Cornucopia’s Take: Fred Kirschenmann, interviewed in the article below, is the scheduled keynote speaker at the Chicago Food Tank Summit this November. He converted his family’s farm to organics in 1976, and still manages it today. Kirschenmann is a Distinguished Fellow at the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture, and his work profoundly has long influenced sustainability and organics as we know them.


Ten Questions with Fred Kirschenmann, Distinguished Fellow at Leopold Center
Food Tank

Fred Kirschenmann

Food Tank, in partnership with the Chicago Council on Global Affairs and the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, is hosting the 1st Annual Chicago Food Tank Summit on November 16, 2016.

This event will feature more than 40 different speakers from the food and agriculture field. Researchers, farmers, chefs, policymakers, government officials, and students will come together for interactive panels, networking, and delicious food, followed by a day of hands-on activities and opportunities for attendees.

Food Tank recently had the opportunity to speak with Fred Kirschenmann, Distinguished Fellow at the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture and President of the Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture, who will be speaking at the summit.

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