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Strengthening Local Economies Everywhere Dinner 2016
July 9, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm| $40.00
See below for accessibility info.
“DECOLONIZING OUR FOOD SYSTEM: LESSONS FROM AFRICA”
Anuradha Mittal, The Oakland Institute
Anuradha Mittal is the founder and Executive Director of the Oakland Institute. An internationally renowned expert on agriculture, trade, human rights, and development issues, Mittal was named Most Valuable Thinker by The Nation magazine in 2008.
Mittal has authored and edited numerous books, including The Future in the Balance: Essays on Globalization and Resistance. Her articles and opinion pieces have appeared in the Los Angeles Times, The New York Times, and many more.
Schedule of Events
Happy Hour 5:00-6:30: Enjoy libations, live music from Wren, complimentary hors d’oeuvres, a silent auction, and the opportunity to acquaint yourself with featured food justice organizations and groups promoting urban agriculture, food sovereignty and Fair Trade.
Dinner 6:30-9:00: Enjoy a scrumptious locally sourced and Fair Trade meal. The Dessert Auction featuring 40 different desserts will make your mouth water!
Sliding scale $40-$100: Please be generous in your support! We want to make this event accessible to everyone while also recognizing the need for us to raise crucial funds.
Support a Farmer/Food Worker/Organizer: By purchasing a second ticket (at $50 or $100), you ensure that local farmers, farmworkers and food organizers can be honored guests at our event. Look for this purchasing option when you register!
Solidarity Tickets: We are committed to making this an accessible event for all. If you are unable to afford a full-price ticket, please contact us for solidarity tickets.