Los Angeles welcomes back The Good Food Festival and Conference this weekend November 3rd and 4th. This nationally significant event connects non-government organizations, businesses and individuals behind the exploding Good Food movement, supporting locally produced foods. Read on for more details on this amazing event and make sure to grab the discount code just for our Organic Authority readers!
On Saturday November 3rd, head on over to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art for the Good Food Festival's series of important food-related discussions. The conversation starts at noon with a panel on "Building Community with Food" featuring Will Allen, author of The Good Food Revolution, Evan Kleiman, host of KCRW's Good Food and other food experts including Laura Avery of the Santa Monica Farmers Markets, Meg Glasser of Food Forward and Kelly Meyer from The Teaching Garden.
The conversations continue with a panel on Good Food = Good Jobs, and a timely discussion on GMO Labeling Coming to California. And check out the Art of Good Food—food-themed tours offered by LACMA before the conference gets underway.
Sunday, head over to the Annenberg Community Beach House in Santa Monica for Localicious—a benefit event for FamilyFarmed.org.
The local food party of the year—this event honors visionaries who've been invaluable in growing the local food market in Southern California. Guests are treated to seasonal fare from the Santa Monica farmers market prepared by 30 of the top chefs from Los Angeles area restaurants including: Akasha, Dominick's /Tom Bergins, Rustic Canyon, Tender Greens, Border Grill and many more. The event will also feature live music, local wine and craft beers as well as a silent auction benefiting FamilyFarmed.org.
It's sure to be a Good Food-packed weekend in Los Angeles! If you haven't purchased your tickets yet, head on over to the Good Food website and use the special discount code for OA readers: LOCAL20. We hope to see you there!
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