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A Summer Gathering ~ Growing Food, Farms & Community

Date/Time

Jul 19, 2014
09:30 AM

Description

Learn, Have Fun, Become a Food Systems Advocate, Return to Good Food Traditions

Keynote speakers:

Joan Dye Gussow
Professor Emeritus at Columbia University
and long time organic gardener and writer

Richard McCarthy
Executive Director, Slow Food USA

Young Adult and Adult Workshops:

Tara Cook-Littman
GMO Free CT & ConnFact
Food systems advocacy

Taylor Cocalis Suarez
Co-founder Good Food Jobs
For food systems career seekers

Interactive family activities ~ Sheep, Alpacas, Horses and More

  • Winvian's chickens and pigs
  • Baby Goat Petting Zoo Draft Horse driven plow demos by Ed Dorsett
  • Hula Hoop dancing with Judi Jones, Creative Game Parties
  • Children's crafts and nature activities with the Audubon Center at Bent in the River
    Sheepherding dogs and spinning yarn demos by Ellen Black of Dragonfly Farm
  • A bee tent, with demonstration, Q&A throughout the day
  • Morning Mist Alpacas
  • Porcupine and bat workshops by White Memorial Conservation Center, Litchfield
  • Thirteen year old Chef Hunter Zampa will do cooking demos
  • Chefs Joel Viehland and Chris Eddy - Kitchen Garden, Home Garden, edible flowers, taste
  • Paul Trubey, Beltane Farm - program on goat cheese and some baby goats
  • Flanders Nature Center, Woodbury
  • Loretta Stagen Floral Designs - Demonstration of the makings of vegetable centerpieces

Cost

Family 4 pack: $35; 12 yrs – adult: $12; 6-11 yrs: $5; 5 yrs & under: free

Location

View map Winvian
155 Alain White Road
Morris, CT

Additional Information

Sponsor

CT NOFA

Phone

(203) 308-2584

Contact name

Stephanie Berluti

Contact email

stephanie@ctnofa.com

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