"Locavore" by Sarah Elton at the Sustainability Book Club

“Locavore: From Farmers Fields To Rooftop Garden how Canadians Are Changing The Way We Eat” by Sarah Elton discussion at the Calgary Sustainability Book Club

Wednesday October 17 6:00pm at Pages Books, 1135 Kensington Rd NW
Sponsored by: Pages Bookstore, Sustainable Calgary, The Arusha Centre, Sierra Club–Chinook Group, EcoLiving Events, Green Calgary, Thrive, and REAP (Respect for Earth and All Peoples).

Locavore describes how foodies,100-milers, urbanites, farmers, gardeners and chefs across Canada are creating a new local food order that has the potential to fight climate change and feed us all. Combining front-line reporting, shrewd analysis and passionate food writing to delight the gastronome, Locavore shows how the pieces of a post-industrial food system are being assembled into something infinitely better.  There’s a few Calgary references and both grassroots as well as gourmet projects profiled.

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