Monday, September 15, 2008

Workshop Announcements

1. Closing the Food Gap: Resetting the Table in the Land of Plenty

NO Pre-Registration Required!

What: Free public lecture open to the community, followed by reception and book-signing.

Who: Author MARK WINNE, national expert on developing local food systems and food policy

When: Monday, September 29th, 5:00 pm

Where: Campbell Hall (Room 153), School of Architecture, University of Virginia, Charlottesville

Parking: Culbreth Road Garage

Books Available at Venue

2. Food Policy Council Workshop

Pre-Registration IS Required For This!Contact Meghan Bucknum at: or 434.924.0263

What: Free workshop open to all Virginians who are working on or interested in establishing a food policy council – local, regional or state.

Format: Opening presentation by MARK WINNE, national expert on food policy councils, followed by participant workshop.

When: Monday, September 29th, 10:00–3:00 (lunch provided)

Where: Virginia Dept of Forestry, 900 Natural Resources Drive, Charlottesville, 22903.

* UVa’s Center for Global Health
* Dept of Urban and Environmental Planning
* Virginia Farm Bureau Federation
* The Blue Ridge Area Food Bank Network
* Virginia Cooperative Extension
* Darden Business School
* Piedmont Environmental Council
* Virginia Association for Biological Farming
* The Baldwin Center for Preservation Development
* Pfizer Initiative in International Health
* VA Foundation for Agriculture Innovation and Rural Sustainability

Tanya Denckla CobbAssociate DirectorInstitute for Environmental Negotiation
University of Virginia
104 Emmet Street North
Charlottesville VA 22903434.924.1855

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