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Berkshire Eagle: The Food Around Us

Berkshire Eagle: The Food Around Us
Date(s) - 08/14/2023
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm


The Berkshire Eagle presents The Food Around Us: A Conversation with Dan Barber and Elizabeth Kolbert on Monday, August 14 at 6pm here at Saint James Place.

These two provocative leaders will talk about the sustainability of food and the environment. This event is a fundraiser for The Berkshire Eagle Local Journalism Fund, created to enhance the Berkshire Eagle’s reporting on arts and culture, economic development, education and healthcare.

Dan Barber is the chef and co-owner of Blue Hill and Blue Hill at Stone Barns in New York, and the author of The Third Plate. A fierce advocate for sustainable, ethical farming and cooking, Barber’s opinions on food and agricultural policy have appeared in the New York Times, along with many other publications.

Elizabeth Kolbert is a staff writer at The New Yorker and the author of several acclaimed books, including The Sixth Extinction (Pulitzer Prize) and Under a White Sky (book of the year by the Washington Post). She is a two-time National Magazine Award winner and recipient of the BBVA Biophilia Award for Environmental Communication.

6:00–7:30 pm Conversation followed by Q&A – $30 general admission

7:30 VIP Reception – $100 VIP ticket

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