Wednesday, May 13, 2009

True Cost of Food" Program & Panel Discussion

Here is info. from The Center for Rural Culture...
"On Thursday, May 21st, from 7:00-9:00pm. the Center for Rural Culture and the Friends of the Goochland Library will provide a program to teach people about the value of local, sustainably produced, organic food.
Beginning with the Sierra Club's "True Cost of Food" 15 minute DVD, the program will offer a moderated Panel discussion that will educate people about their food choices.
Panelists include farmers Jo Pendergraph from Manakintowne Specialty Growers, Molly Harris, owner of Edible Garden Restaurant and local food activist, and Cyndi Watkins of Ellwood Thompson's Local Market.
Fresh, local, seasonal foods will be provided courtesy of EllwoodThompson's.
$5.00 coupons will be provided to each attendee. These coupons are redeemable at the Goochland Farmers Market for tokens at the Center for Rural Culture booth. The tokens are worth $1.00 each and can be spent at any vendor booth at the market, just like cash.
Pre-registration is not required. However, as space is limited, please let us know you are coming by emailing: admin@centerforruralculture.orgor call 804-314-9141.
If you have a special physical or communication need that may affect your use of library services, please ask the librarian or call Fran Freimarck, Director at
(804) 365-6211.
Cost: FREE
Location: Goochland Branch Library 3075 River Road West Goochland, VA23063Directions: Take Patterson Avenue (Rt 6) about 30 miles west of Richmond to Goochland Courthouse. The Goochland Library is on the left,just before the light where 6 intersects with 522. Alternatively, take64 West to the Gum Spring Exit. Turn left and go approximately 9 miles South on Rt 522. Turn left at the junction of 522 & 6. The library is on the right.
Lisa Dearden Executive Director Center for Rural Culturewww.centerforruralculture.org804-314-9141"

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