10.21.2011 Farm to Fork Tomorrow in Altadena
Farm to Fork — The LA Community Garden Council is organizing its fifth annual Gathering of Community Gardens, a free educational and networking conference that connects gardening activists across Los Angeles County with local resources, inspiration and food growing fun!
An all star line-up will present on such topics as:
- LA Bread Bakers and the Cottage Food Law (Mark Stambler)
- The Community Food Village; building a demand for local high-quality, local produce through community and youth engagement (Neelam Sharma/Community Services Unlimited)
- Mushrooms in the Garden Why? (Florence Nishida)
- Ensuring An Organic Future, Preserving An Organic Past (David King)
- The Guru of Doo-Doo Shares his Creative Process of Composting (Tim Dundon)
- Implementing Farm to Plate (Charles Lee and Teague Weybright)
- LA Sprouts: A gardening, Nutrition and Cooking Intervention for Latino Youth (Nicole Gatto)
- Seed Saving: How, why, and what it means for LA gardeners (Megan Bomba)
…and the panel Discussion:
Building Urban Agriculture in Los Angeles (Glen Dake, Edna Bonacich,and D’Artagnan Scorza)
The event is free, however donations are appreciated.Lunch will be provided, first come, first-served. This is a low-waste event. Please bring plates, cups and eating utensils.
All are welcome. Please share this invitation and bring your friends, family, gardening enthusiasts and the like!
Please note: The venue is located on the corner of Lincoln and West Palm (community garden) and on Lincoln and Loma Alta (community center)
Where: Loma Alta Park / Altadena Community Garden
3330 North Lincoln Avenue
When: Saturday, October 22, 2011
Time: 8:00am - 4:00pm (See Program Brochure)