West Roxbury Reads . . . In Defense of Food

Featuring themes from Michael Pollan’s book throughout April and early May

Sponsored by the Friends of the West Roxbury Branch Library

This is a partial listing of events, all of which are free and take place at the West Roxbury Branch Library unless otherwise indicated:

April 4: Preparing a Vegetable Garden in a Small Space, talk by landscape designer Sharon Slocum; 1 pm

April 4: Free Wine and Beer Tasting, locally produced beverages; 4–6 pm, Blanchard’s (418 LaGrange Street)

April 9: Allandale Farm manager John Lee speaks about the oldest farm in Boston; 7 m

April 13: Four Local Chefs Discuss Using Locally Grown Foods, panel discussion; 7–8 pm

April 20: Prix-Fixe Menu of Locally Grown Food, includes demonstration; 7 pm, West on Centre (1732 Centre St.)

April 27: Prix-Fixe Menu of Locally Grown Food, includes demonstration; 7 pm, Phuket (1857 Centre Street)

April 30: Roche Bros. Management on Changes Due to Sustainable Food Movement; 7 pm

May 4: Prix-Fixe Menu of Locally Grow Food, includes demonstration; 7 pm, Masona Grill (4 Corey Street)

May 9: Container Planting and Urban Food Growing Workshop, led by the Garden City Growers; 1 pm

May 11: Prix-Fixe Menu of Locally Grown Food, includes demonstration; 7 pm, Himalayan Bistro (1735 Centre)

May 12: Michael Pollan Talks about In Defense of Food, lecture and book signing; 7:30 pm

Visit friendswrlibrary.org for a complete list of events and additional details

WRSE book bag

Be sure to pick up your complimentary “book bag” from WRSE at select West Roxbury Reads events! WRSE reminds you to carry reusable bags or keep them in your car so you can avoid taking new bags when you make purchases.