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Tuesday, September 15 • 6:00pm - 8:00pm
September TEDxGreenville Salon

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Food for Thought:
Alleviating Greenville's Food Deserts

For many, if not for most of us, Greenvilleis a thriving city -- and a well-fed city, with bulging supermarkets, crowded farmers markets, and scores of local farms selling healthly, culturally appropriate food directly to our residents. 

But for many in our area, ready access to healthful food is a struggle, either because they live in "food deserts" -- areas where good foods are not just around the corner and available -- or because limited income does not seem to offer healthful alternatives to processed foods. 

The September TEDxGreenvilleSalon looks at these issues through the voices of two advocates spreading a ministry of better nutritional access and knowledge throughout the community.

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Mike McGirr

Co-Founder and Executive Director, Feed & Seed
Mike McGirr is a farm consultant and independent chef specializing in natural, vernacular foods in heightened, authentic preparations, with Feed & Seed, the central-market “Food Hub” for the Upstate, a start up whose mission includes spurring growth in local food and farm industries... Read More →
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Amanda Musilli

Mission and Higher Purpose Coordinator, Whole Foods Market
Amanda Musilli is currently the Mission and Higher Purpose Coordinator in the South region of Whole Foods Market. This includes supporting the Whole Foods Market Green Mission and Health Starts Here programs, building awareness and support for Whole Foods Market’s three foundations... Read More →

Tuesday September 15, 2015 6:00pm - 8:00pm EDT
ZEN 924 S. Main Street, 29601

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