"Food Systems Friday" is moderated by Dr. Robin Currey, Director of the Master of Science in Sustainable Food Systems program at Prescott College. Dr. Currey is an ethnoecologist, the former Director of Mercy Corps in Kyrgyzstan, an international development and humanitarian organization, and the current non-executive Director for a Mercy Corps-founded bank. Dr. Currey's work has been widely published and she has made presentations of her research across the U.S. and throughout the world.
Meet the Presenter for Episode 16
Mary Purdy, MS, RDN is an Integrative and Eco-Dietitian with a Master's Degree from Bastyr University where she is currently adjunct faculty. She has been in clinical practice for over 12 years using a personalized medicine and functional nutrition approach. She has given over 100 nutrition workshops, speaks regularly at health and nutrition conferences and was the keynote speaker at Bastyr University’s Commencement Ceremony 2019. She serves on the boards of Hunger and Environmental Nutrition and Dietitians in Integrative and Functional Medicine which she chaired in 2018 and was part of the duo that revised, updated and presented the Environmental Toxins, Exposure, and Elimination Module of the Certificate of Training Program offered by The Academy Center for Lifelong Learning. Additionally, she hosts the podcast “The Nutrition Show”, authored the books “Serving the Broccoli Gods" and "The Microbiome Diet Reset ", and is a consultant working with organizations to create a sustainable and resilient food system that supports our environment and helps to mitigate climate change. Her website is www.marypurdy.co.
Friday, September 25th
12:00 PM PDT/3:00 PM EDT
60 Minutes in length followed by a text Q&A.
Recording Archive of Previous "Food Systems Friday" Webinars
May 1st - Episode 7: Alaska Food System: COVID-19 Adaptations, Collaborations, & Resilience
April 24th - Episode 6: COVID in the Kitchen: Chefs and Culinary Education
April 17th - Episode 5: Eating Without Sustainability? How Dietary Guidelines Can Protect Our Health and the Environment
April 10th - Episode 4: Community and School Gardens in the Time of COVID-19
April 3rd - Episode 3: Food Access and COVID-19 - What's Happening in Your Bioregion?
March 27th - Episode 2: What Does Home Grown Food Security Look Like? - Lessons from the Silk Road
March 20th - Episode 1: COVID-19, Resiliency and Food Security