"Green 14" Building a Local Food System in the Slippery Rock Area"Type of Event: SPECIAL EVENTS
Date: March 26, 2014
Location: Slippery Rock Township Building - 155 Branchton Road, Slippery Rock, PA
Sustainable Slippery Rock and Northwest Pennsylvania Growers Cooperative are cosponsoring this free, public, networking event to bring together people who want to learn how to grow, where to buy and eat fresh, delicious, local foods, while supporting a strong, regional economy. Growers, consumers, community leaders and residents, food-related organizations, business people, teachers, students and others who have an interest are invited to attend.
The agenda will include time (at the beginning) for informal networking, sampling local foods and viewing displays; brief, introductory presentations by a panel representing various facets of local food production, distribution and consumption; facilitated discussion designed to gather information and gain perspective from attendees related to the goals of the event; and a conclusion that will summarize discussions and proposals for the future.