Welcome to the Food Matters 2015-2016 Lecture Series! We are excited to offer you a space to learn how food can be an important lens through which to view issues of poverty and social justice and to share best practices for how to approach food policy and advocacy.
FEATURED EVENT: THURSDAY, MAY 19, 2016
Re-Imagining Food to Table: harvesting disparate food cultures, nourishing appetites for alternative narratives, and serving up colorful dishes of (re)presentation
This two-part food and equity event series will explore food as a medium of communication through which people talk back, speak out, and make their perspectives on food issues and issues around food heard. Special attention will be given to the issue of inclusion within currents efforts to transform our existing food system. The two events will include:
Please click on the lecture titles below to learn more:
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
Tracing the Los Angeles Food Justice Movement
Thursday, April 21, 2016
To Live and Dine in L.A.: Menus and the Making of the Modern City
Thursday, February 4, 2016
La Otra Frontera: Farmworker Food Security Within the Northern Borderlands
Thursday, January 21, 2016
Fusing Palates and Difference: Food, Place, and Resilience in San Francisco’s Mission District
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