Personal Food Security Workshop
Saturday, August 12, 2017
Join Central State University Cooperative Extension's urban agriculture program, the Foodbank of Dayton, and Edgemont Community Center, as they present a practical, educational workshop on building personal food security and a resilient community food system.
The workshop will feature:
- CSU's Dr. Mary Kershaw will present home-tested strategies for nutritional meal planning, food preservation, and use.
- Edgemont staff Ray Alexander and Robert Harmon will define the term "food desert" and explore viable models for organizing urban communities.
- The Foodbank's garden manager, James Hoffer, will discuss options and support available for urban gardeners.
- Greene/Montgomery County CSU Extension Agent Kevin McGhee will be on site to describe their programs and Extension outreach, and to answer questions.
As an added bonus, at 11:30 a.m., there will be a free tour of the Foodbank gardens, conveniently located right across the street!
Tour Cost: Free and open to the public. No pre-registration is required.
Workshop Cost: $15. Price includes light refreshments.
Workshop Registration: Pre-registration is required by August 4 and space is limited to 30 people. To register, go to www.oeffa.org/q/foodsecurity or send a check made out to OEFFA, along with the names of all attendees, addresses, phone numbers, and emails to OEFFA, Food Security, 41 Croswell Rd., Columbus, OH 43214. For more information, contact Milo Petruziello at (614) 421-2022.
This event is presented by Central State University Cooperative Extension and is part of the 2017 Ohio Sustainable Farm Tour and Workshop Series. For a full schedule of events, go to www.oeffa.org/q/farmtours2017.
840 Germantown St.
Dayton, OH 45403
OEFFA: (614) 421-2022
OEFFA Certification: (614) 262-2022