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California Humanities remembers Jonathan Gold

“I love going out to eat in the way a theater critic loves theater. I love going to farmers markets. I love sticking my hands in pots,” he said in an interview this year. “And it turns out food is a pretty good prism through which to view humanity.” – Jonathan Gold

California Humanities remembers the life and times of LA-based food critic, Jonathan Gold, who passed away on July 21 at the age of 57.  He was part of California Humanities “On the Road, Pulitzer Prize Campfi

re Initiative” in 2016. 

Pulitzer Prize-winning food critic Jonathan Gold, discussed the future of food in this land and includes both plenty and need author and peach grower Mas Masumoto in this recorded panel at the Los Angeles Festival of Books in 2016.

California is America’s food basket and yet one out of seven people in our state struggle with hunger. Pulitzer Prize-winning food critic Jonathan Gold, renowned chef and food champion Alice Waters, and Sarah Smith from the Institute for the Future will discuss the future of food in this land and includes both plenty and need with author and Central Valley peach grower Mas Masumoto.

The On the Road with California Humanities series in 2016 featured Pulitzer Prize winners in dialogue with notable thinkers and the community, examining contemporary issues to guide California along the path to a vibrant future.

 

 

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