Food is a Conversation: Food as Politics


The Archery
470 Alabama Street
San Francisco, CA, 94110


The food we eat is a statement about who we are, the values we hold, and the world in which we want to live. In other words, food is political. The food industry is filled with politics, from labor to issues of equity and access. As such, it can be a lever to create political change in our communities and our country. Join Navina Khanna, director of the HEAL Food Alliance, Chef Reem Assil, and more for a lively and interactive conversation about the role of food as politics. With special guest moderator Brie Gelinas, deputy director, Real Food Real Stories.

About Food is a Conversation

Organized by KitchenTownFuture Food Institute and the Institute for the Future’s Food Futures Lab, this event is part of a series of public discussions about innovation in the food system featuring entrepreneurs, industry experts, policy advocates, and you. Learn something new, contribute to the conversation, and be a part of a growing community interested in the future of food.


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