Food Week at Penn Offers a Full Plate of Events Starting October 24th

October 10, 2011

Bon Appetit at Penn Dining is joining with the Fox Leadership Group and students from Mary Summers’ “Politics of Food” class to host the third Annual Food Week at Penn. Food Week focuses on various environmental and social justice issues as they relate to the entire food chain in this country. Starting with National Food Day on Oct, 24th there will be a special event held each day focusing on a particular theme. In past years the themes have included, farm worker policies, nutrition, eating locally and how to prepare of sustainable, healthy meals. For more information, visit the Penn Dining website at


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