Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Integrating Local Food into Community Events Workshop

You’re invited to attend a workshop about Integrating Local Food into Community Events.  Learn how to bring local farmers, citizens and small business owners together with a food festival in your community.  The workshop will take place on Friday, August 28th, 2015 from 8:30 am to 1:00 pm at The Art House, 531 Court Street Fulton, MO.  Speakers include:

8:30 - 8:45: Coffee, Tea, and Pastries

8:45 - 9:15: Autumn on the Bricks, Brian Mahieu and Jerrie Bell with Autumn On the Bricks, Fulton

9:15 - 9:45: Morels and Microbrews, Garry Vaught with Morels and Microbrews Festival, Fulton

9:45 - 10:15 Introductions

10:15 - 10:30: Break

10:30 - 11:00: Specialty Crops Program, Steve Johnson

11:00 - 11:30: Taste of Osage County, Arlen and Kay Schwinke with Taste of Osage County, Linn

11:30 - 11:50: Local Food from the Ground Up, Laura Carter

11:55 - 12:15: Why Local?, Nancy Holloway

12:15 - 1:00: Lunch, catered by Garry Vaught - Beks

Registration is $10 and includes locally sourced breakfast and lunch catered by Beks Restaurant, Fulton.  To register please call Steve at 573-256-2602 or njh5y3@mail.missouri.edu

Sponsored by: Missouri River Communities Network; Missouri River Bluffs Association; The Art House; Missouri Farmers Market Association; and the Missouri Department of Agriculture

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