This idea hatched when Peggy Johansen and Lisa Lyons were hiking one morning, then spread to a conversation with Maria Grimaldi, NOFA-NY Regional Rep . . . and like
all organic things it spread into planning a locavore event!
LOCAVORE POTLUCK AND DISCUSSION
The Town That Food Saved: How One Community Found Vitality in Local Food
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Morgan Outdoors, 46 Main Street, Livingston Manor, NY 12758
First in a two-part series discussing “The Town That Food Saved: How One Community Found Vitality in Local Food” by Ben Hewitt (Rodale Press, 2009)
The September 19th gathering will celebrate local food, introduce the book which follows an inquisitive peek behind the curtain of a town dubbed “the Silicon Valley of local food”, Hartwick VT. (population 3,200)
A second gathering in October will discuss the book in more detail and explore ways a local food system might work to enrich the economy.
Bring a food dish made with local ingredients to share.
Copies of the book will be available for purchase. NOFA-NY members will receive a 10% discount.
For more information contact: Lisa Lyons firstname.lastname@example.org