Vicki Morrone

Organic Farming Specialist

Center for Regional Food Systems at Michigan State University

480 Wilson Rd

East Lansing, MI 48824

517-282-3557 (cell)

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From: "Alaimo, Katherine" <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at 9:48 AM
To: vicki morrone <[log in to unmask]>
Subject: FW: Special Seminar: Dan Kittredge - Soil health, plant nutrition and human health




Please join us for a special seminar!


Soil Health, Plant Nutrition, and Human Health:

Making the Connections

Dan Kittredge

Founder and Executive Director

Bionutrient Food Association

Thursday, February 28, 2019, 3 - 4 pm

Natural Resources Building, Room 225


Dan has been an organic farmer for more than 30 years, and is the founder and Executive Director of the Bionutrient Food Association, an 8-year old non-profit educational organization whose mission is to “increase quality in the food supply”. His experience managing farms and developing sustainable agriculture techniques has connected him with farmers around the world. Dan is passionate about raising the quality of nutrition in our food supply through collaboration with committed individuals and organizations who support growing and eating really good food. Known as one of the leading proponents of “nutrient density”, Dan has worked to demonstrate the connections between plant health, soil health, carbon sequestration, crop nutritional value, flavor and human health. Out of these efforts was born the Real Food Campaign, which has engineered the prototype of a hand-held consumer spectrometer that is designed to test nutrient density at point of purchase, thereby empowering the consumer to choose for nutrient quality.


Sponsors: Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, Department of Horticulture, Department of Community Sustainability, Center for Regional Food Systems, C.S. Mott Chair of Sustainable Agriculture


If you would like to meet with Dan while he is visiting MSU, please contact Katherine Alaimo, [log in to unmask]



Katherine Alaimo, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition

G. Malcolm Trout Building, Room 208C

Michigan State University

469 Wilson Road

East Lansing, MI 48824

(517) 353-3412 (w)

(517) 353-8963 (fax)


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