Location: SM Public Library MLK Auditorium, 601 SM Blvd.
An exceptional series of discussions between farmers, chefs, authors and activists about farming, cooking and the local food movement. Free + open to the public.
GLEANING + FORAGING: Fresh food abounds if you know where to look for it. From farmers markets to backyards to empty lots, there is a variety of edible food in our midst. Learn from volunteers and experts who are helping to find and distribute LA’s hidden bounty of food.
Featuring: Moderator Sarah Spitz (UCCE/LA County Master Gardener/ Master Food Preserver); Christy Porter (Director, Hidden Harvest); Richard Weinroth (Food Bank Director, MEND Poverty); Naomi Curland (Founder, Westside Produce Exchange); Mary Baldwin (Farmers Market Recovery Program Manager, Food Forward); Mia Wasilevich (Chef/Creator/Forager Transitional Gastronomy)/
Save the date! Upcoming panel series: August 15, November 21