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You’re Invited: Growing Roots New York Book Launch!

You’re invited to celebrate Katherine Leiner’s newly released book, Growing Roots: The New Generation of Sustainable Farmers, Cooks, and Food Activists, on Thursday, November 18th at the Soho House Library in New York City.

Enjoy wine and hors d’oeuvres followed by a panel discussion with young leaders of the sustainable food movement. Panel participants include Ian Cheney and Curt Ellis, filmmakers of “King Corn”; Anna Lappé, food activist and author of Diet for a Hot Planet; Katherine Leiner, author of Growing Roots; Jen Small and Mike Yezzi of Flying Pigs Farm; Alison Bailey Verycrusse of 18 Rabbits (organic granola and bars); and Josh Viertel, President of Slow Food USA. A book signing will immediately follow the discussion.

Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to engage with pillars of the sustainable food and farming movement! Be sure to check out the Growing Roots website and the book’s Facebook Page as well! RSVP as soon as possible (space is limited) to [email protected].

WHEN: Thursday, November 18, 2010 6:30 PM, wine and food tasting from local farms 7:00 PM, panel discussion begins WHERE: Soho House Library 29-35 9th Avenue (13th & 14th Streets) New York, NY 10014 Open to the public, but limited space available RSVP to: [email protected]
Katherine Leiner’s Growing Roots is available now.


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