Harvesting Justice Symposium and Dinner

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.

For ticket information and other sponsorship opportunities, please contact Laura Lecour at (845)-485-8627 or at rmmllecour@optimum.net or visit our website www.ruralmigrantministry.org.

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

Featured Speaker

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

Moderator

      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

6:30 pm

Sponsored by Rural & Migrant Ministry, Inc.,  PathStone Corporation & The Presbytery of the Genesee Valley

Featured Speaker

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

Honorees

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

Business Attire

Silent Auction!!

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