129th St, The Lantern
New York, New York

The Optimal Diet + Social Justice
March 6, 2019
6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., ET

Akash Goel, MD


A Short History of Food and Capitalism
March 25, 2019

6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., ET

Ricardo Salvador, PhD
Director, Food and Environment Program
Union of Concerned Scientists