Books & Bars: “Saga, Volumes 1 & 2”
Books & Bars: “Saga, Volumes 1 & 2” @ Amsterdam Bar & Hall
Sep 5 @ 5:00 pm
With The Friends of the Saint Paul Public Library, moderator Jeff Kamin brings his unique take on a public book club show to Saint Paul every first Tuesday of the month (with some exceptions). Even if you don’t like the featured book, he “guarantees a good time at our entertaining discussions.” All are welcome to try this moderated reinvention of the book club. No registration required. 5:00 Happy Hour Social | 6:15 Discussion Saga, Volumes 1 & 2 by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples Saga is an epic space opera/fantasy comic book series created by writer Brian K. Vaughan Read the Rest...
2017 Minnesota Book Awards Judge Application Deadline 12:00 am
2017 Minnesota Book Awards Judge... @ The Friends of the Saint Paul Public Library
Sep 8 all-day
The Minnesota Book Awards is committed to having a broad base of experience on judge panels. Judges are selected from across the state to include a diversity of professional experience, educational background, ethnicity, age, and gender. Previous judges are welcome to apply. CLICK HERE for more information about judging the Minnesota Book Awards.
Eating, Reading, & Living Well: “The Future of Food in a Changing Climate”
Eating, Reading, & Living Well: ... @ Rice Street Library
Sep 19 @ 7:00 pm
About the Event Panel Discussion: “The Future of Food in a Changing Climate” By 2050, a projected 9.7 billion people will inhabit the planet. How will we produce enough food to support this population as climate change stresses the environment? This panel will explore the latest research on the worldwide impact of climate change and what it means for agriculture and food access in Minnesota. Panelists will also discuss emerging technologies for food production and will highlight some of the innovative new processes that are already being implemented in Minnesota. Panelists include: –Elizabeth Dunbar, Senior Reporter at MPR News (moderator) Read the Rest...
Eating, Reading, & Living Well: “Just Eat It: A Food Waste Story”
Eating, Reading, & Living Well: ... @ Metropolitan State University Library, Ecolab Room
Sep 25 @ 7:00 pm
About the Event Film Screening & Discussion: “Just Eat It: A Food Waste Story” We all love food. As a society, we devour countless cooking shows, culinary magazines and foodie blogs. So how could we possibly be throwing nearly 50% of it in the trash? Filmmakers and food lovers Jen and Grant dive into the issue of waste from farm, through retail, all the way to the back of their own fridge. After catching a glimpse of the billions of dollars of good food that is tossed each year in North America, they pledge to quit grocery shopping cold turkey Read the Rest...
Eating, Reading, & Living Well: “Local Choices, Global Impact: Understanding Your Role in the Food System”
Eating, Reading, & Living Well: ... @ Merriam Park Library
Sep 27 @ 7:00 pm
About the Event Presentation: “Local Choices, Global Impact: Understanding Your Role in the Food System” Kristine Igo has served as the Assistant, and now Associate Director for the Healthy Foods, Healthy Lives Institute at the University of Minnesota since 2009. Highlights of her involvement with the Institute to-date include: facilitation and drafting of the MN Food Charter; participating in writing the USDA sponsored ESCOP Science Roadmap for Food and Agriculture; convening a multi-disciplinary Foodshed conference; working as a task force member with the Grains for Health Foundation; coordinating the University’s four annual Food Day activities; and developing both undergraduate and Read the Rest...