From the Ground Up
Saturday, February 25, 2017 (All day)
On Saturday February 25, the Manchester Community Library, in partnership with the Northeast Organic Farming Association of Vermont, Northshire Grows, and Someday Farm, will present “From the Ground Up,” a biennial program focused on farm, food and community.
Speakers include Jake Claro, Farm to Plate Network Program Manager; Philip Ackerman-Leist, Professor of Sustainable Agriculture at Green Mountain College; Dale Coppin, President of Grateful Hearts; Jesse Pyles, Executive Director of Smokey House Center; Liz Ruffa of Northshire Grows; Scout Proft and Maria Reade of Someday Farm. Participants will have a chance to discuss actionable steps stemming from the presentations. Earth Sky Time will cater a lunch of locally grown foods; $5 donation encouraged to defray the cost. The program will run from 10 am - 3 pm, and advance registration is required. To learn more and register for the event, head to the Manchester Community Library website, www.mclvt.org.