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Seattle Arts & Lectures Presents Mark Bittman Sep 19th at Benaroya Hall

PCC Farmland Trust is thrilled to be a Community Partner with Seattle Arts & Lectures on September 19th, for the Mark Bittman event at Benaroya Hall.

Mark Bittman’s talk is entitled “The Future of Food,” about the intersection of food, politics, the environment, and personal health. He’ll discuss “non-foods, like soda, and their impact, as well as how policy pushes foods, like wheat, meat, and dairy, that may be in no one’s best interests.” He’ll also discuss “the sticks and carrots that we need to move out of this mess.”

Tickets are on sale through the Seattle Arts & Lectures box office.

Mark Bittman can be found throughout the New York Times where he focuses on preparing meals using a few ingredients in healthy and delicious ways. Bittman has been a journalist for over 40 years and a professional food writer since 1980. In 1987 he became the senior writer, later editor, of Cooks Illustrated, and in 1990 started writing for the New York Times; until recently, he had a weekly column, “The Minimalist.” He is the author of several books including How to Cook Everything (1998) and Food Matters (2010) and has hosted PBS series such as Spain: On the Road Again, with Mario Batali and Gwyneth Paltrow (2008).