A Path Forward: Growing Our Local Food Economy for Regional Food Security

Posted on October 3, 2017 // view all Events // News

Did you know that 10-12% of our region’s households are food insecure and don’t have enough healthy food to eat?

Join us and Berkshire Agricultural Ventures for a presentation, book sale & signing, and reception on Saturday, October 7, 2017, 10:00-11:30 am at Dewey Hall (91 Main Street) in Sheffield, MA.

“A Path Forward: Growing Our Local Food Economy for Regional Food Security”
This event benefits Berkshire Agricultural Ventures‘ support of farmers and food entrepreneurs with technical and financial assistance.

Tickets are $15 and can be reserved at berkshireagventures.org.

Andy Fisher is the author of the newly released Big Hunger, The Unholy Alliance Between Corporate America and Anti-Hunger Groups, founder of the National Community Food Security Coalition and Farm to School Network, and Adjunct Professor of Public Health, Portland State University.

Brian Donahue is Associate Professor of American Environmental Studies at Brandeis University and lead author of A New England Food Vision and the soon to be released, Wildlands and Woodlands, Farmlands and Communities: Broadening the Vision for New England.

This event is co-sponsored by Berkshire Botanical Garden, Berkshire Grown, and Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation.


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