World Food Day 2013! Food Justice in the East Bay Discussion and Forum
Join East Bay food justice leaders on World Food Day for a discussion of the work and struggles to build sustainable, healthy and equitable food systems in the East Bay, and how this work is linked to global struggles for food sovereignty.
Brahm Ahmadi, co-founder of People’s Grocery in Oakland, is a social entrepreneur working to build healthier and more equitable inner city communities. He also founded of People’s Community Market in 2010, a fresh food retail business that fosters health and social interaction in low-income neighborhoods.
Hank Herrera is the General Manager of Dig Deep Farms, a social enterprise of the Alameda County Deputy Sheriffs’ Activities League in California, which runs a productive urban farm and a distribution system for fresh, healthy, affordable food for members of vulnerable communities.
Eric Holt-Giménez is the Executive Director of Oakland-based Food First/Institute for Food and Development Policy and editor of the 2011 book Food Movements Unite! Strategies to Transform Our Food Systems.
Wednesday, Oct. 16th 2013, 7:00 - 9:00 pm
La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave. Berkeley
Free & Open to the Public
For more information, contact tkerssen [at] foodfirst [dot] org
or call (510) 654-4400, ext. 235