The Future of Hunger: An Evening with Jan Poppendieck
"By defining the problem as 'hunger,' the emergency food system is helping to direct our attention away from the more fundamental problem of poverty, and the even more basic problem of inequality."
Janet Poppendieck, Sweet Charity?: Emergency Food and the End of Entitlement
Noted author Jan Poppendieck will share her thoughts on possible solutions to the food systems challenges vexing America.
Poppendieck's books include:
Breadlines Knee-Deep in Wheat: Food Assistance in the Great Depression
Sweet Charity? Emergency Food and the End of Entitlement
Free for All: Fixing School Food in America
Santa Barbara Unified School District Mobile Cafes (Healthy Food Trucks!) will be onsite at 5:15 to provide delicious, nutritious, economical meals. (CASH & CHECKS ONLY)
After a brief presentation at 7:00 PM, Ms. Poppendieck will be joined onstage by Foodbank of Santa Barbara County CEO Erik Talkin and School Food Initiative Director Kathleen de Chadenedes for a discussion of local, state, and national opportunities to improve food systems.
Books will be available for sale before and after the event, and Ms. Poppendieck will be available to sign books immediately following the panel discussion.
Representatives from local organizations working on food system reform will be available to share information before and after the program.
ADVANCE TICKETS ARE WILL-CALL ONLY. PLEASE ARRIVE EARLY. THANK YOU!
Marjorie Luke Theatre (View)
721 E Cota Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93103
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