Monday, February 23, 2015

A New England Food Vision for Burlington

Locally Grown Food Builds Community: A New England Food Vision

You are invited to learn about sustainable living, composting, the community garden and a Burlington Farmer’s Market to begin this spring.

Please join The Burlington Area Chamber of Commerce Charitable Foundation and The Burlington Food Pantry on Monday, March 2, 2015 from 6:30PM to 8:30PM in the Hall at the Grand View Farm, 55 Center Street, Burlington.
This event is free!

The formal program begins at 7:00PM with a presentation on ‘A New England Food Vision’ by our Keynote Speaker, Brian Donahue, Ph.D., Associate Professor of American Environmental Studies, Brandeis University. Dr. Donahue will discuss the 50 x 60 Vision – a concept establishing a goal that fifty percent of New England’s food can be grown and distributed locally by the year 2060.

Following his presentation, Dr. Donahue will be joined by panelists speaking on behalf of local CSAs and Farmer’s Markets, including those organizing a Farmer’s Market to begin this spring in Burlington.

For further information, please call the Chamber’s office at 781-273-2523.
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