In Search of a Righteous Porkchop
A panel discussion about responsible meat eating and animal agriculture
Sponsored by the Center for Urban Education about Sustainable Agriculture (CUESA) and Book Passage
Thursday, October 29, 6:30 - 8:30 pm
The reality behind industrially produced meat — cramped confinement, routine use of antibiotics and growth hormones, E. coli epidemics, pollution of air and water, enormous carbon footprint, and so on — has made some eaters into staunch vegans. For others, however, all-or-nothing is a false choice. This panel will explore the middle ground: moderate consumption of meat from animals raised humanely and sustainably on family farms. Panelists will include Nicolette Hahn Niman, attorney, rancher, and author of Righteous Porkchop: Finding a Life and Good Food Beyond Factory Farms; David Evans, fourth generation rancher and owner of Marin Sun Farms; and Aaron French, chef at the Sunny Side Café, ecologist, and writer. Moderated by Elanor Starmer, researcher and policy analyst for the national consumer advocacy organization Food and Water Watch.
The event is free and and will be followed by a reception with farmers’ market snacks. No RSVP needed. For further information, contact Julie Cummins: 415.291.3276 x106 or firstname.lastname@example.org.