Healthy Foods, Local Farms Conference Harvest Party

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Oct ’11
14
5:30 pm

The Harvest Party is a Slow Food Event which takes place the night before the Healthy Foods, Local Farms Conference. The meal will feature local sustainably grown foods prepared by area chefs. A ticket for this party must be purchased in addition to your conference ticket.

Ticket Price before September 15: $35

Ticket Price after September 15: $45

For tickets click here.

Healthy Foods Local Farms Conference Oct. 15th

Healthy Food Local Farms
Oct ’11
15
9:00 am

This annual conference is for people and organizations who care about where their food comes from….and that their daily repast is ethically and sustainably raised/grown and harvested. The 1 day conference is sponsored by the Sierra Club along with many others and runs from 9 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., Saturday, October 15, 2011. Tickets are $45.00 and scholarships are available. For more information visit http://www.healthyfoodslocalfarmsconference.org.

This year’s keynote speaker is Collin Beavan, author of “No Impact Man.”

Conference – Saturday, October 15, 9 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., $45
Location – Kentucky Country Day School
4100 Springdale Road
Louisville, KY  40241

Harvest Party – Friday, October 14, 5:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m., $35
Location – St. Francis School
11000 W. Highway 42
Goshen, KY  40026
As always, local food will be served.

Breaking New Grounds Down and Dirty

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Oct ’11
15
7:00 pm

Come mix and mingle with other urban aggies and soil enthusiasts and help us raise money for our urban farm where PASSIONATE PEOPLE create GREAT JOBS raising DELICIOUS FOOD, and hardworking worms make rich, loamy DIRT FROM WASTE (that stays out of the landfills).

WHEN: Saturday, October 15th @7pm

WHERE: Kentucky Center for African American Heritage (1701 W. Muhammad Ali Blv. Louisville, KY)

TICKETS: Click here for ticket information.

SPONSORS: Brown Forman, Kentucky Center for African American Heritage, Edible Louisville, Old Town Liqours, BBC, ValuMarket, Rainbow Blossom, Blue Dog Bakery, Heine Brothers, Rooibee Red Tea, Desserts by Helen, Creation Gardens

For more information visit www.breakingnewgrounds.org.

 

Lexington Good Foods Co-op Sampling Saturday – Nov. 5th

Nov ’11
5
11:00 am

Meet Good Foods Co-op’s local producers and sample their unique products during the monthly Sampling Saturday

When: Saturday, November 5 11am-2pm

Where: Good Foods Co-op, Lexington, KY

Fee: FREE

 

GMO Right to Know Rally

Oct ’11
16
11:00 am

GMO Right to Know Rally

Labeling of food made with Genetically Modified Organisms/Genetically-Engineered Products is not currently required. Give the buying public a choice.

Truth in Labeling Education and March

GMO cultivation of soybeans and corn grew to 94% and 88% resp., between 1996 and 2011 in the US. Mother Nature generates abundance through diversity not monoculture.

Sunday, October 16th (World Food Day) 11am-4pm St. Matthews

We will walk between Heine Brothers (Chenoweth) and Rainbow Blossom (Lexington Rd). Park nearby, but not in their parking lots, PLEASE. Some signs will be available outside Heine Brothers or bring your own. Pamphlets and petitions will be at tables outside both locations.