Berkeley Food Institute

What impact does social justice have on the food and agriculture systems?

Three nationally renowned experts will explore such topics as access to healthy, affordable food, practices of corporate food companies and the need to protect rights of workers in the food sector. Speakers will discuss the challenges of these issues and steps being taken toward potential solutions.

The event will be held on March 31 at 7 pm in Anna Head Alumnae Hall.

Speakers will include:

Mark Bittman, New York Times Columnist and Food Writer; Distinguished Visiting Fellow, Berkeley Food Institute
Saru Jayaraman, Lecturer, Goldman School of Public Policy, UC Berkeley; Director, Food Labor Research Center; Founder, Restaurant Opportunities Center; Visiting Fellow, Berkeley Food Institute
Ricardo Salvador, Director of Food and Environment Program, Union of Concerned Scientists
Moderator: Troy Duster, Chancellor’s Professor and Senior Fellow, Warren Institute on Law and Social Policy, UC Berkeley.

The event is sponsored by the Berkeley Food Institute, with co-sponsorship by College of Natural Resources, Student Environmental Resource Center, School of Public Health, and UC Global Food Initiative.

Cultivating Justice in Food Systems

Tuesday, March 31, 2015
7:00 – 8:30 pm
Anna Head Alumnae Hall
2537 Haste Street