Local Food Buyers’ Exchange ⋅ Thursday, November 6, 8:00am – 6:00pm at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare in Chicago, IL
What to Expect:
- Best practices that can help your business thrive
- Cutting-edge information from the local food landscape
- Networking with other local food professionals
- Discussions about how public policy can support local food business
- Enhanced professional credibility and effectiveness
- Plus, an inspirational keynote from celebrity chef and local food champion, Rick Bayless
Farmers Take the Stove ⋅ Tuesday, December 2, 5:30pm-7:30pm at Peace Church in Duluth, MN
Are you hungry for sustainability? This much-anticipated event is a fundraiser for the LSSFA, with a splendid dinner grown, prepared, and served by farmers and LSSFA members. Also featured is a unique “sustainable silent auction” with farm experiences, local goods, and mouth-watering desserts up for bid. Tickets available at the door or online by clicking here are $12 for adults, $5 for kids 6-12, and free for kids ages 5 and under. To donate a menu item or to volunteer in the kitchen, contact Joel Rosen at 218-389-3306 or at firstname.lastname@example.org. To donate an item for the silent auction, contact Abby DeVita at email@example.com.
Farm Dreams is a four-hour workshop offered by the Land Stewardship Project designed to help people clarify what motivates them to farm, get their vision on paper, inventory their strengths and training needs and get perspective from an experienced farmer.
Urban Farm Tour ⋅ Saturday, July 26, 10:00am – 2:00pm
From Lakeside to Spirit Mountain, enjoy the day visiting Duluth area urban gardens and farms! Held in conjunction with the Duluth Community Garden Program, this event is a great opportunity for all ages to explore food being raised in our city by your own neighbors. Meet your local farmers and learn about their innovative farming techniques in an urban setting. Choose to visit one or all of our participating farms–see the map below!
Farmers Take the Stage ⋅ Friday, March 21, 7:00pm – 9:00pm at Clyde Iron Works
Please join us at Clyde Iron Works on Friday, March 21st from 7:00-9:30 p.m. for a fun-filled night of musical and variety talent presented by members and supporters of the LS-SFA. A suggested donation of $10 goes directly to the work of the LS-SFA. This year, the event will be held in conjunction with the CSA Guild’s Local CSA Farm Open House on March 21st from 5:00-8:00 p.m. for free at the same venue. Here, you can meet local CSA farmers and sign up to share in the 2014 harvest. There will be kids’ activities, hors d’oeuvres, and a raffle for local prizes. For more information, visit www.csaguild.com and find the CSA Guild on Facebook.