Christina Badaracco | An Island Press Author

Christina Badaracco

Christina Badaracco is a registered dietitian pursuing a career in nutrition to improve access to healthy and sustainable food and educate Americans about the connections between food and health. She is also particularly interested in researching the connections between diet, genetics, and health.

Christina has done clinical nutrition research at the National Institutes of Health, menu planning and nutrition education at the Oakland Unified School District, and communications at the Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Water. She has also enjoyed contributing to children’s gardens, farmers’ markets, and a number of organic farms. She contributes monthly articles about nutrition to Soulful Insights and has consulted on two cookbooks for the TransAmerica Center for Health Studies. She also has experience testing and evaluating recipes and nutritional analyses for food delivery and meal kit companies. She loves to experiment with healthy recipes in the kitchen and share her creations to inspire others to cook.

Christina completed her dietetic internship at Massachusetts General Hospital. She earned her Master of Public Health degree from the University of California, Berkeley. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology from Princeton University, after conducting her thesis on sustainable agriculture and energy in Kenya. She also received a certificate in Italian Language and Culture.
 

Food Sustainability: A Matter of Justice

Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 6:30pm EDT
Women's Information Network (WIN)
Dwell DC
Washington, DC 20002
United States

One in seven households in DC experiences some form of food insecurity. This is not an issue we can afford to ignore.

Join Women's Information Network (WIN) Health Policy and Environment Networks for a community conversation about food....

One in seven households in DC experiences some form of food insecurity. This is not an issue we can afford to ignore.

Join Women's Information Network (WIN) Health Policy and Environment Networks for a community conversation about food. Learn and ask questions about sustainability, food insecurity and the food justice movement!

When: Tuesday, April 9, 2019 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Where: Dwell DC, located in the alley behind the 1200 block of Florida Ave NE, between Montello and Trinidad. 

The location is accessible via the Rhode Island Ave metro stop.

Experts in the field will discuss what is at stake when we fail to live within our ecological limits and will provide background on relevant issues.  Panelists will discuss important topics like the growth of corporate monopolies running our food systems, which causes increased harm to small and medium farmers, public health, and the environment. Christina Badaracco, author of The Farm Bill: A Citizen's Guide will be a panelist. 

Please contact healthpolicy@winonline.org with any questions.

Food Sustainability: A Matter of Justice

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 - 6:30pm EDT
Dwell DC
1200 Florida Ave NE
Washington, DC 20002
United States

Join Christina Badaracco and WIN's Health Policy and Environment Networks for a community conversation about food - learn and ask questions about sustainability, food insecurity and the food justice movement! 

Join Christina Badaracco, co-author of the Farm Bill: A Citizens Guide, and WIN's Health Policy and Environment Networks for a community conversation about food - learn and ask questions about sustainability, food insecurity and the food justice movement! Experts in the field will discuss what is at stake when we fail to live within our ecological limits and will provide background on relevant issues.  Panelists will discuss important topics like the growth of corporate monopolies running our food systems, which causes increased harm to small and medium farmers, public health, and the environment. 

**The event will be located in the alley behind the 1200 block of Florida Ave NE, between Montello and Trinidad. 

Philadelphia Food and Farm Policy Town Hall

Wednesday, March 6, 2019 - 5:30pm EST
Philadelphia Convention Center
1101 Arch S
Room 103ABC
Philadelphia, PA 19107
United States

Philadelphia Food and Farm Policy Town Hall is a free ticketed eventbrought to you by Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, The Food Trust and Philadelphia Food Policy Advisory Council as a part of the 2019 Philadelphia Flower Show...

Philadelphia Food and Farm Policy Town Hall is a free ticketed eventbrought to you by Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, The Food Trust and Philadelphia Food Policy Advisory Council as a part of the 2019 Philadelphia Flower Show. If you're interesed in reading about this region's priorities, check out the 2018 report "Why the Farm Bill Matters for Greater Philadelphia." The evening will feature guest speakers focusing on local and federal food and farm policies included elected officals, author Christina Badaracco of The Farm Bill: A Citizen's Guide and many others.