Category Archives: Summits and Conferences

A Greener Future for Waste Management

http://greenhomenyc.org/blog/a-greener-future-for-waste-management/ first published in greenhomenyc October newsletter

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From Farm to Fork- The Swedish Way

I have to visit Sweden. This urgent need of mine came to light after attending the Swedish American Chamber of Commerce’s (SACC for short) second green summit this November. They did such an excellent job of bringing to light the … Continue reading

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Teachings from a food conference

I believe Michael Pollan was the one who said food serves money purposes.  For satisfying hunger, to keep us healthy, part of nature’s sustainability, and last but not the least, it has socio-political and cultural implications.  And through my interest … Continue reading

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People’s Climate March..A positive highlight of 2014

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24 TED Talks That Will Help Save the Food System (from foodtank)

Below is an article from the amazing food think tank website  highlighting 24 TED talks specifically around food issues that they find compelling and worth sharing. Please check out and watch as many of these as you can. 1. Roger Thurow: The Hungry … Continue reading

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TEDxManhattan- Changing The Way We Eat.- March 1st 2014 (part 2)

Good morning folks. I was waiting the whole week to get back to watching the rest of the food related Ted Talks and share the synopsis of each with you. I really recommend watching them all but if you are … Continue reading

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Edible Institute Conference on Food Systems: May 10-11, 2014

That weekend happened to be a very busy weekend. I had the river cleanup on May 10th (here’s my blog on that) and then this conference on May 11th followed by a visit to the Frieze Art show (here’s a … Continue reading

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TEDxManhattan- Changing The Way We Eat.- March 1st 2014 (part 1)

The TEDxManhattan “Changing the Way We Eat” is a series of live talks, networking and meeting of both experts and other involved and interested in the topic of sustainable food and farming. The first such series took place in 2011 … Continue reading

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Trying to see history unfold: Occupy Wall Street

As part of our bi-monthly net impact meeting we decided to offer a tour of the ‘Occupy Wall Street’ movement right at the heart of where it started and became a global sensation from. The actual number of interested members … Continue reading

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Sustainability panel on Pharmaceutical Industry

As events chair for my local netimpact chapter, I thought it would be a great idea to have annual panels on the state of sustainability in our part of the world. Last year we sponsored one with Rutgers University and had … Continue reading

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