Sustainable Agriculture: A Necessary Transition

Lecture
December 1, 2009
6:30pm-8:30pm
San Diego Natural History Museum
San Diego, CA 92101
Please Join SFUSD at the San Diego Natural History Museum
Sustainable Planet: Food Lecture Series hosted by Loren Nancarrow.
December 1, 6:30-8:30
 
Dave Hensen, Executive Director , Occidental Arts and Ecology Center.
With a growing human population, climate changes, water insecurity, erosion of good soils, peak oil, and dramatic losses in biological diversity all upon us at once, how will we feed ourselves tomorrow?
Tickets: $5.00 www.sdnhm.org : Sustainable Planet

Local Thanksgiving Dinner

Thursday, November 19, 2009 at 6 p.m.


International House

UCSD
9500 Gilman Drive

La Jolla, CA 92037

858-534-2230


$15 for Slow Food members, $25 for non members and $5 for students

Join us for an early Thanksgiving dinner at UCSD’s International House.  Share a memorable meal with members of the Slow Food community and students from UCSD and the Art Institute.  Local pastured turkeys from Womach Ranch will be prepared by Chef Jeff Jackson of A.R. Valentien; other delicious dishes, all using local produce and ingredients, will be cooked communally by Slow Food volunteers and students.  Tickets for this delicious local feast are only $15 for Slow Food members, $25 for non members and $5 for students.  We hope you’ll share a meal with us!  Proceeds from this dinner will go to the student Slow Food on Campus chapters at UCSD and the Art Institute.  

Reserve your seat by purchasing a ticket here.

Presentation and Book-Signing with Su-Mei Yu of Saffron Restaurants

Thursday, November 12, 2009
at  6 p.m.

International House, UCSD
9500 Gilman Drive
La Jolla, CA 92037
858-534-2230

Su-Mei Yu, award-winning cookbook author and chef-owner of the local restaurants Saffron Noodles & Sate and Saffron Thai Grilled Chicken, will be speaking about and signing copies of her latest book, The Elements of Life: A Contemporary Guide to Thai Recipes and Traditions for Healthier Living.

Based on the Thai concept of “food as medicine,” the book’s collection of recipes and remedies shows readers how to revolutionize their diets and use their personal “home element” to cook and eat with optimum health, beauty and spiritual well-being in mind.  Join us for a fascinating presentation and discussion, plus a book-signing , at UCSD’s International House.