by Marion Nestle

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Apr 21 2023

NYU: 50th anniversary of Diet for a Small Planet

I’m on a panel to celebrate Diet for a Small Planet: 50 Years On with Frances Moore Lappé.  Frances More Lappé will reflect on the importance of her book as will the panel, which also includes Amy Bentley (Food Studies), and David Kanter (Environmental Studies). The talks will be followed byQ&A and a reception.  When: 2-5 pm.  Where: Kimmel Center for University Life Room KC 405/406, 60 Washington Square South, New York, NY, 10012.  RSVP here


Mar 23 2023

Online: NYU Fales Library Critical Topics in Food

Clark Wolf is the host and organizer.  The panel—on food and politics—includes me, talking about my memoir,  Slow Cooked, An Unexpected Life in Food Politics; Chloe Sorvino, author of Raw Deal: Hidden Corruption, Corporate Greed, and the Fight for the Future of Meat; Alex Prud’homme, author of Dinner With The President: Food, Politics and the History of Breaking Bread at the White House; and Tanya Holland, author of Tanya Holland’s California Soul.  Free, but register here.  It starts at 5:00 p.m. and lasts one hour.

Apr 12 2023

Edinburgh: The Edinburgh Medal

I am honored (hugely) to be the recipient of the 2023 Edinburgh Medal, at which I give a speech as part of the Edinburgh Science Festival.  My talk, “Food Politics: Why it Matters Now” is at 7:00 p.m.  Information about the Science Festival is here.  A Tweet announcing my award is here.



Mar 1 2023

Online: Office of Dietary Supplements

My talk is titled “Food Politics 2023: Supplements, Diets, Food Systems.”  It is at 11:00 a.m. EST.   Here’s the link.  The Webinar number: 2564 926 1810.  Webinar password:

ODSseminar (63773646 from phones).  You can join by phone: 1-650-479-3208 Call-in toll number (US/Canada).  Access code: 256 492 61810.


Feb 28 2023

Online: Humboldt University, Berlin

I am giving a talk on Slow Cooked to the Agriculture and Food Policy Group research seminar.  Information about the book is here.  The link to the talk is here.

Jan 28 2023

Berkeley: Plant Futures Symposium

I’m giving the keynote–in person–to this symposium at the Spieker Forum, Haas School of Business, Chou Hall, 6th floor, Cheit Ln.   Information and schedule are here.  My talk on Food Politics 2023  starts at 9:00 a.m. and is followed by a book signing for Slow Cooked.

Feb 1 2023

Berkeley: Edible Education

I’m lecturing to students taking Berkeley’s Edible Eduction course.  Details about the course are here.  It can be watched livestream: details here.  In person, it’s at the  Anderson Auditorium at the Haas School of Business.  I’ll be speaking on current food politics and also about Slow Cooked.

Jan 5 2023

Online: Oxford Real Farming Conference

I’m talking with Raj Patel about Slow Cooked and everything else related to food politics. This will be at 11:00 GMT/6:00 a.m. EST (gulp).  Information about it and other conference talks is here.