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Nicolette Hahn Niman

Nicolette Hahn Niman

Nicolette Hahn Niman is the author of Defending Beef. She previously served as senior attorney for the Waterkeeper Alliance, running their campaign to reform the concentrated production of livestock and poultry. In recent years she has gained a national reputation as an advocate for sustainable food production and improved farm-animal welfare.  She is the author of Righteous Porkchop (HarperCollins, 2009) and has written for numerous publications, including the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Huffington Post, and The Atlantic online. She lives on a ranch in Northern California, with her husband, Bill Niman, and their two sons.

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September 13th, 2015 - 6:00 pm

Nicolette Hahn Niman at Zingerman's Deli

Location: 422 Detroit Street, Ann Arbor, MI, 48104 | Authors: Nicolette Hahn Niman

On September 13th, Nicolette Hahn Niman will be at Zingerman's Deli in Ann Arbor, MI. The event, "Celebrating Beef," will take place from 6:00-9:00PM, and will include dinner, drinks, and a discussion of sustainable agricultural practices. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Slow Food Huron Valley. For this event, Chef Rodger Bowser and his team have created a unique menu that celebrates American beef and dairy cattle. Courses will be served with tasting-sized beverage pairings (alcoholic and non-alcoholic) as well as water. Additional beverages will be available for purchase. The registration fee for this dinner is $100 per person, or $190 for two people. The cost of registration includes one copy of Niman's book, "Defending Beef."

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Category: Food & Drink | Science, Nature & Environment | Health & Wellness
Format: Talk/Tasting 
Book: Defending Beef - The Case for Sustainable Meat Production 

September 17th, 2015 - 6:30 pm

Nicolette Hahn Niman at 2015 Grassfed Exchange Conference

Location: 2424 S. Mission St., Mount Pleasant, MI, 48858 | Authors: Nicolette Hahn Niman

Nicolette will be a speaker at this year's Grassfed Exchange Conference, which is taking place September 16-18 at the Mt. Pleasant Comfort Inn & Suite in MI. Niman will give a speech titled "The Case for Sustainable Beef" at the banquet on September 17th, which will begin at 6:30PM. Tickets to the conference are $225, though tickets may also be purchased for a single day or for the pasture walks.

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Category: Food & Drink | Science, Nature & Environment | Health & Wellness
Format: Lecture 
Book: Defending Beef - The Case for Sustainable Meat Production 

September 21st, 2015 - 6:00 pm

Nicolette Hahn Niman at the Boston Center for Adult Education

Location: Boston Center for Adult Education, 122 Arlington Street, Boston, MA, 02116 | Authors: Nicolette Hahn Niman

On September 21, Nicolette Hahn Niman will be at the Boston Center for Adult Education to present a lecture on her book, titled "Defending Beef: Nicolette Hahn Niman Makes the Case for Sustainable Meat Production." The lecture will take place from 6:00PM to 8:00PM. Admission is $20, which includes the post-lecture reception. Books will be available for purchase at the event. Tickets will go on sale on July 27th.

Category: Food & Drink | Science, Nature & Environment | Health & Wellness
Format: Lecture 
Book: Defending Beef - The Case for Sustainable Meat Production 

September 21st, 2015 - 6:00 pm

Nicolette Hahn Niman at the Boston Center for Adult Education

Location: Boston Center for Adult Education, 122 Arlington Street, Boston, MA, 02116 | Authors: Nicolette Hahn Niman

On September 21, Nicolette Hahn Niman will be at the Boston Center for Adult Education to present a lecture on her book, titled "Defending Beef: Nicolette Hahn Niman Makes the Case for Sustainable Meat Production." The lecture will take place from 6:00PM to 8:00PM. Admission is $20, which includes the post-lecture reception. Books will be available for purchase at the event. Tickets will go on sale on July 27th.

Category: Food & Drink | Science, Nature & Environment | Health & Wellness
Format: Lecture 
Book: Defending Beef - The Case for Sustainable Meat Production 

October 1st, 2015 - 7:00 pm

Nicolette Hahn Niman at Commonwealth Club of California

Location: 1 West Blithedale Avenue, Mill Valley, CA, 94941 | Authors: Nicolette Hahn Niman

On October 1, Nicolette Hahn Niman will be participating in a panel discussion at the Outdoor Art Club for the Commonwealth Club of California. This panel discussion, titled "Where's the Beef? Our Changing Ideas About Meat," which will also feature Patricia Unterman and Gibson Thomas. Check-in for the event is at 7:00PM, and there will be complimentary hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar available to guests. The discussion will begin at 7:45. General admission tickets to the event cost $55, though premium nonmember and premium member tickets are also available.

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Category: Food & Drink | Science, Nature & Environment | Health & Wellness
Format: Panel 
Book: Defending Beef - The Case for Sustainable Meat Production 

October 2nd, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Nicolette Hahn Niman at Savory Institute International Conference

Location: 1333 Bayshore Hwy, Burlingame, CA, 94010 | Authors: Nicolette Hahn Niman

Nicolette Hahn Niman will speak at "Artisans of the Grasslands: Crafting the Future for Food and Agriculture" from October 2-4. This conference will take place at the Hyatt Regency Burlingame in the San Francisco Bay area. Regular registration is priced at $599, with early bird, student and quantity discounts available.

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Category: Food & Drink | Science, Nature & Environment | Health & Wellness
Format: Lecture 
Book: Defending Beef - The Case for Sustainable Meat Production 

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