Phat Beets Community Workshop Series
Come check out the Food N’ Justice Workshop series. Always free at the Saturday North Oakland Farmers’ Market, usually 11-1pm. Our workshop series is located at:
942 Stanford St, Oakland 94608 @Lowell
Our Food, Our Right: Recipes for Food Justice
Please join us for an evening with Raj Patel and Heather Day (CAGJ) to celebrate our emerging new food systems! Our Food Our Right is a new publication of Community Alliance for Global Justice (CAGJ), a Seattle-based grassroots organization, with a foreword by Raj Patel (renowned author and food activist).
Join us at the Stateside at the Paramount for an inspirational evening featuring writer and activist Raj Patel.
The author of bestsellers on food (Stuffed and Starved) and economics (The Value of Nothing), Patel is working on a new multimedia project with award-winning documentary filmmaker Steve James, the director of “Hoop Dreams” and “The Interrupters.” The “Generation Food” project will show how ordinary people around the world are overcoming obstacles and “setting the table” for themselves, their communities, and generations to come using better, smarter ways of growing food and feeding the world than the industrial agriculture system.
Macalester Food Symposium. More details to come.
NOTE : THIS EVENT POSTPONED UNTIL THE FALL….
Another Commonwealth Club event for the new edition of Stuffed and Starved.
Half the world is malnourished, the other half obese. Why is there such a large discrepancy between the haves and the have-nots for what we all need: food? Patel conducts a global investigation to make sense of the world food crisis and finds that “the food system is filled with choices made by a handful of powerful people, in smoke-filled rooms, over the objections of the majority.” Hear his story of nefarious false choices and of international resistance movements that take you from seed to store to plate.
One of two events for the second edition of Stuffed and Starved!
Half the world is malnourished, the other half obese. Join INFORUM on June 12th at The Commonwealth Club in San Francisco with Raj Patel in conversation with Rose Aguilar as Patel continues his compelling investigation of the global food crisis.
Get to Know the basics on INFORUM’S event page: http://bit.ly/RajPatelSF
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