Closer Look: Food for Thought Conference; Hypertension Guidelines; And More

Executive Director of the GFMA, Sagdrina Jalal; local farmer, Musa Hasan; and co-founder and market manager of East Point Farmer's Market, Sissie Lang; join Closer Look to discuss more.
Executive Director of the GFMA, Sagdrina Jalal; local farmer, Musa Hasan; and co-founder and market manager of East Point Farmer's Market, Sissie Lang; join Closer Look to discuss more.
Credit Courtesy of the East Point Farmers Market

Monday on “Closer Look with Rose Scott”:

  • 2:45: The second annual Food for Thought Conference, which brings local food leaders, producers and advocates together is slated to take place Nov. 30 and Dec. 1. The event, put on by the Georgia Farmers Market Association, aims to provide education, resources and networking to Georgia’s agricultural community. Executive Director of the GFMA, Sagdrina Jalal; local farmer, Musa Hasan; and co-founder and market manager of East Point Farmer’s Market, Sissie Lang; join Closer Look to discuss more.
  • 22:32: The American Heart Association released new guidelines for high blood pressure standards. Millions more Americans will be diagnosed with high blood pressure because of the new classification. A round table discussion with local physicians on what the new guidelines mean and ways to decrease risk for hypertension.
  • 43:22: With Thanksgiving over, the holiday season is in full force. And with that, we’ll see a lot more of Santa Claus. And, of course, Mrs. Claus. Professional Mrs. Claus Betty Mocik Motter joins us in studio to discuss the job, how she got started, and how being Santa and Mrs. Claus are two different gigs.

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