Michael Rozine on Sustainable Food
Sustainable Food: Healthy, Green, Fair, Affordable. Can we have it all and scale it up?
Michael Rozyne, Bowdoin class of 1978, and co-founder of Red Tomato will be in Brunswick onWednesday, October 21 to give a talk at Bowdoin’s Kresge Auditorium at 7:30 called “Sustainable Food~ Healthy, Green, Fair, Affordable: Can we Have it All and Scale it Up?”
This event is open to the public free of charge.
Michael Rozyne will share his story and experience growing two social venture food businesses – Equal Exchange and Red Tomato.
He will describe the current local and sustainable food movement in the U.S., the issues, challenges, and obstacles that must be overcome to scale up this movement, and how innovation, technology, and collaboration might come into play.
Michael is executive director of Red Tomato, a non-profit business connecting farmers to consumers, relying on wholesale distribution to deliver farm products to local grocery stores.
Previously Rozyne co-founded Equal Exchange, a cooperative business that trades food in a way that empowers both farmers and consumers.