HARTFORD — The city’s will sponsor an evening of conversation with Mark Winne, author of “Food Rebels, Guerrilla Gardeners and Smart-Cookin’Mamas; Fighting back in an Age of Industrial Agriculture” on Sept. 30, from 5:00 to 7:45 p.m. at the Hartford Public Library .
In this book, Winne shows how people are reclaiming their connection to their food and their health. He covers everything from urban farming in Cleveland to buffalo restoration on Native American reservations to food-education classes in diabetes-prone neighborhoods.
Winne is the founding father of the Hartford Food System. He speaks and consults extensively on community food system topics including hunger and food insecurity, local and regional agriculture, and food policy.
For more information please contact Rita Kornblum at (860) 757-4727.