Rural & Migrant Ministry (RMM) will be hosting the Harvesting Justice Symposium and Dinner at Temple B’rith Kodesh at 2131 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, New York. on Thursday, October 29, 2014 to benefit the Justice for Farmworkers Campaign. The Symposium, beginning at 3:30pm is sponsored by RMM and PathStone, Inc. and features Dr. Margaret Gray, author of Labor and the Locavor: Honoring Farm Workers as We Create a Sustainable Food System. The Panel, moderated by Rabbi Peter W. Stein, Senior Rabbi of Temple B’rith Kodesh, will include Kendra Burnap, Owner and Manager of Burnap Farms and Burnap’s Farm Market, Caitlin Graham, General Manager of CURE Restaurant and Abel Luna, Campaign Coordinator, Migrant Justice, Vernont. Awardee Tom Ferraro, Founder & Executive Director, Foodlink, Inc. will receive the PathStone, Inc. Hall Of Fame Award posthumously. The Symposium will be followed by a Cocktail Reception at 5:30pm and Dinner at 6:30pm. The Dinner’s Keynote Address will be delivered by Ms. Ruth Reichl, New York Times best-selling author, PBS host, former Editor-in Chief of Gourmet Magazine, and former food critic for the New York Times. Honorees include Padre Jesus Flores and Hermana Luci Romero, Hispanic Migrant Ministry, Roman Catholic Diocese of Rochester, Luis Torres, Metro Justice and John Teeple, Teeple Farms, Wolcott. Live music provided by Arco Iris Mexicano, Mexican Folkloric Dance Group and Catering by Itacate Mexican Restaurant of Penfield.
Both Symposium and Dinner are sponsored by RMM and PathStone Inc.
Harvesting Justice Symposium & Dinner
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Temple B’rith Kodesh
2131 Elmwood Ave
Rochester, NY 14618
Harvesting Justice Symposium
3:30 to 5:30 pm
Creating a Sustainable Food System Inclusive of the
Needs and Hopes of Farmworkers
Sponsored by Rural & Migrant Ministry, Inc.
PathStone Corporation, Blitman & King, LLP & The
Presbytery of Genesee Valley
Margaret Gray, Author of Labor and the Locavor: Honoring Farmworkers as We Create a Sustainable Food System
Panel Members (include)
Kendra Burnap, Owner, Manager Burnap Farms & Burnap’s Farm Market
Caitlin Graham, General Manger, CURE Restaurant
Abel Luna, Campaign Coordinator, Migrant Justice, Vermont
Rabbi Peter W. Stein, Senior Rabbi, Temple B’rith Kodesh
The PathStone Hall of Fame Award (Posthumous)………..
…..Tom Ferraro, Founder & Executive Director, Foodlink, Inc.
Cocktail Reception 5:30pm.
Harvesting Justice Dinner
Sponsored by Rural & Migrant Ministry, Inc., PathStone Corporation & The Presbytery of the Genesee Valley
Ruth Reichl, New York Times best-selling author, PBS
host, former Editor-in-Chief, Gourmet Magazine, and
former food critic for the New York Times
The George Exley-Stiegler Award . . . . Father Jesus
Flores and Luci Romero
The Jim Schmidt Award . . . . . . . . . . . . Luis Torres
The Farmer’s Award from the Liturgia
Farmworkers Steering Committee . . . . . John Teeple
Dinner served by Itacate Mexican Restaurant of Penfield
Live Music & Entertainment