Let's Talk About Food Festival June 25


6/15/2011

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Let's Talk About Food Festival: Where Food, Science and Community Come Together
Saturday, June 25, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. along the DCR/Cambridge Parkway (behind Royal Sonesta, adjacent to the Museum of Science.
Complete details available on their website.
Rain date is Sunday, June 26.

Experience an outdoor celebration of food, health, cooking, and science. Demonstrations, tastings, Q&A with experts, and a varied menu of activities spark conversations about some of the hottest topics in the world of food.

Highlights include:

Main Stage and Demo Kitchen - Join Boston's top chefs and food experts for presentations and cooking demonstrations.

The Endless Table - Break bread, discuss our food system and find out how what we eat affects our bodies, our planet, our economy and our future.

Food Truck Food Court - Grab a gourmet bite from a selection of cuisines.

Activity Booths and Exhibitor Tents - Participate in hands-on activities and explore new products and tastes.

This program is presented in partnership with the Museum of Science and Whole Foods. Supporting Partners include The City of Cambridge, the City of Boston, the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Royal Sonesta Hotel Boston, and Finagle a Bagel.

Find out what the City of Cambridge is doing to create a healthier food environment for residents this Saturday, June 25 at the Let’s Talk About Food Festival, sponsored by the Museum of Science.

City of Cambridge Booth Activities:
• Enjoy fun, interactive activities that can help you and your family make better food choices. Hosted by Cambridge Public Health Department 
   nutrition staff.

• Learn about other urban agriculture opportunities such as community gardening and container gardens from the city’s Conservation 
  Commission.

• Learn how to make seed balls and find out about school gardens from CitySprouts  summer interns.

For more information, please visit the Let’s Talk About Food website, www.letstalkaboutfood.com.

Backgrounder:

Launched in Boston in 2010,  the Let’s Talk About Food Initiative hopes to become a national, educational, event driven, organization that creates programs to increase the level of public literacy about all aspects of our food system – from sustainability, to cooking, to obesity and other food-related health issues, to fishing and farming, food access, food justice, food safety, environmental concerns, agriculture and nutrition policy, and at the same time celebrates the richness that good food brings to our world.

Goals of the Let’s Talk About Food Initiative

1.Engage the public in substantive, relevant conversation about our the complex components of our food system,
2.Educate all ages in an atmosphere friendly, fact-based and respectful of divergent views,
3.Present multiple sources of information and viewpoints from multiple professions, industries, and community resources
4.Create social networks for individuals and organizations with like-minded concerns
5.Promote partnerships among local and national organizations and facilitate new connections, raise awareness and garner community support for food related issues.

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