2018 Work Days:
Sunday July 27
KICKOFF CELEBRATION! Food For All Tour & Celebrate!
Join us for a presentation and tour with garden organizers and representative(s) from Amherst Survival Center and Not Bread Alone including overview of other successful case studies of this community engagement model of local agriculture. Light snacks will be provided.
Location: Food For All Garden, UMass Agricultural Learning Center, 911 N Pleasant St, Amherst, MA
Wednesday July 30th
5:30-7pm Panel, Potluck @ 7
Panel & Potluck: Perspectives on Food Security in Pioneer Valley Food Systems
This panel of farmers, educators, town staff, organizers, and community members involved and working in our local food system is designed to facilitate critical thinking and conversation around actions to close loops and make our local food system more effective and inclusive. There will be time for audience discussion and participation. Reading materials and resources will be provided. Potluck following panel-bring a dish or beverage (non-alcoholic) to share!
Location: Hitchcock Center
Local Food & Resilience: Preserving the Bounty
This hands-on workshop involves a short presentation on skills for local food system resilience. Followed by a hands-on canning and fermentation workshop where participants go home with their own preserved goods! Handouts and useful resources will be given. Recipe sharing encouraged!
Location: Not Bread Alone Soup Kitchen, 165 Main St, Amherst
STAY TUNED for fall workshops….