From Field to Table--But Where Else Has That Broccoli Been?
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Dekel and Bachar will be on hand to discuss the lasting effects our food choices have on our health and environment and preview their film-in-progress “Food for Thought”.
Do you know where your food comes from? Filmmakers Lilach Dekel and Rod Bachar embarked on a 5 month journey traveling over 15,000 miles talking with farmers, consumers, and activists to better understand the American Food Trail. Their goal – to learn about the food we eat by tracing its path from the barns and fields to our dinner table. They saw —firsthand, and in ways they never even imagined—the impact of our food choices on our health, the environment, and entire communities.
About the Ticket Supplier: Commonwealth Club
The Commonwealth Club of California is the nation’s oldest and largest public affairs forum, presenting over 400 annual events on topics ranging across politics, culture, society and the economy.
Founded in 1903, the Commonwealth Club has played host to a diverse and distinctive array of speakers, from Teddy Roosevelt in 1911 to Erin Brockovich in 2001. Along the way, Martin Luther King, Ronald Reagan, Bill Clinton and Bill Gates have all given landmark speeches at the Club.