I’m moderating an online webinar on the new Slow Food book, Ark of Taste, with authors David S. Shields and Giselle Kennedy Lord. For information and registration click here. It’s at 4:00 p.m. EST.
Weekend reading: A People’s Food Policy
From the UK comes one of the best documents I’ve ever seen about food system policy:
It has information about why we need a coherent, comprehensive food policy, what it has to address, how to set priorities for putting policies in action, and how to build a movement to get there.
Olivier de Schutter, formerly the United Nations special rapporteur on the Right to Food, wrote the Foreword.
We need one of these for the United States. In the meantime, this is really useful.
Food organizations, professors, students: take a look.
Here’s the main site where you can find out more about this initiative.