Wednesday, October 23, 2013

A Celebration of Local Food and a Vision for Santa Fe's Food Future

In honor of Food Day, the Santa Fe Food Policy Council, Cooking with Kids, the Santa Fe Farmers’ Market Institute, and Farm to Table are co-hosting a free event: ‘Planning for Santa Fe’s Food Future’. This evening will be a celebration of local food as well as an educational opportunity exploring the reality and potential of our regional foodshed.

The event will feature an introduction to Santa Fe’s first ever Food Plan and a panel discussion relating to the major themes of food security and healthy food. Organizers will kick off subsequent outreach efforts and ‘community listening sessions’ which are associated with the Santa Fe Food Plan. When: Thursday, October 24, 6-8 pm Where: The Santa Fe Farmers Market, 1607 Paseo De Peralta #1 Santa Fe, NM 87501

Event Highlights:
6:00 pm Welcome from Councilor Bushee and Commissioner Holian
6:10 pm Featured speaker Janet Poppendieck  (author of Free for All: Fixing School Food in America, )
6:30 pm Introduction to Santa Fe’s Food Plan
6:45 pm Panel discussion on community food issues,including food security and healthy food
7:30 pm Reception with refreshments and conversation

(Please feel free to bring your own cups) There will be copies of the Santa Fe Food Plan for distribution.
Contact: Erin Ortigoza, Santa Fe Food Policy Council Coordinator
Phone: (505) 473-1004 ext. 16

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