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Join Edible Phoenix and the ASU School of Nutrition and Health Promotion on Saturday, January 21 for the webcast from New York, meet local food organizations and sample local refreshments. (Come all day or join us when you can).

More info and reservations at www.EatPHX.eventbrite.com.

For the full program see www.TedxManhattan.org.

Participating non-profits include Community Food Connections, Devour, Ignite Food, Local First Arizona, and Slow Food Phoenix.

Many thanks to Palette, Phoenix Public Market, Poppa Maize and Scramble for supplying refreshments.