Last night began the six-week discussion series, Menu for the Future, with a full, diverse group of people participating. We’re following the Earth Institute’s course book, which provides weekly readings, tips on facilitation and suggested questions for discussion. Our first week’s readings and discussion were focused on food traditions in our lives, industrial versus agricultural eating, the confusion and anxiety we sometimes feel about food choices, and our individual connections to a global food system. Continue reading
“Food is our common ground, our universal experience.” ~James Beard
Once again, the grass was a little greener on the other side of the fence and I found myself tempted to travel for an enticing local food experience an hour or two from home. Instead of traveling, when I found myself envying this great looking course being offered around New Hampshire’s Upper Valley, I decided to bring it to the Concord area in hopes that others like me might be interested.
Offered through the Earth Institute, Menu for the Future will be a six-week, self-facilitated discussion series open to all, exploring the connection between food and sustainability. Continue reading