Sep 09

Book Launch

When: October 21, 2013 – 6:30 to 8:00
Where: Centre for Hospitality and Culinary Arts (George Brown College), Room 112 – 300 Adelaide St. East (up the stairs and just to the right of the atrium).

Join us to celebrate the launch of Harry Stoddart’s controversial first book, Real Dirt: An Ex-industrial Farmer’s Guide to Sustainable Eating (Iguana Books)!

An Evening with Farmer and Author Harry Stoddart

Join us for an evening with Harry Stoddart of Stoddarts Farm and author of “Real Dirt”.  He will be launching his new book “Real Dirt: An Ex-Industrial Farmer’s Guide to Sustainable Eating”. Learn more at http://realdirt.ca/.

Why Attend?

  • Become a better informed eater, prepared to have a positive influence on the food system.
  • Learn about the consequences of modern agriculture, and discover a sustainable future.
  • Taste true grass-fed beef and Local Organic Wine from Southbrook Vineyards.
  • Connect with a community of food activists.

*Food and light refreshments will be served*

Admission will be $10 at the door. (All proceeds to the Tastes of Tomorrow club at George Brown)

Signed first editions of Real Dirt will be available for $20.

Seating is limited, so please RSVP swoods@georgebrown.ca

With the support of:

Southbrook Vineyards www.southbrook.com

The Cookbook Store – www.cook-book.com

Real Dirt exposes the truth about farming strategies used in Canada and around the world by explaining the “whys” and “hows” of GMOs, resistance-building doses of antibiotics, pesticides, and confinement animal housing. Stoddart outlines the environmental costs and benefits of all forms of agriculture, including a pointed critique of the organic production of many annual crops. He tackles food industry problems, delving into the science and economic issues surrounding sustainable farming. Ultimately, he educates and then challenges consumers to choose a sustainable future for food production.

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