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“Farmers, Chefs, and Cooks” in Santa Monica

Continuing the 25th anniversary of the Santa Monica Farmers’ Market, you’re invited to attend a discussion of “Farmers, Chefs, and Cooks”:

When: Thursday, August 17, 2006 from 7:00pm-9:00pm
Where: The MLK Auditorium of Santa Monica’s main public library (601 Santa Monica Boulevard, in Santa Monica)
Cost: Free

Participants will discuss how market ingredients are purchased and prepared, from the professional chef to the home cook, and will also consider how the average shopper can take advantage of the best the market has to offer.

Guest speakers will include Suzanne Goin, the owner/chef of Lucques and A.O.C.; Amelia Saltsman, food writer and “Fresh From the Market” host; Molly Gean of Harry’s Berries in Oxnard; and Alex Weiser of Weiser Family Farms in Lucerne. The conversation will be moderated by Evan Kleiman, the owner/chef of Angeli Caffe and the host of KCRW’s Good Food.

Refreshments and farm fresh food prepared by Suzanne will be provided.

For more information, please contact the Santa Monica Public Library directly at 310.458.8600.