Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Our pre-season kickoff event

Thursday, September 17
 Seattle Public Library, Central Branch
1000 Fourth Avenue, Seattle, 98104

Please join us for a Pre-Season programming event, featuring some of our local SCBWI-WWA writers and illustrators, who are joining together for kids as readers, and kids as eaters. It's going to blow the roof off of the Central Library! Don't miss this special occasion, brought to you by your peeps at SCBWI-WWA, Readers to Eaters, and the Seattle Public Library.

Art by Dana Arnim.

The evening kicks off at 6 p.m. in the SirsiDynix Gallery with exhibits and demonstrations from local food organizations. The main presentation begins at 7 p.m. in the Microsoft Auditorium, with opening remarks from Trudi Inslee, First Lady of the State of Washington.
The First Lady is followed by a panel discussion featuring:
Tarik Abdullah, Chef and educator, DJ and a Cook Pop Up Series
Bridget Charters, Director, Hot Stove Society, Tom Douglas Restaurants
Rebekah Denn, freelance food writer for the Seattle Times
Edouardo Jordan, Chef/Owner, Salare Restaurant
Kate Lebo, author, Pie School: Lessons in Fruit, Flour and Butter
Philip Lee, Publisher, Readers to Eaters

Authors we know whose books will be featured are:

Lois Brandt, Maddi's Fridge
Kelly Jones, Unusual Chickens for the Exceptional Poultry Farmer
Sara Nickerson, Secrets of Blueberries, Brothers, Moose & Me
Katherine Pryor, Zora’s Zucchini 
  Books will be available to purchase from Secret Garden Books.

Exhibitors (6 to 7 p.m., SirsiDynix Gallery, Level 1):
Cascade Harvest Coalition
King County EcoConsumer
PCC Healthy Kids
Pike Place Market Food Access Project
Pure Food Kids Foundation
Readers To Eaters
Seattle School Nutrition Services
Slow Food Seattle
Tom Douglas Restaurants
Washington Library Association
Washington Library Media Association
Washington State Farmers Market Association
Washington Sustainable Food & Farming Network


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