The Underground Food Movement

Event Details

Tuesday, May 17, 2011
7:00 PM

The Underground Food Movement

A discussion with Sandor Katz, Iso Rabins, Ted Purves and Susanne Cockrell moderated by Rosie Branson GillThe underground food movement is characterized by strategies such as cow shares, market memberships, food swaps, pop-up restaurants, and backyard harvesting. These efforts support small-scale growers, gatherers, and makers. The farmers, chefs, artists, and activists that create these projects are contributing to a shift in the way we think about economics, food distribution, and community.Join us for an evening discussion exploring the emerging underground food movement in San Francisco and around the country.The evenings panel will feature Sandor Katz, author of The Revolution will not be Microwaved: Inside America’s Underground Food Movement and Wild Fermentation: The Flavor, Nutrition, and Craft of Live-Culture Foods; Iso Rabins the founder of ForageSF and the Underground Farmer’s Market; and artists Ted Purves and Susanne Cockrell, whose social art projects include Temescal Amity Works and The Meadow Network. The evening’s panel will be moderated by Rosie Branson Gill, the Program Director of 18 Reasons.

Following the program several Underground Farmers Market vendors will be serving delicious home-made food.

Tuesday, May 17 7:00 pm
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Suggested donation $5-$15