Climate Bites - The Last Supper of Everyday Foods

Climate Bites - The Last Supper of Everyday Foods

The "last supper" event held in Minneapolis by former White House chef Sam Kass uses familiar foods to highlight the impact of climate change on agriculture and food availability. Unlike the film "The Menu," this dinner did not feature rare or endangered ingredients, but rather common items like salmon, oysters, and wine that are at risk due to warming climates and volatile weather. The event aims to educate diners about the reality of climate change, the risks to daily food consumption, and the need for adaptation in food systems. Attendees are encouraged to spread the message to friends and policymakers, emphasizing the urgency of the climate crisis. Chef Marque Collins crafted a menu that not only reflects threatened foods but also demonstrates sustainable practices, such as using salmon skin and farm-raised fish.

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