Raj Patel at GlobalFest 2013

globalfestWe are so excited to be co-sponsoring the International Dinner this year for SVC’s GlobalFest, followed by a keynote address by Raj Patel, author of Stuffed and Starved; Markets,  Power and the Hidden Battle for the World’s Food System.

Raj is a great speaker – go see him if you have the opportunity! This event kicks off almost a month of activities throughout Skagit Valley College as part of GlobalFest. Check out the college’s website for more information on activities,  including how to get tickets for Raj Patel!

Listen to Jodie’s interview with Raj Patel on KSVR 91.7fm on Wednesday 1/16 at 5pm, or visit www.speakupspeakoutradio.com and listen to the show in downloadable podcast format at your convenience.

Please help spread this word about this great event: social hour starts at 5pm,  the dinner,  prepared by students from SVC’s culinary program, begins at 5;45, and Raj patel’s keynote address will follow the dinner.

By: Rachael

Rachael joined the Co-op in August 2013. She is our Marketing & Community Outreach Manager. (She also manages the website.) Rachael's Co-op favorites include: grind-your-own almond butter, Tofu Cashew Spread, dried figs, Blue Fortune Farm's Black Garlic (it's like the balsamic vinegar jelly bean you've been missing all your life!), and Tuesday's Sandwich of the Day (Roasted Beet & Chevre).