Grace Farms Foundation recently welcomed more than 300 human rights activists, scholars, acclaimed artists, art and culture influencers, and architecture and business leaders, to the Foundation’s fourth anniversary celebration. — an announcement from Grace Farms Foundation
The Oct. 19 event at Grace Farms in New Canaan included a performance by Parisa Khobdeh Dance Company and guest artists of Paul Taylor American Modern Dance, an elegant zero-waste dinner, and entertainment by ELEW and saxophonist Marcus G. Miller. Tony’s Chocolonely was also recognized for its Open Chain business model for traceable, slave-free cocoa and its commitment to making 100% slave-free chocolate. The Foundation raised half a million dollars to champion ethical and environmentally-responsible supply chains, a focus of Grace Farms Foundation through the development of the Grace Farms Foundation Architecture + Construction Working Group, which brings experts and industry leaders across the ecosystem of the built environment to illuminate modern slavery in the architecture and global construction industry.