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THE POLITICS AND PLEASURE OF FOOD

A Conversation with Mark Bittman > OCTOBER 11


Community Food Centres Canada presents a rousing conversation about food security with food expert and activist, Mark Bittman (How To Cook Everything, Food Matters) at Toronto's Great Hall, and Type Bookswill be on hand with copies of Bittman's new and classic books.

Food plays a huge and fundamental role in our lives. It’s what connects us to each other, and it’s at the centre of many of society’s most pressing issues, from income and health to climate change and land rights.

Few know more about the politics and pleasure of food than journalist and advocate Mark Bittman. The bestselling author of more than 20 food and cooking books is one of North America’s most well-respected voices on the many facets of the food file, from how to bake a perfect loaf of bread to how our food policies impact our health and the health of our planet.

If you love food and care about how our food choices shape our lives, you won't want to miss this wide-ranging conversation between Mark Bittman and Ann Hui, National Food Reporter at the Globe and Mail. Tickets can be purchased via Eventbrite.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Mark Bittman is the author of twenty acclaimed books, including the How to Cook Everything series, the award-winning Food Matters, and The New York Times number-one bestseller, VB6: Eat Vegan Before 6:00. For more than two decades his popular and compelling stories appeared in the Times, where he was ultimately the lead food writer for the Sunday Magazine and became the country’s first food-focused Op-Ed columnist for a major news publication. Bittman has starred in four television series, including Showtime’s Emmy-winning Years of Living Dangerously. Throughout his career, Bittman has strived for the same goal: to make the food, in all its aspects, understandable.

The Politics and Pleasure of Food
Mark Bittman in conversation with Ann Hui
The Great Hall, 1087 Queen Street West
Wednesday, October 11, 6:30-9:30 pm
Purchase tickets through Eventbrite