Thursday, March 4, 2010

Field to Fork: Meet and Greet

March 13th from 1-3 pm

Catawba Community Center

Growers/producers are invited to showcase their goods to the Catawba Community and to area chefs.

There is no cost to attend.

Catawba Landcare and the Catawba Sustainability Center have partnered to host the Field Fork: Meet and Greet on March 13th from 1-3 pm.

This is a free community event and is open to public.

During the event producers will be given the opportunity to say a few words about their business to the community and to chefs interested in buying local food.

Producers are encouraged to bring photos, brochures, and samples (if available) of your farm offerings.

There will be lots of time allocated for networking and meeting the community.

In addition:

Joshua Smith Chef for Local Roots Cafe will be there preparing cuts of locally grown beef.

Beth Barnett-Boebell, a nutritionist and owner of Fresh Palate, will speak on the health of benefits of local and organic food.

Information will also be provided regarding:

•New VT EarthWorks - a business incubator accelerating agriculture and natural resource business

•New farmers market at the Catawba Valley General Store

•New Roanoke Valley Locavore Directory (

•2010 NRV Local Food Directory

To reserve a spot for your business or to get more information, please contact Christy Gabbard at or by phone at (540) 558-8010.

Reservations for a table are required and will be accepted until March 10th.

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