The Galloping Gourmet: Graham Kerr, Celebrity Chef

The Galloping Gourmet: Graham Kerr, Celebrity Chef

Date/Time
22 Oct 2017
7:30 pm - 9:15 pm

Location
ArtSpring

From the classic European food traditions to today’s focus on fresh local produce, Graham Kerr has spent nearly seven decades working with food. Long before the days of the Food Network, Kerr leapt into the 1970s with his exuberant cooking show The Galloping Gourmet.

Now an expert in nutrition, healthy eating and the locavore movement, Graham Kerr joins the Salt Spring Forum for a wide-ranging conversation about all things food-related.

Kerr is an internationally renowned television personality and award-winning author. With his late wife, the poet Treena Kerr, he wrote 30 books (selling 14 million copies) and worked on 1,800 television shows. In 1995, he appeared in the PBS series Cooking in Concert with Julia Child.

Kerr’s current focus is helping people make healthy and creative lifestyle changes and increase their consumption of fresh local produce and seafood. He is also a passionate advocate for the individual’s role in climate change mitigation.

This event is a fundraiser for The Root, which is the SSI Farmland Trust’s innovative farm centre project. The Root will function as a storage, processing, and distribution facility for local farm produce – and will increase local food production. Books will be available at the event by donation. All book proceeds go to the Root.

Tickets are available at ArtSpring – 250.537.2102 or online – or Salt Spring Books. $15 – 2017/18 Members; $20 General Public. Students and low-income residents contact saltspringforum@gmail.com.

*The Forum’s fall series is proudly presented by Country Grocer.