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Food Justice: Economics. Ethics. Access.


  • WHEN Friday, April 21, 2017 at 5 p.m.
  • WHERE Star Theatre, 402 North Coast Highway , Oceanside, CA 92054
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  • AGES All ages
  • COST Free

As part of its mission to support and advance a healthy, integrated food system, local nonprofit Berry Good Food Foundation along with presenting sponsor Leichtag Foundation, has announced its first Future Thought Leaders panel of 2017.

"Food Justice: Economics. Ethics. Access." is planned for April 21 from 5-7 p.m. and will be headlined by labor leader and civil rights activist Dolores Huerta, who co-founded the National Farm Workers Association with César Chávez. Huerta is also the subject of the documentary "Dolores," which premiered at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival to great acclaim.

Other panelists include:

· Dave Murphy, founder and executive director of Food Democracy Now!
· Daron Joffe, director of agricultural innovation and development at the Leichtag Foundation
· Rose Hayden-Smith, editor of the UC Food Observer
· Jillian Barber, MPH, program manager at Sharp Healthcare
· Dr. Keith Pezzoli, PhD, director of USP Program, supervisor of field studies, UCSD
· Daron “Farmer D” Joffe, interim executive director at Coastal Roots Farm
· Michelle Lerach, panel moderator and founder of the Berry Good Food Foundation

The evening will begin at 5:00 pm with hosted light cuisine from local chefs with the panel discussion to follow from 5:30-7 p.m.

"Food Justice: Economics. Ethics. Access." is a free event: participants are encouraged to register via Eventbrite.

Dates and times of events are subject to change without notice. Always check the event organizer's website for the most updated schedule before attending.

Promotional photo courtesy of Berry Good Food Foundation

Above: Promotional photo courtesy of Berry Good Food Foundation


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