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The Serious Side of Food, a Reading & Discussion program at Liverpool Public Library

March 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm


Join us for this short-term book discussion about food! Working with histories, novels, and journalism, this series exposes some of the issues that lie on our plates. Discussion will be led by Avalon Gupta VerWiebe of the Syracuse-Onondaga Food Systems Alliance (SOFSA). VerWiebe holds a Masters in Food Science from Syracuse University. The program may also include guest speakers and hands-on experiences.

Texts include:
The Jungle by Upton Sinclair
Diet for a Small Planet by Francis Moore Lappe
In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto by Michael Pollan
The Third Plate by Dan Barber

We will take a look at one of these books at each 2-hour session. Sessions will be March 1, March 15, April 12, May 10 and June 7.


March 15
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Liverpool Public Library
310 Tulip Street
Liverpool, NY 13088 United States
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