Food for Thought: An Alternative to Rice

Start: 14 Apr 2018 | 11:00 - 12:00
Category: / Venue: Joglo. Festival Hub @ Taman Kuliner (Google Maps)
Cost: Free

The estimated annual consumption of rice in Indonesia is 33 million tonnes. Said the late Pak Bondan Winarno, “Our dependency on rice has become counterproductive to the health of our people.” Come and hear from a farmer, a food scientist, a geographer and Indonesia’s Fair Trade Auditors as they assess the various alternatives to rice.

Perkiraan konsumsi beras setiap tahunnya di Indonesia adalah 33 juta ton. Almarhum Bondan Winarno pernah berujar, “Ketergantungan kita akan nasi telah berefek buruk kepada kesehatan masyarakat.” Datang dan dengarkan langsung dari seorang petani, ilmuwan kuliner, ahli geografi, dan auditor Fair Trade Indonesia saat mereka membahas variasi alternatif nasi.

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