2014 SLOW FOOD NORTHERN NJ ANNUAL MEETING & LOCAL FOOD PICNIC
Sunday, March 23, 2014, 1 - 3:30pm
Slow Food Northern NJ 2014 Annual Meeting and Local Foods Lunch
On Sunday, March 23, 2014 from 1-3:30 PM
Come and meet other Slow Food NNJ members, socialize, and learn how you can get more involved with our chapter.
Judy Wicks, restaurateur, social entrepreneur, and author will speak about her recent book, "Good Morning, Beautiful Business: The Unexpected Journey of an Activist Entrepreneur and Local-Economy Pioneer"
School Garden Partner, Lead Teacher Mark Buttner, Jersey City Head Start Program, will share insight about starting and integrating 2 school vegetable gardens in urban settings to engage pre-schoolers in growing and eating healthy vegetables.
Slow Food Northern NJ School Garden Grants announced.
NJ GMO legislation update.
Slow Food Northern NJ 2014 Annual Meeting Agenda
1-1:30 Local Foods Tasting Prepared by Local Chefs
Dan Richer, Arturo’s and Razza
Anthony Bucco, The Ryland Inn
1:15-1:30 PM Opening remarks & Board Recruitment
Slow Food NNJ school garden program grant announcement
School Lunch Organic Farm & CSA
1:30-1:45PM School Garden Partners,
Jersey City Head Start Vegetable Gardens
Lead Teacher, Mark Buttner shares insight about 2 school vegetable gardens in an urban setting
Restaurateur Social Entrepreneur, and Author
Judy’s recent book, "Good Morning, Beautiful Business: The Unexpected Journey of an Activist Entrepreneur and Local-Economy Pioneer"
Q & A
2:45-3:00PM GMO Legislation Update