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Across Our Kitchen Tables

Reseda Recreation Center, Council District 3

This afternoon-long event centered in the San Fernando Valley features a pop-up marketplace, a traditional arts workshop, cooking demos, family activities, as well as a dance performance—inviting viewers to eat, exchange ideas, and reflect on local and global histories.

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Bed & Breakfast

Roger Jessup Park, Pacoima, Council District 7

Workshop participants learn how to fabricate and cook with solar cookers. Also featured is an instructional publication, with plans and recipes for a variety of DIY methods, as well as B&B artist contributions, to illustrate the energy-efficient (and fun!) process of cooking with the sun.

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Center for the Arts Eagle Rock

Exposition Park Rose Garden, Council District 9

Taking place throughout the Rose Garden, this one-day, all-ages event will bring together members of Los Angeles’ artist and culinary communities to engage participants in a breadth of hands-on activities—involving food, art, and poetry—that relate to the city’s rich and diverse food cultures.

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Lucia Fabio

Orcutt Ranch Horticultural Center, West Hills, Council District 12

Learn about birth, life, and death in the plant life cycle and how it connects to our own; with Hey Baby Feminist Parenting Group, Seed Library of Los Angeles, Ford House Kitchen Garden, Food Forward, LA Compost, and Tembi Locke.

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The Golden Dome

Pershing Square, Downtown LA, Council District 14

The Golden Dome and its collaborators will bring people together to explore food and prismatic color at two gatherings that involve shared meals, tea ceremonies, performance, and sound. This project will address the deeper personal, social, spiritual, and political ways we can experience food and drink.

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Human Resources LA

Venice Beach Recreation Center, Council District 11

A diverse group of artists will contribute ‘recipe’ versions of new and existing artworks to create an artist’s ‘cookbook.’ During two events, these recipes will be performed using the four handball courts at Venice Beach Recreation Center as stages. Members of the public are invited to participate.

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LA Commons

Ted Watkins Memorial Park, Watts, Council District 15

LA Commons is collaborating with Ted Watkins Memorial Park for their annual parent appreciation celebration. Join for an afternoon of barbecuing and picnicking, story-sharing, and games and art designed by local youth.

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Los Angeles Food Policy Council

LA State Historic Park, Chinatown, Council District 1

Three fireside chats embrace the layered history of food and cultural transformation across a range of epochs, including the park’s history as a Tongva village, the development of agriculture and industry, and decolonizing the future of LA food.

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Leyna Lightman

Pan Pacific Park, Fairfax District, Council District 4

Working with an adobe bread oven constructed for and in Pan Pacific Park, Lightman will collaborate with women from different regions of the world to prepare, bake, and share bread over conversations that explore the history and heritage of this fundamental food.

Babsi Loisch

Palms Park, West LA, Council District 5

Join us for a series of events that explore the ways we talk about and engage in the often-private act of feeding infants and toddlers. This project will build community and conversation around lactation, first foods, labor, caretaking, and family-making.

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Los Angeles Eats Itself

Barnsdall Park, East Hollywood, Council District 13

Join LA Eats Itself (LAEI) for a fictional take on “the Big One” by raiding the pantry of a “prepper”; an end-of-the-world survivalist who constantly prepares for potential disaster. This experimental prepper pantry contains survivalist-based foods to feast on—ranging from fermenting dishes, foraged meals, and survivalist food provisions.

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SEE-LA (Sustainable Economic Enterprises of Los Angeles)

Martin Luther King Jr. Park, South LA, Council District 8

Join SEE-LA (Sustainable Economic Enterprises of Los Angeles), an organization that operates farmer’s markets throughout the region, for an all-day gathering in the park that will connect community members to local growers over a series of talks and workshops.

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SÜPRSEED

Leimert Plaza Park, Council District 10

A vegan experience. SÜPRFEST brings a taste of delicious health to the Village, featuring meals from some of the best vegan vendors in the city. Eats and experiences combine to make wellness accessible, so stop by for an incredibly enjoyable afternoon!

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Christopher Reynolds

Valley Plaza Recreation Center, North Hollywood, Council District 2

Drawing on manipulative food marketing and consumption from a personal and communal perspective, Christopher Reynolds presents a site-specific installation in and around the pool at Valley Plaza. Sounds, scents, and performances complete the Baker-Miller, pink-hued experience.

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Women’s Center for Creative Work

Delano Recreation Center, Van Nuys, Council District 6

A screening of "Going Bananas" by Gloria Galvez—an animated film on the problematic history and contemporary condition of bananas sold to Western countries—accompanied by a meal of snack-sized banana foods and a discussion of the film. Viewers will be invited to contribute to Galvez's online archiving art and activism project.