Good Food Festival & Conference
The conference focuses on regional and national issues integral to building local and sustainable food systems and supporting the needs of regional family farmers. Three panels will be presented: 12 pm, "Building Community with Food"; 2:30 pm, "Good Food = Good Jobs"; and 4:30 pm, "Is GMO Labeling Coming to California?"
Tours of art and food in LACMA's collection include: 10:30–11:30 am, "Trade and the Changing Palette of the Dutch" and "The European Table Transformed" and at 2 pm and 4 pm, "Dining Out in Nineteenth-Century France" and "The Age of Elegance." Tours are limited to thirty participants and space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Tours meet on the Los Angeles Times Central Court.
12 pm: Building Community with Food
Will Allen, Growing Power, author of The Good Food Revolution
Laura Avery, Santa Monica Farmers Market
Meg Glasser, Food Forward
Evan Kleiman, host of Good Food
Kelly Meyer, The American Heart Association Teaching Gardens
2:30 pm: Good Food = Good Jobs
Paula Daniels, Senior Advisor to the mayor of Los Angeles, specializing in food & water policy
Steve Murray, farmer, Murray Family Farms
Michael O’Gorman, Executive Director of Farmer-Veteran Coalition
Jim Slama, President, FamilyFarmed.org
4:30 pm: Is GMO Labeling Coming to California?
Ann Gentry, founder of Real Food Daily
Andrew Kimbrell, Executive Director of Center for Food Safety
Ernest Miller, lead instructor, Master Food Preserver L.A. County
Dave Murphy, Food Democracy Now!
Arran Stephens, CEO and founder of Nature’s Path
Bing Theater l Conference: 12–6 pm l One-hour tours: 10:30–11:30 am and thirty-minute tours at 2 pm and 4 pm | Tickets: $45 general admission; $35 museum members, seniors 62+, and students with ID l Tickets 323 857-6010 or purchase online.
For more information about the entire festival, please visit www.goodfoodfestivals.com.
The Good Food Festival & Conference is produced by FamilyFarmed.org, in cooperation with the Santa Monica Farmers Market and with support from the City of Santa Monica and the City of Pasadena.
Major Sponsors include: Chipotle Mexican Grill, The California Endowment, and LACMA
Image: Louise Moillon (France, 1610-1696), Basket of Peaches, with Quinces, and Plums, after 1641, Oil on canvas, 26 x 33 1/4 in. (66.04 x 84.46 cm), Gift of The Ahmanson Foundation.