Don't miss the "Eating Greener" program this Sunday at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, as part of its Sustainable Sundays program, http://www.nhm.org/weekends/sustainable/index.html .At 12:30pm, "eco-chef" Aaron French will present “Eating Greener: The Ecology of Food and Why It Matters," a 40-minute lecture, 20-minute cooking demonstration, and a 15-minute Q&A session.
It will offer participants an integrated framework for our food systems and provide context for current buzzwords such as "local," "organic," and "sustainable." Participants will learn steps each person can take to foster and promote sustainability in their local food region. Chef French holds bachelor's and master's degrees in Ecology, is the chef of The Sunnyside Cafe in Albany, California, writes the EcoChef column found in ten Bay Area New Group newspapers, and was a participant in Slow Food Nation, both as a contributor to the Slow Food Nation blog and as host of a Slow Breakfast at The Sunnyside Cafe.
Sunday, November 9, 2008
The Natural History Museum, 900 Exposition Boulevard in Exposition Park, Los Angeles (across from USC between Vermont and Figueroa)Cost: Tickets are $9.00 for adults and $2.00 for children (5-12) and can be purchased at the door