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Future of Food Event Feb 4

Slow Food Movement Expert Anya Fernald Joins  Los Angeles Times Food Editor Russ Parsons for a Discussion on Sustainable Food Practices
Wednesday, February 4, 2015 at 6:30 p.m.

Latest Talk in “The Future of Food” Series at the Aquarium of the Pacific 
WHAT: The Aquarium of the Pacific is presenting The Future of Food, an ongoing series of talks hosted by Los Angeles Times Food Editor Russ Parsons and featuring experts representing different sectors of the American food system.On February 4, 2015, Anya Fernald, an expert on the slow food movement and agritourism, will join Parsons at the Aquarium of the Pacific. Anya Fernald is the co-founder and CEO of Belcampo Inc., a family of companies that includes Belcampo Farms, Belcampo Butchery, Belcampo Meat Co., and six restaurants. Fernald will discuss humane organic meat farming and butcher shops, the slow food movement, and agritourism. Fernald’s career experience includes launching a cooperative of cheesemakers in rural Sicily, directing international microinvestments for the Italian Slow Food Foundation, launching Slow Food Nation and Eat Real, and starting her own company, Live Culture. She has been a regular judge on the Food Network’s Iron Chef since 2009 and also serves as the founding board chair of the Food Craft Institute.Tickets for this series are available by phone or online. Attendees will have the opportunity to view the Aquarium’s exhibits during Future of Food events. The talk will also be streamed live on the Aquarium’s website. Additional events will be announced throughout the year.
WHEN: February 4, May 7, and October 7, 2015; 6:30 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
WHERE: Aquarium of the Pacific, 100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach, CA 90802
COST: $8/member; $10/non-member (includes parking).
INFO/
TICKETS:
(562) 590-3100 / aquariumofpacific.org