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2016-2017 Events

Consortium on Food Systems Sustainability, Health, & Equity Featured Series


Thursday, December 1

wolrd_in_your_cup_logo“The Future of Cacao & Coffee: A Summit on Sustainability and Gender Equity in Two Global Supply Chains”

Location: Raytheon Amphitheatre
Time: 1-4:30 p.m.

The Summit Program Overview:

Session One: Exploring the Global Picture of Cacao and Coffee  (1-2:30 p.m.)

Exploring Taste: Fine Cacao & Speciality Coffee Break (2:30-3 p.m.)

Session Two: Exploring Beantown’s Role in Cacao and Coffee (3-4:30 p.m.)

Session One: Exploring the Global Picture of Cacao and Coffee,  1-2:30 p.m.

An Overview of Two Global Supply Chains (1-1:45 p.m.)

“Why Cacao Matters”

Carla Martin, Harvard University

“Why Coffee Matters”

Erika Koss, Northeastern University

The Global Picture: Sustainability & Gender Equity in Coffee & Cacao (1:45-2:30 p.m.)

“Sustainability & Gender Equity in Coffee: A Case Study in Myanmar

 Kimberly Easson, Coffee Quality Institute

“Sustainability & Gender Equity in Cacao: OxFam’s Work and Goals”

 Sarah Zoen, Senior Advisor, Private Sector Department, OxFam America

Break: 2:30-3 p.m.

Exploring Tastes of Fine Cacao and Specialty Coffee 

Session Two: Exploring Beantown Through Fine Cacao and Specialty Coffee, 3-4:30 p.m.

Panels: How Beantown’s Fine Cacao and Specialty Coffee Companies Consider & Apply Sustainability and Gender Equity

Cacao Panel, moderated by Carla Martin (3:15-3:45 p.m.)

  • Monica Rogan, Co-Founder, Goodnow Farms Chocolate
  • Enna Grazier, Founder, Enna Chocolate
  • Colin Gasko, Founder, Rogue Chocolatier
  • Katie Reed and Josiah Mayo, Founders, Chequessett Chocolate

Coffee Panel Moderated by Erika Koss (3:45-4:15 p.m.)

  • George Howell, Founder & CEO, George Howell Coffee
  • Barth Anderson, Co-Founder, Barrington Coffee Roasting Company
  • Jeff Chatlos, Co-Founder, Flat Black Coffee Company
  • Claudia Barrett, Founder, Flight Coffee Company

Concluding Remarks  (4:15-4:30pm)

Event partners include Harvard University’s Fine Cocoa and Chocolate Institute and OxFam America. For more information, contact Erika Koss.

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Welcome Back Foodie Friends!

Whether you are a new subscriber or back for another exciting year – welcome! We are looking forward to a great year of dining programs and events across campus and there’s no better place to devour great eats and culinary skills this semester than in the Xhibition Kitchen.
We are excited to start off a new season with a smoking hot schedule of events. With James Beard Award winners, local chefs, internet bloggers, and television personalities all making it simple in just the next few months, there is sure to be plenty to learn and nosh on this semester in the XK.

Jackie Sobon
Vegan Bowl Attack!

Saturday, October 22
2:00 pm

Mexican Today 

Friday, November 4
12:00 pm

A Recipe For Cooking
Tuesday, November 8

12:00 pm

Dorie’s Cookies

Thursday, December 1
12:00 pm

To see events from prior academic years, visit our Previous Events page.