Food for a Finite Planet: Sarah Elton in Conversation with Nigel Walker

Ferry Plaza Farmers Market - San Francisco, California

Author Sarah Elton travelled the globe to research her new book. In Consumed she reports on the efforts of people"in cities and on farms, from New York to rural India"who are putting together a new way of feeding the world that is resilient to the inevitable shocks that climate change will throw our way. Sarah tells the untold stories of this massive but little known global social movement that is changing all aspects of food. With her eye on the year 2050, Sarah lays out the decade by decade targets we must meet so that by mid-century we can feed ourselves in an ever increasingly turbulent world.

Join CUESA for this conversation between Sarah Elton and farmer Nigel Walker of Eatwell Farm. Find out how, contrary to what industry would have you believe, the chemical-intensive, highly mechanized, biologically homogeneous big agribusiness model is not the only way"nor is it the best way"to feed the world.

The discussion will be followed by a book signing and reception with farmers market refreshments. Books will be for sale by Book Passage.

$5 requested at the door (no one turned away for lack of funds)

Location: Port Commission Hearing Room, 2nd floor of the Ferry Building (Embarcadero at Market St.), San Francisco

Date: Feb 5, 2014
Start Time:6:00 PM
End Time:8:00 PM
Organized by:Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Address: The Ferry Building, where Market Street meets the Embarcadero
San Francisco, CA 94111
Phone:(415) 291-3276
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