Thursday, May 12
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Parkway Central Library Culinary Literacy Center
1901 Vine Street, 4th Floor
Philadelphia PA 19103
The 2017 Good Food For All Conference is SOLD OUT
Learn about eating well on a budget, reducing food waste, self-care for providers, food workers' rights and more. For people who are SNAP eligible, hunger fighters, food educators and advocates for food access. Presented by the Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger and the Free Library of Philadelphia's Culinary Literacy Center. Box lunch included. Arrive beginning at 9:30 a.m. for coffee and tea.
Keynote address by Saru Jayaraman
Saru Jayaraman is the Co-Founder and Co-Director of the Restaurant Opportunities Centers United (ROC United) and Director of the Food Labor Research Center at University of California, Berkeley. After 9/11, together with displaced World Trade Center workers, she co-founded ROC, which now has more than 18,000 worker members, 200 employer partners, and several thousand consumer members in a dozen states nationwide. Saru is a graduate of Yale Law School and the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. She was listed in CNN’s “Top10 Visionary Women” and recognized as a Champion of Change by the White House in 2014, and a James Beard Foundation Leadership Award in 2015. Saru authored Behind the Kitchen Door (Cornell University Press, 2013), a national bestseller, and most recently Forked: A New Standard for American Dining (Oxford University Press, 2016).