Join us November 27-28 at the Sacramento Convention Center to be a part of an important discussion about California’s world-leading achievements in sustainable dairy farming. To learn more, visit CADairySummit.com.
Nourishing a growing population while conserving natural resources is of local and global concern, and this idea of sustainable nutrition requires further consensus science to guide future recommendations. At Dairy Council of California’s sustainable nutrition session on November 27, find out about current science and research gaps as panelists explore nutrient density in the context of sustainable food production, green (including plant-based) eating and a healthy balance between people’s nutritional needs and the planet’s stewardship.
Cindy Schweitzer, PhD
Schweitzer Consulting LLC
Cindy’s organization provides nutrition and food science expertise to the food industry, including insights about complex diet-health relationships, translating scientific evidence and identifying research priorities. Cindy will highlight various food modeling research efforts aimed at identifying “ideal” dietary patterns that are nutritionally adequate and sustainable.
Katie Brown, Ed.D., RDN
SVP, Sustainable Nutrition
National Dairy Council
Katie is a passionate thought leader who leads a number of initiatives to educate people on the benefit of dairy to health and sustainable food systems. Katie will address questions on the nutrient density of dairy foods and its important contributions to healthy eating patterns, while spotlighting how dairy is under consumed in the U.S. and many parts of the world.
Marianne Smith Edge, MS, RDN, LD, FADA, FAND
Founder and Principal
The AgriNutrition Edge
Lynn Giacomini Stray
COO and Co-Owner
Point Reyes Farmstead Cheeses Co.
Lynn is an active member of sustainable agriculture organizations aimed at preserving land and farming, including the Marin Agricultural Land Trust and the Agricultural Institute of Marin. In addition to highlighting sustainability efforts at Point Reyes Farmstead Cheese Co., Lynn will share strategies that dairy farmers have implemented to decrease the environmental burden of producing dairy, improve animal care, and conserve resources.
To see the full speaker roster and agenda, visit CADairySummit.com