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Wed Sep 23rd Farms-to-Schools Movement in Baltimore with Tony Geraci

BCAN's next public meeting:
'How Baltimore is becoming a Model for the national Farm-to-School Movement'

 
with speaker: Tony Geraci, Director of Food and Nutrition for Baltimore City Public Schools, and Greg Strella, Farm Manager of Great Kids Farm
Wednesday September 23, 2009 6 – 7:30 pm
6:00 meet, greet & eat
6:10 presentation
7:00 discussion, Q & A
7:15 audience participation, updates on sustainability
7:30 adjourn
Restaurateur Tony Geraci is one of the architects of the national Farm-to-School movement, and of a “best practices” example of innovative approaches to nutrition at his former position at New Hampshire public schools. His department is using a 33 acre Catonsville farm for vocational training and organic food production for Baltimore City’s schools. Read the Baltimore City Paper article about Tony, with a link to a YouTube video and an Urbanite article.
Greg Strella has worked with thousands of students and volunteers to develop this thriving educational organic farm.
Optional donations appreiciated to defray costs.
Afterwards we'll continue the conversation at an eatery down the block.
Towson Library Parking: $1.00 with validated ticket in adjacent lot,; you may enter library from the lot on 3rd level. Meeting room is downstairs.
R.S.V.P. appreciated but not mandatory at: mail@baltimoreclimate.org or 410-812-1447. Sponsored by BCAN: Baltimore Climate Action Network, www.baltimoreclimate.org and http://environment.me...

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