Los Angeles

Labor Day Eat-in Details

realfoodbadge-225a.pngWe’re delighted with the growing media attention that Slow Food’s Time For Lunch campaign is receiving and want to remind our members and friends–new, old, and prospective!–that there are six Eat-ins scheduled in and around Los Angeles for Labor Day:

++ 11:30am at the Cesar Chavez Arboretum in Elysian Park

835 Academy Road, Los Angeles
Organized by Jennie Cook; RSVPs and information by email to jennie@jenniecooks.com or by phone: 323.982.0052

++ 3:00pm at Reyhan Persian Grill in Culver City 
11800 Jefferson Boulevard, Culver City
Organized by Frieda Hosseini; RSVPs and information by email to reyhanpersiangrill@gmail.com or by phone: 310.390.6800

++ 4:00pm at the Milagro Allegro Community Garden in Highland Park
115 South Avenue 56, Los Angeles
Organized by Emily Ventura; RSVPs and information by email to hpeatin@gmail.com or by phone: 323.442.3198

++ 4:00pm at Fancifull in Hollywood
5617 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles
Organized by Terry August; RSVPs and information by email to admin@fancifull.com or by phone: 323.466.7654

++ 4:00pm at Anderson Park in Redondo Beach
229 Ernest Avenue, Redondo Beach
Organized by Kelly Wolschon; RSVPs and information by email to kwolschon@rbusd.org or by phone: 310.370.9420

++ 5:00pm at the Spiraling Orchard Community ArtPark (downtown)
1246 West Court Street, Los Angeles
Organized by Nancy Zuniga; RSVPs and information by email to acla213@gmail.com or by phone: 213.481.8013

If you would like to attend an eat-in and haven’t already contacted the organizer of an event near you, please do so tonight or tomorrow for more information about what to contribute to the potluck and other site-specific details.

Slow Food’s Time For Lunch platform is available at:

Please sign the petition to support real food in schools: It’s available online at:

The Labor Day Eat-ins won’t be the end of the campaign, so look for further news and announcements throughout September as Congress takes up its review of the Child Nutrition Act. Information will be sent to our members and friends by email, will be available on this website, and also via our Twitter feed (@snailwrangler).