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Delicious Tech for Localism: Sustainable Food 2.0

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March 17, 2009 7:30 AM

500 E Cesar Chavez St, Austin, TX 78701

500 E Cesar Chavez St, Austin, TX 78701

Nonprofits and social entrepreneurs are making access to sustainable food easier with shortcodes, social networks, advocacy tools, and location-based platforms. The founder ofFarmsreach will share her vision for this web platform for local, sustainable food. We'll discuss the evolution of Monterey Bay Aquarium's Seafood Watch to mobile access, and the recent launch of their iPhone app. The advocacy work of the American Farmland Trust will be covered, including some surprises about SEM. We'll share how the Sierra Club's global warming social network Climate Crossroads is using food to engage users in a challenging issue.

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