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Jonathan Franzen reading at the Homeless Garden Project

  • Natural Bridges Farm Shaffer Road Santa Cruz, CA United States (map)
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Join the HGP on their organic farm for a gourmet, 4-course dinner prepared by exceptional, local chefs featuring fresh food grown on the farm. Enjoy a farm tour, drinks - including special wine pairings - live music and engaging talks by speakers focusing on sustainability.Keynote Speaker: Jonathan Franzen
Time magazine has called Jonathan Franzen the "Great American Novelist" and NY Times referred to his "crackling genius." He is the author of Purity, The Corrections (winner of the National Book Award for Fiction), Freedom, among other novels, and five works of nonfiction and translation, including Farther Away and The Kraus Project. He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the German Akademie der Kunste, and the French Ordre des Arts et des Lettres. We're thrilled to welcome him as keynote speaker.Chefs for this Supper include Matthew Beaudin from the Monterey Bay Aquarium, Tom McNary from Soif, Sarah LaCasse from Earthbound Farms and Yulanda Santos of Aubergine.
Tickets, menu and more info here.

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Earlier Event: May 15
Summer Issue Launch
Later Event: August 29
Fall Issue Launch