In a dystopian fictional future, kids hunt the woods to feed their families in The Hunger Games. But in the present, "Do Children Harvest Your Food?" So asks Helene York at The Atlantic, to mark the 13th annual National Farmworker Awareness Week, "a week of action for students and community members to raise awareness about farmworker issues on our campuses and in our communities." Sobering thoughts, I know, to start the week. But there will also be beer, cocktails and inspiring sustainable urban farming in our near future.
Monday, March 26
Three Aces chef Matt Troost cooks for The Dinner Party at the Mayne Stage this month, featuring MCA curator Naomi Beckwith, Sons of Blues musician Billy Branch, and Poetry Slam founder Marc Smith.