Join us to educate your palate and your mind during the 5th annual Cultural Studies Food Matters Week involving tastings and talks on food justice around the world. At the first event in the series, Patricia Cipollitti from the Coalition of Immokalee Workers will give a talk, titled, “Farmworkers and Your Tomatoes” on Monday, October 16th at 6:30 p.m. in room 205 of Falvey Memorial Library. The Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) is a worker-based human rights organization internationally recognized for its achievements in the fields of social responsibility, human trafficking, and gender-based violence at work. Built on a foundation of farmworker community organizing starting in 1993, and reinforced with the creation of a national consumer network since 2000, CIW’s work has steadily grown over more than twenty years to encompass three broad and overlapping spheres: The Fair Food Program, Anti-Slavery Campaign, and Campaign for Fair Food. Join us as we kickoff this interactive week of ACS-approved events! This event, co-sponsored by the Cultural Studies Program and Falvey Memorial Library, is free and open to the public. Delicious food samples will be provided.