Cal Humanities

"Part of resilience is finding joy, finding beauty, finding love."

— George Takei, Actor, Author, Director, Activist

"Part of resilience is finding joy, finding beauty, finding love."

— George Takei, Actor, Author, Director, Activist

Jonathan Gold Discussing Food Futures with California Humanities at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

Pulitzer Prize-winning food critic Jonathan Gold, discusses the future of food in this land and includes both plenty and need author and peach grower Mas Masumoto.

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.