food day

The free events for Food Day 2013 at California State University, Sacramento have been announced.

Tuesday, October 22nd:

  • Film viewing ‘A Place at the Table’ at Hinde Auditorium, Student Union (October 22nd, 9 – 11 am)

followed by discussion with Erik Kintzel (Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services), Randy Stannard (Harvest

Sacramento and Soil Born Farms), Andrea Bricker (California Department of Aging)

  • Thursday, October 24th:

Cooking demonstration and tastings for preschoolers (9‐11am), and students (3.30‐4.30pm) at the Cove,


  • Film viewing ‘Weight of the Nation Part 4: Challenges’ at California Suite, Student Union (1‐3pm)

followed by a discussion with Amber Stott (California Food Literacy Center), Robyn Krock (Sacramento Food

System Collaborative of Valley Vision), Esther Amato PhD (Sac State, Family and Consumer Science), Liya

Schwartzman, (California FarmLink), Shawn Harrison and Alicia Adams (Soil Born Farms)

  •  Information session at Multicultural Center (12‐1.30pm)

Student and Faculty research posters and Community partner information tables

  • Panel discussion on What to eat at Sac State at Redwood room, Student Union (1.30‐2.30pm, organized

and led by Student Economics Association) :

Steven Davis and Steve Rogers (Director and Production Manager, at Sac State Campus Dining)

Linda Hafar (Director, Sac State Facilities & Utilities)

Jennifer Campbell (Dietician, Student and Health Counseling Services at the WELL)

Lauren Lombardo (Director SSIS, Associated Students, Inc.))

  • Panel discussion on Food education, and the role of the school food environment at Redwood room,

Student Union (5.30‐7pm) :

Amber Stott (Executive Director, California Center for Food Literacy)

Jennifer LaBarre (Food Nutrition Director, Oakland Unified)

Kirk Bergstrom (Executive Director, Nourish)

Gail Feenstra (Food Systems Analyst, Sustainable Agricultural Research & Education Program at UC Davis)

  • speakerKeynote speaker at Redwood room, Student Union (7‐8pm): Anna Lappé

followed by book signing: Diet For a Hot Planet

Anna Lappé is a widely respected author and educator, known for her work as an expert

on food systems and as a sustainable food advocate. The co‐author or author of three

books and the contributing author to ten others, Anna’s work has been widely translated

internationally and featured in The New York Times, Gourmet, Oprah Magazine, among

many other outlets. Named one of Time magazine’s “eco” Who’s‐Who, Anna is a founding

principal of the Small Planet Institute and the Small Planet Fund.

  •  All day featured menus around campus dining establishments
  • All day featured literature at the Hornet Bookstore

All events are open and free to all of the campus community and the public!

Please contact Assistant Professors, Kristin Kiesel (Economics) and Lynn Hanna (Family and Consumer Science) for additional details and questions.