Lecture: Redefining the Grocery Store for Local Food

When:
April 25, 2014 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
2014-04-25T14:00:00+00:00
2014-04-25T15:30:00+00:00
Where:
Center for Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Studies
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY 12180
USA

Ben Greene, founder of the Farmery, an urban farm, market and cafe, will talk about his vision for a grocery and cafe that grows and sells food at the same site. The Farmery consolidates the entire food distribution system into a single site, creating a new standard for local food. At the Farmery, customers can witness and participate in the growth and harvest of their food as they shop.

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