Alice Waters Lecture
"Teaching Slow Food Values in a Fast Food Culture"
Alice Waters, the world-renowned chef, author and food activist, visits the IU Bloomington campus to inaugurate IU's Food Project, a part of the IU Bloomington College of Arts and Sciences' Food Institute and present a talk entitled "Teaching Slow Food Values in a Fast Food Culture"
Waters' legendary Chez Panisse restaurant, which opened in Berkeley, California, in 1972, kick-started a national movement to grow and serve fresh, local food. She is also the founder of the Edible Schoolyard Project, established in 1995 to teach children to grow and cook food, and vice president of Slow Food International since 2002. The author of 15 books, Waters is the recipient of numerous honors, most recently the 2014 National Humanities Medal.