Slow Food Sacramento

A Chapter of Slow Food USA

Browsing Posts tagged Environment

Food Day 2014California State University of Sacramento will host its fourth annual Food Day Friday, October 24.

Food Day is a national movement created by the Center for Science in the Public Interest to encourage healthy, affordable and sustainably-produced food, as well as a grassroots campaign for better food policies.

California State University of Sacramento will be one of the many communities and campuses throughout the country celebrating the effort with cooking demonstrations and tastings; discussions with production team of the documentary on food insecurity, The View From Here: Hidden Hunger; Community Partners Information session; the grand reveal of Capital Radio Garden Project; film screenings; a book signing and discussion with special guest Bryant Terry; and all-day featured menus, food literature, and a Nutrition Club Jamboree throughout campus.

Please contact Kristin Kiesel kiesel@csus.edu for additional details and questions.

See more information on the #FoodDay2014 website: http://www.foodday.org/

Bryant Terry is a chef, educator, and author renowned for his activism to create a healthy, just, and sustainable food system. In regard to his work, Bryant’s mentor Alice Waters says, “Bryant Terry knows that good food should be an everyday right and not a privilege.”

http://sacramentoearthday.net/

No Water? … Know Water! The theme of this year’s Earth Day celebration is water scarcity and how we can adapt to using less.

Over 100 tables and vendors! The Sacramento celebration of the 45th annual Earth Day will be filled with diverse business, non-profit, cultural and government vendors with practical information, goods and services for saving money, living healthier, and protecting the environment.

Enjoy great entertainment! Five live bands: Fo’shangSo Watt HeavyThe James Israel BandGreen Valley TheatreWhispering Light.

Tasty cuisine! Sample vegan food from Rainbow SnowXochimilco Mexican RestaurantMr. Pops PopcornThe Green BohemeAbyssinia Ethiopian RestaurantJudy’s JointDave’s Pops … & more.

Use sustainable transportation! Bike, walk, run or use transit to come to the event. Safe, secure, and free valet bicycle parking provided onsite by the Sacramento Area Bicycle Advocates!

Join the crowd! We’re expecting an attendance of more than 4,000 at this year’s Earth Day Celebration. Please join us as we learn how to be better stewards of the planet, commit to living sustainably, and act to reduce our impact on the environment.