March 17, 2015 at 8:00 pm

Food for Thought | Ireland and the Local Food Movement, March 17

The Food for Thought speakers series presents Dr. Stephen Scanlan, Associate Professor of Sociology, on “Eating Away at Austerity: Ireland and the Local Food Movement” on March 17 at 5 p.m. in Alden 319 (Friends of the Library Room).

Scanlan’s Fulbright experience in Ireland last year provided opportunities to witness the country’s response to imposed economic austerity measures, and his talk focuses on the growth of the local food movement in response to the challenges faced by the Irish.

Food studies logoThis event is free and open to the public. It is sponsored by the Food Studies theme. Refreshments will be served to those wearing green!

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Upcoming Food For Thought Speakers

April 2, Sandor Katz on “The Art of Fermentation.” Katz is the author of New York Times bestseller, Wild Fermentation and the James Beard Award-winner, Art of Fermentation. 5:30pm., Baker Theater. Reception follows. Co-sponsored by the Food Studies Theme, the Department of Biological Sciences and the Food Matters Club.

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