The Immoveable Feast: A Fruit Lecture
This Thursday learn more about the citrus trees that are so important to Southern California's farmers, its history and its culture. Go pick a few oranges from your backyard tree, if you're lucky, or your fruit bowl and head over to the Santa Monica Main Library for "The Immoveable Feast: Deep Roots and Lofty Dreams," a lecture on the search for the perfect fruit. A panel of experts will discuss how they protect flavor and quality by grafting, as it were, old techniques to innovative practices. On the panel: David Karp (author and pomologist), John Tenerelli (Tenerelli Orchards), Bob Polito (Polito Family Farms) and
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MLK Auditorium seating is limited and available on a first arrival basis. Overflow seating will be available in the 2nd floor Multipurpose room. Doors open at 6:45 pm and lecture begins promptly at 7 pm.
MLK Auditorium: Santa Monica Main Library, 601 Santa Monica Blvd., Santa Monica.