I’m speaking with Fabio Parasecoli about his new book, Gastronativism: Food, Identity, Politics, at the Museum of the City of New York at a session chaired by Krishnendu Ray at 6:30 pm. Information is here and the ticketing link is here. This is a preview of the museum’s forthcoming exhibit, Food in New York: Bigger Than the Plate (opening September 16) and is co-presented by MOFAD (Museum of Food and Drink).
Weekend reading: Food, Farms, and Community
Lisa Chase and Vern Grubinger. Food, Farms, and Community: Exploring Food Systems. University of New Hampshire Press, 2014.
Here’s my blurb for this excellent and most useful book:
If you haven’t a clue as to what’s meant by food systems, read Food, Farms, and Community right now. The book covers the territory from farm to fork, clarifying the complexities and focusing on what’s really important: what to do to create food and farming systems that promote the health of people and the planet.
Enjoy the summer weekend!