We are a small sub committee of the Park Slope Food Coop dedicated to bringing informative screenings about timely food issues to the community. All screenings are FREE and open to the public.
|Jay Tran – Founder
Curator for both Brooklyn Food Conferences. Musician. Composer of soundtracks for two award winning documentaries The Visitors & Tenth Planet. Composer, producer, assistant editor for film and cable television. Songwriting includes a top 40 hit recorded by Felix Cavaliere for Epic records. Performs as a soloist and with his band as a singer, guitarist and keyboard player.
|Sean Kaminsky – Curator
Sean Kaminsky is an award-winning filmmaker whose work has tackled a broad range of topics – from social to political. Films he has directed and/or produced have been broadcast on networks ranging from PBS to HBO to Sundance Channel. His current directing project is Open Sesame – The Story of Seeds, a feature-length documentary that reveals the serious challenges that face one of our most overlooked natural resources: Seeds.
|Kurt Flamer-Caldera – Host
Kurt Flamer-Caldera, Plow to Plate’s Screening Host, is a branding and communications consultant who provides strategic and creative direction to clients that range from Fortune 500 firms to start ups, particularly in the high tech sector. He is also active on the Non GMO Labeling Committee at the Coop and is introducing his two sons to the ways of e-commerce by launching a fun line of boxer shorts on www.cyafly.com
|Nicole Peyrafitte – Poster Design & Publicity
Nicole Peyrafitte designs the posters for the Plow to Plate Film Series and manages publicity for events. Outside of the coop, she is a Pluridisciplinary Artist. You can see her work and learn more at: www.nicolepeyrafitte.com
|Margaret Maugenest – Safe Food Committee Squad Leader
Margaret is a painter who likes to work with silk and glass. She helps facilitate and coordinate the squad’s various projects, including Plow to Plate.
|Adam Rabiner – Writing & Publicity
Adam Rabiner lives in Prospect Heights with his wife Dina and two young children, Elan and Ana. He is a municipal employee, graduated from Dartmouth College and writes a regular column for the Park Slope Food Coop’s Linewaiters’ Gazette newspaper.
|Lisa Madison – Communications Coordinator & Web Master
Lisa manages the Plow to Plate website and sends out notifications about upcoming film events to the Plow to Plate mailing list. A long-time food activist and documentary filmmaker, Lisa came to the squad through her work distributing and managing the film FRESH, a film about sustainable agriculture. Lisa Madison is the cofounder of StoryKeep, a production company for families.