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HCMF: Food Justice Town Hall Symposium

Wednesday • August 5 • 6:00 pm

Please register to participate in this zoom conversation:


Registration is available leading up to and during the event. You will need to use Zoom to access the meeting. Advance registration is recommended.

Feel free to email questions about this town hall to PatronServices@NewHavenSymphony.org. 

The conversation will be led by both the New Haven Food Policy Council and the Director of Food System Policy for the City of New Haven, and will facilitate a community dialogue about the community’s needs and identify systems of inequality that perpetuate these challenges.

About the New Haven Food Policy Council

The New Haven Food Policy Council is a volunteer advisory board for the City of New Haven. Their eleven Council members are New Haven residents, appointed by the Mayor and the Board of Aldermen. They are a collaborative group working to address local and regional food issues and the impacts on individuals, communities, businesses, the environment and local government. The New Haven Food Policy Council meets on the third Wednesday of every month from 8:30 — 10 a.m. at City Hall Room 1. Council meeting are open to the public.

What is Food Justice?

New Haven Food Policy Council Current Chair Raven Blake and Past Chair Austin Bryniarski lead a recent video call presentation about Food Justice Accountability.

HomeCooked Music Festival: How can I help?

Donate to one of our Food Charity Partners:

The Community Soup Kitchen serves free, nutritious meals and provides social services to all in a safe, respectful, and caring environment.

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ConnCAT’s mission is to inspire, motivate, and prepare youth and adults for educational and career advancement, through after-school arts, and job training programming. ConnCAT’s Culinary Arts Academy is designed to fulfill the market demand for food service professionals.

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Haven’s Harvest offers timely and reliable surplus food pick-up and delivery in the New Haven area, connecting businesses with community sites through the transfer of high quality excess food.

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The New Haven Food Policy Council’s mission is to build and maintain a food system that nourishes all people in a just and sustainable manner. Their work is done in collaboration with the City of New Haven, a number of local and regional non-profit organizations, small businesses, and activists.

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Purchase a take-out meal from one of our Restaurant Partners:

Atelier Florian will donate $5 from each HomeCooked Music Festival menu purchase to our Food Charity partners.

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The Wharf Restaurant at the Madison Beach Hotel is featuring a special week-long take out menu bundle. A $5 donation will be added on to each menu bundle purchase in support of our HCMF food partners.

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100% of the proceeds from meals purchased from the Orchid Café will benefit the ConnCAT Culinary Arts Academy, one of the HomeCooked Music Festival Charity Partners.

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Share this video performance on your social media and with your personal and professional networks.

100% of your donation and restaurant purchases will benefit our charity partners. The NHSO does not take any fees or profit on the HomeCooked Festival.


Wednesday • August 5
6:00 pm
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