NOW food production expert Wayne Roberts launches his new book at Toronto Sprouts on September 18.
HARVESTING GLOBAL TRUTHS
NOW enviro sage Wayne Roberts serves up tasty revelations about the food biz weekly in our pages, but now he's gone bookish in his No-Nonsense Guide To World Food, published by Between the Lines. Head out to the launch today (Thursday, September 18), 7 pm, with offerings by Ralph Benmergui and others. Toronto Sprouts, 720 Bathurst. Free. 416-535-9914.
MOVING BEYOND DRIVING
Step into your walking shoes, hop the Red Rocket or gear up your bike: World Car-Free Day descends on city streets Sunday (September 21). The parade kicks off at 4 pm at Queen and Strachan; the Bells On Bloor bike ride wheels out from Bloor and Spadina, also at 4 pm; and parking meter parties line Queen from Bathurst to Dufferin all the live-long day. Free. streetsareforpeople.org.
ALL TOGETHER NOW
Been wishing you were standing in front of the Chinese Consulate for a multi-purpose protest of all China's misdeeds? Here's your chance. Activists pushing justice for Tibet, a free Burma and human rights within the country itself team up for a joint vigil Wednesday (September 24), noon-1 pm. 240 St. George. Free. email@example.com.