Conscientious Cook: Litquake Presents The Politics of Food

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From the sustainability of the seafood we buy, to whether or not our beef was raised on pasture, to the pros and cons of Big Organic, the decisions we make every time we cook matter a lot.

For anyone who wants to find out more about the politicization of food, this Tuesday, October 10th at the Commonwealth Club, Litquake presents a line-up of heavy hitting food activists, educators and journalists who will discuss the politics of food.

Panel includes:
• Ignacio Chapela, Professor, UC Berkeley; Founder, The Mycological Facility, Oaxaca, Mexico
•Christopher D. Cook, Author, Diet for a Dead Planet: Big Business and the Coming Food Crisis
•Michele Simon, Director, Center for Informed Food Choices; Author, Appetite for Profit: How the Food Industry Undermines Our Health and How to Fight Back
•Bryant Terry Food Justice Activist; Co-author, Grub: Ideas for an Urban Organic Kitchen
•Moderator: Julie Cummins, Director of Education, Center for Urban Education about Sustainable Agriculture

6:30 p.m., Check-in | 7:00 p.m., Program | 8:00 p.m., Wine and Hors d’oeuvres Reception
Commonwealth Club office, 595 Market St., 2nd Floor, San Francisco
$12 for Club Members and Litquake Subscribers
$20 for Non-Members
Co-Sponsored by the Bernard Osher Foundation and Litquake.