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Bu Nygrens and Karen Salinger, co-owners of Veritable Vegetable, the nation's oldest distributor of organic produce, will be sharing their story with Real Food Real Stories at the Airbnb HQ. In an industry dominated by men, these women of Veritable Vegetable have spread organic produce grown by small farmers throughout the Western US for over 40 years.
Join us for dinner and drinks sponsored by Airbnb and hear the co-owner's story about how they increased our country's access to organic produce by supporting organic farmers and contributing to an equitable food system.
What does it look like to transform our national food system, from the corner store to Capitol Hill? How can we bring together various sectors of food and agriculture to build a system that is healthy, accessible and affordable for all communities?
Join us at the Palo Alto headquarters of Institute for the Future for a shared meal and to participate in an intimate discussion with the Director of HEAL Food Alliance, Navina Khanna. Hear Navina’s personal story of her 15 years of dedication to creating a more just and sustainable world through transforming food systems, work that earned her a James Beard Leadership Award in 2014.