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Food Justice: It's What's For Dinner-

Darcy
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Oakland, CA
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This is an announcement of an event - there will be raw chocolates and raw-food chef Chaya Rivka Diehl (Living Vision)
will be part of a panel discussion:

Wednesday, September 9, 2009
David Brower Center
2150 Allston Way

Berkeley, CA 94704

6:00-9:00 PM

Progressive Jewish Alliance presents

Food Justice: It’s What’s For Dinner


The Progressive Jewish Alliance, in partnership with American Jewish World Service-AVODAH: The Jewish Service Corps Partnership, invites you to join us for a community event featuring Mollie Katzen, best-selling author of the Moosewood Cookbook, delicious food, a foodie social justice bazaar, a film preview of Food Stamped, and a panel discussion with local food justice activists.

$5-55 Sliding Scale (Proceeds go to City Slicker Farms)

The evening’s festivities include:

· Sumptuous Buffet Dinner & Delicious Desserts: Enjoy a locally sourced, organically grown, nutritious and delicious plant-based feast. Treat your sweet tooth to kosher, fair-trade, raw-vegan-organic Sacred Chocolates from local chocolatier Sacred Steve Adler and indulge in the nectar of the beehive with tastings from a neighborhood beekeeper.

· Networking Foodie Bazaar: Mingle and meet inspiring activists, educators, chefs, and local organizations working on food justice issues in our community.

· Film Screening: Preview excerpts from the documentary Food Stamped about the challenges of living nutritiously on a food stamp budget.

· Lively Panel Discussion: Explore the path of food justice from seed to spirit with Jewish activists. Moderated by Adam Berman, founder of the Adamah Fellowship at Isabella Freedman. Panelists include food advocate attorney Zelig Golden (Center for Food Safety), organic farmer Emily Freed (Jacobs Farm), community organizer Willow Rosenthal (City Slicker Farms), and raw-food chef Chaya Rivka Diehl (Living Vision).

· Take Action: Learn about local and international campaigns and help bring justice to our food system.



Why go home when you can stay out and keep the festive energy alive with an After-Party! Meet around the corner at Jupiter for casual drinks, conversation and camaraderie.



This event will sell out! Register in advance online at Brown Paper Tickets.

Questions? Contact Alexander Sharone or 510.527.8660-
or e-mail me (Darcy) for e-mail address of Alexander

Co-sponsored by: City Slicker Farms, Hazon and the 2009 Hazon Food Conference, Berkeley Student Food Cooperative, Community Alliance with Family Farmers, EcoJews of the Bay, More TBA



Supported by a grant from the Jewish Community Federation of the Greater East Bay.
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