San Francisco

Learning from International Food Movements

12:30 p.m. | Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Image courtesy of Flickr user sandeepachetan.com travel photography

Though Bay Area farmers may have helped pioneer sustainable agriculture, there are many other food innovators around the world in places like India and Mexico. Hear a discussion of what we can learn from international food movements, the role of U.S. consumers in the global food system and new ways of practicing the mantra of thinking globally while acting locally.

+ Sapna Thottathil / author
+ Katherine Zavala / International Development Exchange
+ Shauna Sadowski / Annie's, Inc.

Location

SPUR Urban Center
654 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94105-4015
Phone: 415.781.8726

Admission

Free to SPUR members
$10 for non-members
Okay to bring lunch

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