Monday, March 3, 2014

LOCAL FOOD CONFERENCE

North/central Jersey folks, 

I just heard about a exciting local food conference taking place this Sunday. It sounds terrific, and I plan to be there! See below for information. 

(Please note: I've been advised that parking may be difficult, so carpool if you can.) 

Hope to see you there!

In good health, 

Lisa



Discover Food: 
Explore, Experience, Engage 
Sunday, March 9 from 1 – 4 pm; 4 – 4:30 workshops 
Duke Farms, 80 Route 206, Hillsborough, NJ 
Welcome from Michael Catania, Executive Director of Duke Farms 
— Keynote Speakers — 
Jim Weaver of Tre Piani Restaurant on Slow Food Movement and 
Melina Macall, Food Activist 
from our keynote speakers local foods 
now to change what you eat and where you get it. 
Learn about how you can be proactive about food. Learn about Slow Food and why fresh and local is important 
Experience foods from: Lima Farms, Agricola Restaurant, Shibumi Farms, Fulper Farms, Tre Piani Restaurant, Beechtree Farm, VonThun’s Country Farm Market, Mallery’s Grazin’ Meats, Exo Energy Bars, Brick Farm Market, Rawfully Tempting, Dogwood Farms, Foodergies & Food Family Health, Norz Hill Farm & Market, Basil Bandwagon, and Applegate Farms 
Engage and learn from Food & Water Watch, Hunters Helping the Hungry, NJ Farm to School, Hillsborough CAN, NJ Farmers Against Hunger, Learning Through Gardening, Weis Supermarket, Girl Scout Troop 60637 
Empower yourself to be more in control of your food sources 

Sponsored by BoroGreen, Duke Farms, Sustainable Montgomery, and Sustainable Jersey 
Registration $10 http://www.eventbrite.com/e/discover-food-tickets-10444412519 
Maximum capacity of the Coach Barn is up to 100 participants. Tickets are limited. 

Non-perishable, healthy food donations for the local food banks are welcome! 

2 comments:

Fbid Staff said...

I can't believe I'm saying this but I love the slow food movement. and yet...I'm so busy I'm just eating fast! This sounds like a wonderful event and great inspiration to get healthy for spring. Love your local farmer!

Chews Your Food! said...

I think we all have those times! I'm looking forward to being inspired…and to SPRING! I'll be taking a workshops on amaranth and how to read nutritional labels and grow better tomatoes. Looking forward to sharing what I learn! Thanks for commenting!

Lisa