National Food Day: Meals, talk by Chives owner on Seven Loaves

UW-Green Bay will host a presentation by a well-known local chef and anti-hunger activist to cap its observance of National Food Day on Thursday, Oct. 24. Chef J.R. Schoenfeld, owner of Chives restaurant in Suamico and founder of the Seven Loaves Project to feed the hungry in Rwanda and beyond, will deliver a keynote address and a cooking demonstration at 6 p.m. in the Phoenix Room. National Food Day is a show of support for healthy, affordable and sustainable food. Events begin first thing in the morning with the “No Waste Community Breakfast” at the Mauthe Center. The remainder of the events take place in the University Union, including a locally sourced, sustainably grown, multi-course meal. Student organizations including the SLO Food Alliance, the Public and Environmental Affairs Council and the Dietetics Club are organizing the meal. Read more.