We hope you all have had a wonderful week and are ready to start your weekend! Community Garden Connections has had an eventful week and we want to share with you some awesome things that have been going on in our community!
Westmoreland Garden Update:
This past Tuesday was a great harvest day for Community Garden Connections. In total, we harvested just over 146 pounds of food that we donated to the Keene Community Kitchen. The harvest consisted of broccoli, lettuce, onions, zucchini, squash, cucumbers, kale, and chard! We always feel overly rewarded when we know that the food we donate is going to families in need. Community Garden Connections couldn’t be more grateful for the staff and volunteers that help out with The Westmoreland Garden Project!
Wednesday, July 15, 2015 was the Monadnock Farm and Community Coalition’s (MFCC) Urban Farming event held at the Keene Recreation…
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March 1 @ 10:30 am – 6:30 pm
TEDxManhattan: “Changing the Way We Eat”
Viewing Party in Keene
A Sustainable Food Movement Event
Saturday, March 1, 2014 – 10:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
At Antioch University New England in Keene, NH
COST: FREE! Lunch & Snacks Provided – PLEASE RSVP
Join us for a live webcast of the sold-out TEDxManhattan: Changing the Way We Eat Event held in New York City. Food and farming leaders from around the nation will share their insights and expertise on sustainable food movement issues, impacts and innovations.
TEDxManhattan speakers include:
– Tom Colicchio: Chef/Owner, Craft Restaurants; Head Judge, “Top Chef” – Tom appeared in A Place at the Table, Participant Media’s documentary about food insecurity in America.
– Nikki Henderson: Executive Director, The People’s Grocery – Nikki runs a non-profit organization working to improve the health and economy of the West Oakland community.
– Michael Rozyne: Executive Director, Red Tomato – Michael directs a non-profit produce ‘food hub’ based in Plainville, MA.
– David Binkle: Director of Food Services, Los Angeles Unified School District – David oversees a program that provides over 650,000 meals daily by a team of 4,000 employees.
A full list of speakers is available at: http://tedxmanhattan.org/speakers/.
About TEDxManhattan “Changing the Way We Eat”
This annual event is sponsored by Change Food. TEDx events are licensed through TED but are independently organized events: http://tedxmanhattan.org/about/.
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