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Farm to Campus Workshop: Bringing local food to your college campus

by Evans,Cortney last modified Dec 22, 2011 11:57 AM
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This is a workshop for all those interested in bringing local food to their campuses and institutions of higher education. The agenda will include panel discussions of national and Kentucky-based speakers with experience in the field, including Mark Bomford, director of the Yale Sustainable Food Project.

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  • Workshop
When Jan 20, 2012
from 09:00 am to 03:00 pm
Where Floyd Theater on Belknap Campus
Contact Name
Contact Phone (502) 852-5155
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WHO: College and university administrators and sustainability coordinators, food service vendors, food service operators, wellness coordinators, and interested faculty, staff, and students.

WHAT: A workshop for all those interested in bringing local food to their campuses and institutions of higher education. The agenda will include panel discussions of national and Kentucky-based speakers with experience in the field, including Mark Bomford, director of the Yale Sustainable Food Project.

WHEN: Friday, January 20, 2012 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

WHERE: University of Louisville’s Belknap Campus, Floyd Theater in the Student Activities Center.  The workshop includes a free lunch at the Red Barn.

WHY: Colleges and universities that connect food services with local agriculture demonstrate a commitment to sustainability that is attractive to prospective and current students in addition to staff, faculty and alumni. Food services buying local food contribute to the economic stability of their region and their neighbors.

Admission to the event is free, but attendees must register online

by Wednesday January 11, 2012 at http://farmtocampus.eventbrite.com

or by calling Leellen Starrett at (502) 852-5155.

 

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