Food Glorious Food: Our Palate vs. Our Planet -Contest

Food, Glorious Food: Our Palate vs. Our Planet- is this the choice we must make or a false dichotomy? Three experts lead what is sure to be a terrific discussion.

Cahners Theater
With Joanne Chang, pastry chef and owner, Flour Bakery and Café; chef and owner, Myers+Chang; Corby Kummer, senior editor, The Atlantic Monthly; host, The Atlantic Food Channel; author, The Pleasures of Slow Food; Helene York, director, Bon Appétit Management Company Foundation. This presentation is part of the ongoing series DIY.

Friday, May 07, 2010 | 7:00 pm

Celebrity foodies Joanne Chang and Corby Kummer, along with national food sustainability expert Helene York, explore the relationship between our love affair with food and our desire to protect the planet. Join us for a conversation about how we can radically redesign what we eat to help the Earth without sacrificing the joy, flavor, and glorious experience of eating food. Book signing to follow.

Seating is limited. Passes are available in the Museum lobby beginning at 5:45 p.m. on the day of the program. First come, first served. Museum members may reserve a limited number of seating passes in advance. For member reservations, call 617-589-4287.


Fee: Free

This program is part of the DIY series, in which you can "Do It Yourself" with new programs devoted to personal empowerment, good health, and fresh food at your fingertips. Admission to this program is free thanks to the generosity of the Lowell Institute.


This will likely be a capacity crowd. I have one reserved seat (I have a conflict). This can be yours - the seat, not the conflict.

How to win:

Drop a comment:

Tell me your favorite S/O/L/E food topic, resource or book.

or tell me the most annoying false dichotomy in the sustainable food discussion.

or tell me the favorite item at Flour.

I'll use the random number generator and announce the winner by 4 PM Friday.