Tuesday, September 06, 2011

Eat Drink Read Write Festival: Foodies Book Club

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Barry Estabrook, award-winning jouralist and author of Tomatoland: How Modern Industrial Agriculture Destroyed Our Most Alluring Fruit, opens Birmingham Public Library's Eat Drink Read Write Festival by leading a discussion about tomatoes. James Beard Award winner and Alabama native, chef Frank Stitt, will discuss tomato varieties and offer samples of tomato-based dishes. This event promises to launch the festival with thought-provoking conversation and appetizing fare.

Foodies Book Club
Central Library
Tuesday, September 13, 2011
6:00 p.m.

The Birmingham Public Library (BPL) is planning to feed the mind, body, and soul during its upcoming Eat Drink Read Write Festival planned for September 13-17, 2011. BPL and event partners Desert Island Supply Company (DISCO), Foodies Book Club, and Slow Food Birmingham will present a series of FREE programs bringing food, culinary arts, and literature to the table in a stimulating format. The goal of the Eat Drink Read Write Festival is to raise awareness of food-related issues in our community by exploring these concerns from a variety of perspectives.

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