BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//Washington College//NONSGML v1.0//EN X-WR-CALNAME:Washington College Events BEGIN:VTIMEZONE TZID:America/New_York BEGIN:DAYLIGHT TZNAME:EDT DTSTART:20140309T070000 RDATE:20140309T070000 TZOFFSETFROM:-0500 TZOFFSETTO:-0400 END:DAYLIGHT END:VTIMEZONE BEGIN:VTIMEZONE TZID:America/New_York BEGIN:STANDARD TZNAME:EST DTSTART:20141102T060000 RDATE:20141102T060000 TZOFFSETFROM:-0400 TZOFFSETTO:-0500 END:STANDARD END:VTIMEZONE BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/New_York:20140306T183000 DTEND;TZID=America/New_York:20140306T193000 LOCATION:Hynson Lounge GEO:39.218029;-76.068159 SUMMARY:Recipes for Change: Ann Vileisis DESCRIPTION: X-ALT-DESC;FMTTYPE=text/html: URL: CATEGORIES:Lectures,Open to the Public,C.V. Starr Center,Environment LAST-MODIFIED:20140214T163046Z ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg: X-LIVEWHALE-TYPE:events X-LIVEWHALE-ID:4798 X-LIVEWHALE-TIMEZONE:America/New_York X-LIVEWHALE-IMAGE: X-LIVEWHALE-CONTACT-INFO:Kathy Thornton
\nProgram and Intern Coordinator
\nCenter for Environment &\; Society
\ X-LIVEWHALE-SUMMARY:Kitchen Literacy: How We Lost Knowledge of Where Food Comes From and Why We Need to Get It Back
\nAnn Vileisis\, Environmental Historian and author Award-winning environmental historian Ann Vileisis is the author of Kitchen Literacy: How We Lost Knowledge of Where Food Comes From and Why We Need To Get It Back. The Library Journal describes Kitchen Literacy as an "important and eye-opening book (that) uncovers the machinery behind the modern food industry." She has shared her "lost knowledge" as a guest on Martha Stewart Living\, West Coast Live\, and many other television and radio programs\, both commercial and public. Vileisis has attracted equally wide notice with her book on America's wetlands\, Discovering the Unknown Landscape\, honored as best-of-the-year in its class by both the American Historical Association and the American Society for Environmental History. She has co-authored\, researched\, or edited several additional books and reports on river\, wetlands\, and fisheries issues. A Yale graduate in history\, she has held fellowships at the Smithsonian Institution and from the Ford Family Foundation. \; Vileisis speaks on food\, nutrition and health and on wetlands preservation.
\nThis lecture is the second of four lectures in the Recipes for Change series. This series is sponsored by the C.V Starr Center for the Study of the American Experience\, the Center for Environment &\; Society\, and the Anthropology Department.