Food Justice, Food Education, and Food Literacy Event (Saturday 9/10)

SAT, Sept 10, 11am-2pm

Food Justice, Food Education, and Food Literacy: A Food Literacy Month Celebration

Location: Seattle Central Library, 1000 4th Ave, Seattle

11am Opening Speaker

Edouardo Jordan/Salare Restaurant, Food & Wine’s Best New Chef 2016 (first African American to receive the honor)

11:15-12:15pm Food Justice Panel

Moderated by Philip Lee of Readers to Eaters, with Brian Estes, WA State Farmers Market Association/Catholic Charities Spokane “Food For All"


Mei Yook Woo, Danny Woo Garden/The FoodWays Project

Michael Friedman, Farestart

Chef Tarik Abdullah, Hillman City Collaboratory

Cecilia McGowan, King County Library System Summer Meal & Garden Program

Valerie Segrest, Muckleshoot Food Sovereignty Project

12:30-2pm Table Discussions with Community Organizations

Food Justice Table: ROAR, Rainier Beach Action Coalition, Got Green, International Rescue Committee-New Roots, Pike Place Market Foundation

Food Education Table: Pure Food Kids Foundation, Seattle Children’s Theatre, Seattle Tilth, Slow Food Seattle

Food Literacy Table: Katherine Pryor (author), Lois Brandt (author), Readers to Eaters, Washington Library Association, Washington Library Media Association

Learn more about the event on Facebook here.

Event co-sponsored by Seattle Public Library and Readers to Eaters.