People, Food, & Climate: Thinking holistically about what we eat

Wed 9/28 • 7PM - 8:30PM PDT

California NanoSystems Institute 570 Westwood Plaza #building 114 Los Angeles, CA 90095

How can our individual food choices support the climate crisis together with human and planetary health?

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Beyond carbon emissions, how can soil science, regenerative agriculture, the built environment, and the policies that connect food cultures and communities, work holistically to make climate-conscious, transformative practices accessible in our own communities and ecosystems?

Join us for a discussion at the intersection of science, agriculture, policy, architecture, and the restaurant industry with:

Aaron Blaisdell, PhD (he/him), Professor of Psychology, UCLA (Moderator)

Paula Daniels, JD (she/her), Co-Founder and CEO, Center for Good Food Purchasing

Paige L. Stanley, PhD (she/her), Postdoctoral Researcher at Cotrufo Soil Innovation Lab, Department of Soil and Crop Sciences at Colorado State University

Christian Stayner, M.Arch (he/him), Founder and Managing Principal, Stayner Architects & co-founder of Bacetti

Jorge Gaviria, Co-founder of Masienda and author of MASA

This event is FREE to the general public but seating is limited. Please register through Eventbrite by 11:59pm on Monday, September 26, 2022.If you have any questions, please email

Science&Food at UCLA is organizing this event as part of the 2022 LA Times Food Bowl in partnership with EatWell Pod and Semel Healthy Campus Initiative (HCI) Center, with support from UCLA Rothman Family Institute for Food Studies, UCLA Food Studies Minor, Resnick Center for Food Law and Policy at UCLA Law, Innovation at the Nexus of Food, Energy and Water Systems (INFEWS), California Nanosystems Institute, and UCLA Integrative Biology and Physiology (IBP).

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