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Saturday, October 22, 2011

Celebrate Food Day in Emporia


10 a.m. - 2 p.m., 701 Commercial

Emporia Celebrates Food Day!
Eat Real!
 

Join us at the Winter Farmers Market indoor site for a fun day filled with cooking and gardening demonstrations, a hot soup fundraiser for the Emporia Farmers Market, and lots of information about how you can grow your own food, cook your own meals, and live a rich, healthy life!

Demonstration Schedule:
10:00 Lyon County Extension Master Gardeners:  Composting
10:30 Lyon County Extension FACS Agent Rhonda Gordon: Crock Pot Meals
11:00 Our Local Food - Twin Rivers: Savor The Season, cooking w/ what's best, now!
11:30 WIC Coordinator Janine Messersmith: Crockpot Applesauce
12:00 Lyon County Extension Master Gardeners:  Cold Frames for Winter Gardening
12:30 Lyon County Extension FACS Agent Rhonda Gordon: Crock Pot Meals
1:00 Our Local Food - Twin Rivers: Savor The Season, cooking with what's best, now!
1:30 WIC Coordinator Janine Messersmith: Crockpot Applesauce

Please Thank our Food Day Sponsor: Marion National Bank

Hosted by:
Emporia Area Local Food Network
Emporia Community Health Coalition
Emporia Farmers Market
Lyon County Research and Extension
Our Local Foods - Twin Rivers

Food Day is a national campaign that seeks to bring together Americans from all walks of life-parents, teachers, and students; health professionals, community organizers, and local officials; chefs, school lunch providers, and eaters of all stripes-to push for healthy, affordable food produced in a sustainable, humane way.