ST November General Meeting – Food Security
|Monday, November 14, 2011|
|5:30 pm||to||8:00 pm|
at Joel D. Valdez Main Library
101 N. Stone, Downtown (free lower level parking off Alameda St)
What is it? … Do we have it? … What can we do about it?
Please join us for the next Sustainable Tucson General Meeting, where we will begin to tackle the issue of creating a secure food supply for Tucson.
We have about three days of fresh food in the region. The average bit of food travels at least 1500 miles to get to our table, and often it comes from around the world. Is this acceptable, and what can we do about it?
Come and be part of the dialog. Speakers for the evening are:
Their presentations will address these key questions:
Before and after the presentations, there will also be a Resource Center, with tabling and displays from local gardening, farming, and food organizations with expertise to share. In addition, the presentations will be followed by hands-on activities: Sprouting: The Art of Gardening in a Jar, and a local Seed and Plant Exchange.
To participate in the Seed and Plant Exchange, please bring seeds, plant starts, pups, and cuttings of your favorite successful Tucson produce and food plants to share with others. Also, bring bags, pencils, and envelopes for taking home shared seeds and starts.
Doors – and the Resource Center – open at 5:30 pm – so come early!
The meeting will begin promptly at 6:00 pm.