Food has become ground-zero in efforts to increase awareness of how our choices impact the world. Yet, while we have begun to change our communities and dinner plates, the most authoritative strand of the food web has received little attention: the grocery store. Through penetrating analysis and inspiring stories and examples of American and Canadian food co-ops, Jon Steinman’s book Grocery Story makes a compelling case for the transformation of the grocery store aisles as the emerging frontier in the local and good food movements.
Jon Steinman is the producer and host of the internationally syndicated radio show and podcast Deconstructing Dinner (2006-2010) and of Deconstructing Dinner: Reconstructing our Food System – a television and web series currently streaming online. Jon was an elected director from 2006-2016 of the Kootenay Co-op – Canada’s largest independent retail consumer food co-op, serving as Board President from 2014-2016. He lives in Nelson, British Columbia.. See www.deconstructingdinner.
On Sunday, October 27th, at 3 pm at 99 Trees in Bay City, John will give a brief presentation and answer your co-op grocery store questions. Light refreshments will be available.
Please come, and bring a friend!