Event: The Fate of New Orleans Food

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On February 22, Slow Food NYC will host a discussion with local New Orleans food activists on the impact of the 2005 hurricanes on food production in New Orleans and the surrounding Gulf Region, and what we can do to save the unique cuisine of this area.

Discussion panelists include Clara Gerica, Gulf Coast independent shrimper, Richard McCarthy, Founder of the New Orleans Crescent City Farmers Market, Poppy Tooker, Leader of Slow Food New Orleans and Chair of the Slow Food USA Ark of Taste.

Light refreshments will be served.

When: Wednesday, February 22, 2006, 5:30 P.M. – 7:00 P.M.
Where: Project for Public Spaces, Audobon House, 700 Broadway, 9th Floor (at East 4th St), NYC
How Much: Free admission – donations will be accepted for the Crescent City Farmers Market
How: RSVP to Slow Food National Office: 718-260-8000