Lecture series on healthier food systems continues Nov. 17 and Dec. 1

A lecture series titled "Speaking of Food: Thoughts on Healthier Food Systems" kicks off on November 12. Presented by the Center for Agroecology & Sustainable Food Systems and Kresge College, the series will offer three talks during fall quarter. All three will be held at Kresge Town Hall from 4 to 5:30 p.m.

  • Thursday, November 12

    Constanza Ocampo-Raeder, University of Maine

    "Cultivating and Feeding Cultural Identity: Indigenous Home Gardens of the Peruvian Amazon."

  • Tuesday, November 17

    Wayne Roberts, Toronto Food Policy Council

    "The No-Nonsense Guide to World Food: Taking Control of the Food System."

  • Tuesday, December 1

    Harriet Friedmann, University of Toronto

    "Linking Cultures of Farming, Selling, Cooking, Storing, Sharing, and Eating: Organizational Ecology of the Southern Ontario Food Shed."

For more information, call (831) 459-4540 or email casfs@ucsc.edu.