design-inspired urban farming

Good Food Festival & Conference This Weekend! (Los Angeles)


We’re very excited to support and attend this weekend’s upcoming Good Food Festival & Conference.  There is also a Localicious Sunday dinner at the Annenberg Beach House, not to be missed! Here is Saturday’s schedule at LACMA:

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LACMA Good Food Conference

Saturday, November 3 –  at Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Click Here to Purchase Tickets to this and Other GFFC Events!

$45 (includes museum admission)
$35 for museum members, seniors 65+, and students with ID (Call LACMA at 323.857.6010 to purchase tickets with a member, senior, or student discount)

The prestigious Los Angeles County Museum of Art co-hosts a discussion of issues integral to building organic and sustainable food systems. In addition, tours of works of art in LACMA’s collection will be offered throughout the day.

The conference focuses on regional and national issues integral to building local and sustainable food systems and supporting the needs of regional family farmers.

12:00pm – Introduction and Keynote

Jane Burrell, LACMA

Welcome: Jim Slama, President,

Keynote Address: Will Allen, Growing Power Inc., Author – The Good Food Revolution


12:30 – Building Community with Food

Will Allen, Growing Power Inc., Author – The Good Food Revolution
Laura Avery, Santa Monica Farmers Market
Meg Glasser, Food Forward
Evan Kleiman, Host – Good Food
Kelly Meyer, The American Heart Association Teaching Gardens/NRDC

2:30 – Good Food = Good Jobs

Paula Daniels, Senior Advisor to the Mayor of Los Angeles specializing in food and water policy
Steve Murray, Farmer, Murray Family Farms
Michael O’Gorman, Executive Director, Farmer-Veteran Coalition
Jim Slama, President,
Greg Wendt, Slow Money LA

4:30 – Is GMO Labeling Coming to California?

Ann GentryFounder, Real Food Daily
Andrew Kimbrell, Executive Director, Center for Food Safety
Ernest Miller, Chef, The Farmer’s Kitchen
Dave Murphy, Food Democracy Now!
Arran Stephens, CEO & Founder, Nature’s Path

The Art of Good Food

Food-related art tours offered by LACMA.

10:30am – Trade and the Changing Palette of the Dutch and The European Table Transformed

2:o0 and 4:00 pm – Dining Out in 19th Century France and The Age of Elegance

Tours are limited to thirty participants on a first-come, first-served basis.  Tours meet on the Los Angeles Times Central Court.

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