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The Future of Food Discussion Group: Part 1

Our first food discussion group is from 4:00 to 6:00 pm on Sunday October 12th. At this first get together we will watch and discuss two documentaries (Food Myths and National Geographic's "How to Feed Our Growing Planet") that consider the question of how we will feed the growing world population. Do we need more technology or different eating habits or more sustainable farming practices or some combination? A reading list is below. Join us and, if you'd like, bring some food to share that you can talk about.


Jonathan Bloom,
American Wasteland: How America Throws Away Nearly Half of Its Food (And What You Can Do About It)

Wenonah Hauter,  Foodopoly

Frances Moore Lappe,  Joseph Collins, Peter Rosset,  World Hunger 12 Myths

Oran B. Hesterman, Fair Food: Growing a Healthy, Sustainable Food System for All

Earth Democracy: Justice, Sustainability and Peace, Vandana ShivaVandana Shiva, Earth Democracy: Justice, Sustainability and Peace

Michael Pollan, In Defense of Food

Peter Manzel and Faith D’Aluisio, Hungry Planet.