In partnership with Barbara-Jo’s Books to Cooks, the UBC Farm is pleased to announce a Saturday afternoon presentation and book signing with award-winning author, Michael Pollan. Vancouver will be Michael’s only Canadian city on his book tour for the paperback version of In Defense of Food.
This unique opportunity to meet Michael takes place at UBC Farm on Saturday, June 6 at 1:00 p.m. At this fundraiser for UBC Farm, Michael will share his manifesto of: “Eat food. Not too much. Mostly Plants.” He will also be available to sign copies of In Defense of Food. This exciting afternoon includes a signed copy of In Defense of Food, guided tours of UBC Farm and live music and entertainment. All are encouraged to bring a picnic lunch and a blanket to sit on.
Tickets to this rain or shine event are $45 (includes GST) and are sold exclusively through Barbara-Jo’s Books to Cooks. The ticket price includes a paperback version of In Defense of Food, and all proceeds from the event will go to support the UBC Farm.
For more information about this and other events, visit Barbara-Jo’s Books to Cooks website at www.bookstocooks.com. Please call 604-688-6755 to purchase tickets.
About Michael Pollan: Michael Pollan has established himself as one of North America’s premier food system commentators. He is a contributing writer to the New York Times Magazine and is a Knight Professor of Journalism at UC Berkeley. His previous book, The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals, was named one of the ten best books of 2006 by the New York Times and the Washington Post. His most recent essay is Farmer in Chief, a letter to the president-elect of the United States.
Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity – a great event in support of a great cause! We’ll see you there.