Celebrate Food Literacy Month on September 10!

Image courtesy Lucia Gregory/twitter.com/luciag

Image courtesy Lucia Gregory/twitter.com/luciag

Join Slow Food Seattle, Salare’s chef Eduardo Jordan, Seattle Tilth, and representatives from other local food organizations for this year’s Food Literacy Month Celebration at the Central Library. More info about the event below!

Food Justice, Food Education, and Food Literacy: A Food Literacy Month Celebration

Festivities kick off at the Central Library with a panel discussion in the auditorium, introduced by special guest Chef Eduardo Jordan from Salare Restaurant—named among the Best New Chef in America by Food & Wine. The panel will be moderated by Philip Lee from Readers to Eaters, and will include a lively discussion with:

– Catholic Charities Spokane / WA State Farmers Market Association, Brian Estes

– Danny Woo Garden/FoodWays Project, Mei Yook Woo

– Farestart, Michael Friedman

– Hillman City Collaboratory, Tarik Abdullah

– King County Library System, Cecilia McGowan

– Muckleshoot Food Sovereignty Project, Valerie Segrest

The day continues in the Living Room with local food organizations leading table discussions on food justice, food education, and food literacy. Each table will feature specially prepared local food by Chef Ariel Bangs.

Finally, don’t miss the Teen Center activities as well, planned by the Central Library’s Teen Service Learning Group with refreshments donated by Chipotle.

Participating organizations include:
Roots of all Roads, Pike Place Market Foundation, Got Green, Rainier Beach Action Coalition, New Roots/International Rescue Committee, Pure Food Kids Foundation, Readers to Eaters, Seattle Tilth, Slow Food Seattle, FEEST Seattle, King County Library System, Washington Library Association, and Washington Library Media Association

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About Slow Food Seattle

Slow Food is a member-supported educational organization that envisions a food system based on the principles of quality and taste, environmental sustainability, and social justice – in essence, a food system that is good, clean, and fair.

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