October is Food Justice Month! Look out for updates on all the events coming for Food Justice Month 2016.
Food Justice Month is a collaboration between many departments and clubs on campus to highlight the plight and rights of workers throughout the Food Chain. Come get involved with food in your community, and make sure not to miss the Harvest Fest Quad Fair on the 27th, when there will be tables on the JSC quad from FEAST, Campus Dining, the Green Bean and more!
|DATE / TIME||EVENT||LOCATION|
|Oct. 6, 6:00-7:00pm|
Keynote Speaker: Andrew McDowell
|Oct. 7, 5:00-7:30pm||Cooking with Joe|
Using fresh ingredients from FEAST Garden, learn how to cook a delicious meal with Chef Joe.
|FEAST Garden → Berkus Kitchen|
|Oct. 7-9 (Fall Break)||ORSL Food Justice Retreat |
Go on this awesome retreat to Ojai, The Farmer and the Cook to learn about and experience farming your own food.
|Oxy → Ojai, CA|
Oct. 13, 12:00pm
|Keynote Speaker: Andrew DeCorialis|
Board member of FarmForward, Andrew Decorialis knows how you can be a conscientous consumer of meat to combat animal cruelty in the food system.
|Oct. 15, 2:00pm||Planting Workshop|
Learn how to plant vegetables at the FEAST garden!
|Oct. 19, 7:30 pm||A Critical Look at Global Food Production|
OCE will screen a compilation of short videos about why and how laborers are treated poorly within our food system. Panelists from within Oxy and beyond will share their insight.
|Oct. 22, 1:00pm||Fermentation Workshop with Paul Hudak|
Kimchi, kombucha, and sauerkraut, oh my! You don't want to miss this fun and tasty workshop..
|LA Good Food Day|
Celebrate food justice with all of Los Angeles! Bengal bus times TBD.
|Oct. 27, 11:30-1:30||Food Day Harvest Fair|
The biggest and most exciting event for Food Justice! This Quad Fair will include tabling by many clubs, our favorite sustainable food truck (Green Truck), music, and a farmer's market! Best of all, it's free!
|Oct. 28, 11:15-1:30|
Real Food Challenge Theme Lunch
|Nov. 4, time TBD||Faith Traditions and Food Justice|
Food Justice House and ORSL partnered up to bring you this great event exploring the connections between food and religions, especially pertaining to meat.
|Food Justice House|
4863 Stratford Rd.
This month long celebration of, and effort towards, Food Justice will feature food-related speakers and workshops, off-campus trips to farms, special sustainability theme meals in the Marketplace, and a Food Justice quad fair (Oct. 27) celebrating Good Food Day (Oct. 24).
Check back soon for updates on events, and make sure to mark your calendars, so you can come join us for all of them! For more information on an individual event, read the description by clicking on the calendar event. The calendar will be updated as more information/events become available.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in getting involved with the planning and production of events.
For more information on Food Justice in Los Angeles, please visit the websites of the following organizations, who regularly host events, discussions, working groups, and workshops.