Sunday, March 14, 2010

Sustainability Fair 2010

Sustainability Fair 2010

Tuesday, March 16, 2010
9 AM - 1 PM, North Shore Community College, Lynn Campus Gym
Our choices of local food and agricultural practices can impact the planet as much as driving our cars! This year we propose to focus on and promote local and organic growers, food production, sustainable gardening practices, nutrition etc. Everyone is invited, including staff, faculty, students and the public!

Speakers include:
The Food Project: Youth Program & Urban Gardening, Heifer International:Sustainable Agriculture Globally, 
Farmers' Market of Marblehead: The Inside Story, 
Zumi’s Umesh Bhuju/Gordon College: Fair Trade Movement
, First Light Farm: Sustainable Agriculture Locally
Some of the tables and exhibits include:
Northeast Harvest, Valley View Farm (Goat cheese making), 
Community Gardening, 
Local restaurants using local foods, 
Container Gardening
Rain Barrels
, Alfalfa Farm Wines, 
, Lynn Time Bank, 
Carbon Footprint of meals, 
The Natural Step, 
Ford School Organic Gardens, 
Mass. Department of Agriculture
, NSCC Horticulture Department, 
NSCC Culinary Arts Department, 
NSCC Green Curriculum
, NSCC Green Jobs Training Information
“Food for Thought:  Strawberries in December”

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