The Tallahassee Food Network is really pulling together a great slew of events. I will be at the Food Trucks Thursday evening; I'm coordinating the Community Garden Tour this Saturday; I'll attend the Food-O-Rama event at Kleman Plaza on Sunday, 1-6pm. Amidst that window, I'll most certainly be in attendance from 3-5pm at Tallahassee Food Network's Youth Symposium on Food and Hunger, organized by my friend Qasimah Boston with Project F.O.O.D (at Kleman Plaza in TCC conference center). Monday, Oct 23rd, will be a juggling act from exhibiting my truck which I'll have planted full of veggies at the Florida Grown School Lunch Week Kick-Off at the Capital 10am-1pm and presenting at the Sustainable You Conference on "Food and Community Gardening 101" at 3pm. See you around town. Happy Food Day. (Details below)
Food Day 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. We will work with people around the country to create thousands of events in homes, schools, churches, farmers markets, city halls, and state capitals. (from FoodDay.org)
Locally, Food Day is a over-arching banner, a common rallying-call to celebrate and further the many events, efforts and initiatives already going on amidst our local food movement. As you'll see by checking the brief schedule (below), in our area, Food Day would more aptly be named "Food Week" or "Food Month" as the multitude of events expands far outside the bounds of a single day, much as the work of the food movement exists far beyond our efforts immediately tied to Food Day.
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