Join us for our Cultivating Community Kick-off event, tomorrow night at Salem Church Library, 7pm.
Librarian Wini Ashooh will present a short introduction to Barbara Kingsolver’s Animal, Vegetable, Miracle, the story of her family’s challenge to grow and buy food locally in southwest Virginia. Books will be available for loan.
The program continues with a panel discussion about local farming and food, organic gardening, community gardening and more!
Ellen Snead, co-owner of Snead’s Asparagus Farm
Lawrence Latane -owner of Blenheim Farm – member of Local Harvest Organic Gardens
Elizabeth Borst - Manager of Spotsylvania Farmer’s Market; active in the Fredericksburg Food Initiative, and creator of the Buy Fresh Buy Local guide for Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania and King George
Wendy Stone - Fredericksburg Parks and Recreation- will talk about the Fredericksburg Farmer’s Market and the new Fredericksburg Community Garden Plots.
Kelly Liddington - Richmond County Extension Office
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