All of us love food and most of us have favorite foods. Well, here’s a shocker: some of our favorites like bread, chocolate, coffee and wine are under threat. Due to changes in agriculture and a loss of agricultural biodiversity the food chain is at risk. Think about this: 95 percent of the world’s calories come from only 30 species. We take a closer look at the problem and at some possible solutions.
Peter Reinhart - Chef on Assignment for Johnson & Wales University in Charlotte and author of several books about food including his most recent, Bread Revolution: World-Class Baking with Sprouted & Whole Grains, Heirloom Flours & Fresh Technique.
Simran Sethi - author of Bread, Wine and Chocolate: The Slow Loss of Foods we Love
Simran Sethi will have a reading and book signing of her book Bread, Wine and Chocolate at Park Road Books Wednesday, Dec. 6 at 7pm. Details here.