Food in a COVID World: A Panel Discussion

The Coronavirus has reshaped all of our lives significantly and the effects will be lasting. The Cornell Club of Greater Buffalo invites you to a panel discussion with alumni and faculty to discuss how the pandemic has affected their work in the food industry. Our panel includes a variety of food streams from farming to industrial manufacturing to academia–this panel has plenty to feed your interest.

Panelists include:

Kristin Alongi, MS CALS ’10, Director of Executive Team Governance and Enterprise Strategic Planning at Rich Products

Margo Sue Bittner, ILR ’80, Owner of The Winery at Marjim Manor

Nick Jackowetz PhD, CALS ’11, Chief Scientific Officer at Hemp Hunter Labs, Inc.

Allie Phillippi, CALS ’10, O’Brien’s Food Truck

Diane Picard, CALS ’86, Executive Director of Massachusetts Avenue Project

Martin Wiedmann, CALS PhD ‘97, Gellert Family Professor of Food Safety, Dept. of Food Science, CALS, Cornell UniversityTime

Event is Tuesday, Oct 27, 2020 07:30 PM via Zoom. Please register at