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Sunday, October 28 • 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Food Disruptors

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Food: we can't get through a day without it. The way we produce it and consume it has monumental implications on not just our personal health, but our societal and planetary well-being as well.

What if we started to re-think food? Our relationship to it - how we use it to heal - how we mass produce it (or how we don't)... all of these factors will be examined with this forward-thinking and diverse group of food disruptors.

Come hear how these trailblazers have improved the unhealthy food in hospitals, putting people over profits in the food business, and making sure that people have access to healthy food in underserved populations. You'll come away inspired.


• Moderator: Dr. Robert Graham, MD, MPH Chef & Co-Founder of FRESH Medicine
• Audra diPadova Wilford, Founder & Chief Hope Officer, MaxLoveProject; a grassroots nonprofit organization founded to help kids thrive against cancer via their Fierce Foods Academy
• Robert Egger, Founder & President, LA Kitchen & Author, "Begging For Change"
• Erik Oberholtzer, Co-founder & CEO, Tender Greens
• Christine Day, CEO, Luvo
Class time devoted to lecture: More than 45 minutes

Presenters
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Audra DiPadova Wilford

Classically trained in the culinary arts in Scottsdale, AZ, Audra became a skilled cook at four-star restaurants before she was 20 years old. In both Arizona and Maine, she worked several positions from grill to sautee to saucier and discovered her passion for food went beyond the... Read More →
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Christine Day

Christine Day is the Chief Executive Officer of Luvo, the transformational lifestyle food brand. In this role, she leads the Company's strategic direction for all facets of the company, including marketing, operations and financial performance. She assumed this role in April 2014.Previously... Read More →
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Dr. Robert Graham

Robert E. Graham, MD, MPH, ABOIM, FACP, Chef is the Co–Founder of FRESH Medicine. Dr.Graham is a Harvard trained physician, board certified in both Internal and IntegrativeMedicine, a public health scientist, TED speaker, food activist and Chef. Dr. Graham received hismedical degree... Read More →
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Erik Oberholtzer

Erik Oberholtzer co-founded Tender Greens as a single restaurant in Culver City, CA in 2006.Today he acts as CEO of the growing restaurant group. A Chez Panisse alum of the originalslow-food movement, Erik was working as Executive Chef at Shutters on the Beach in SantaMonica, with... Read More →
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Robert Egger

Robert is the founder and CEO of L.A. Kitchen, which recovers locally sourced, cosmetically imperfect fruits and vegetables to fuel a culinary arts job training program for men and women coming out of foster care and older men and women returning from incarceration.He has been a leader... Read More →


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