All Java Cafés are free, casual opportunities to discuss issues and events related to the United Nations and the world. We provide coffee, tea, cocoa, brief presentations and time for questions and conversation. Learn about upcoming Java Cafés here. We hope you will join us!


Java Café Global Conversation - October 1, 2019

Food Industry and Food Justice:

Food Industry Consolidation: Drivers and Impacts on Sustainable Development Goals

Nearly every day brings news of another merger or acquisition involving the companies that control our food supply. This presentation explores which firms have become the most dominant, why these trends are occurring, and their potential impacts on UN Sustainable Development Goals. 

Featured Presenter:  Dr. Phil Howard,  Associate Professor of Community Sustainability at Michigan State University, and a member of the International Panel of Experts on Sustainable Food Systems. He is the author of Concentration and Power in the Food System: Who Controls What We Eat? 

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. 

Refreshments and Networking 6:30 - 7 p.m.

East Lansing Public Library

950 Abbot Rd, East Lansing, MI 48823

Large Meeting Room

Overflow parking available at All Saints Church

800 Abbot Road, just south of the library.

Note: gate directly to the library from church parking lot.

P.O. Box 1853
East Lansing, MI 48826

Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software