October is Food Justice Month! Look out for updates on all the events coming for Food Justice Month 2015.
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 Food Day Quad Fair on the 22th, when there will be tables on the JSC quad from FEAST, Campus Dining, the Green Bean and more!
|DATE / TIME||EVENT||LOCATION|
|Oct. 3, 3:30-5:30pm|
Planting Workshop: Beet the System
|Oct. 9-11 (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, 12:30pm||Fermentation Workshop with Paul Hudak|
Kimchi, kombucha, and sauerkraut, oh my! You don't want to miss this fun and tasty workshop.
|Oct. 17, 5:00pm||Faith Traditions and Food Justice|
Food Justice House and Muslim Student Association partnered up to bring you this great event exploring the connections between food and religions, especially pertaining to meat.
Food Justice House Lawn
|Oct. 22, 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), local icecream, live music, and a farmer's market! Best of all, it's free!
|Oct. 23, 11:15-1:30||Food Justice Theme Lunch|
Campus Dining has planned a scrumptious meal for students to enjoy, filled with sustainably sourced food!
|Oct. 23, 5:00pm||Food Justice House Garden Party|
Walk on over to the Food Justice House to celebrate good food and good food people.
|Food Justice House|
4863 Stratford Rd.
|Feed the Soul While Helping Feed the Hungry|
Take a trip to the LA Food Bank with ORSL.
|Oxy → LA Food Bank|
|Oct. 29, 5:00pm||Keynote Speaker: Nikki Silvestri|
We're bringing in Nikki Silvestri, who is a fabulous speaker on the intersection of social & racial justice and food culture.
|Nov. 11, 12:00pm|
Film Screening: Some of My Best Friends Are Kimchi
|Nov. 16, time TBD||Film Screening: Food Chains|
Come watch this great exposé on farmworkers in Immokalee, Fla., who launched a hunger strike at the headquarters of Publix supermarkets to protest poor wages and working conditions.
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. 22) 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.
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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.
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