Author Jonathan Kauffman

When
Tue May 15
Where
Mechanics' Institute
Time
12:30 PM
Tags
Art
Claim this listing

Description


Hippie Food: How Back-to-the-Landers, Longhairs, and Revolutionaries Changed the Way We Eat (William Morrow)
This enlightening narrative history—an entertaining fusion of Tom Wolfe and Michael Pollan—traces the colorful origins of once unconventional foods and the diverse fringe movements, charismatic gurus, and counterculture elements that brought them to the mainstream and created a distinctly American cuisine.
"An outstanding food and cultural history…In this informative, briskly paced first book…Kauffman is equally thorough in tracing how these early innovators inspired the food co-ops and whole food stores that exist today." -Publishers Weekly

Location

location
  1. Mechanics' Institute 57 Post Street, San Francisco, CA