Thursday, October 18, 2012

Philly Food Events

Lunch Truck Gathering
WHAT: The Philly MFA (Mobile Food Association) and the Navy Yard are teaming up to bring Philadelphia an afternoon of food trucks, including Vendy-award winning Sweetbox, Vernalicious and Gigi's & Big R's. More info at MFA's website.
WHERE: The Navy Yard
WHEN: Afternoon of October 18th
COST: Varies

Plenty for the Planet: A talk with Anna Lappé
WHAT: Drexel's Natural Academy of Sciences is bringing sustainability advocate Anna Lappé and local experts to try to answer the question "Can we feed the world and heal the planet?" They will discuss sustainable food systems and address the roots of hunger. This celebratory evening will feature local food tastings and a chance to honor participants of the Delaware Valley Farm Share and Winter Harvest programs. More information can be found at their website.
WHERE: 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
WHEN: October 21, 6pm
COST: The program is FREE, the reception is $10 for members, $12 for non-members

Just a Pinch: A Brief and Unofficial History of Jewish Cooking in America
WHAT: The National Museum of American Jewish History is offering a savory journey through their collection, with readings by special guests and a light reception featuring the vintage recipes highlighted in the tour. Check out the museum's website for tickets and more information.
WHERE: 101 S. Independence Mall E
WHEN: October 24, 6:30 pm
COST: $8 for student, $12 for adults

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