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FOOD TRUTH WEEK: May 8 - 13, 2009

May 8, 2009 at 9:10 pm
By morrowa

FRIDAY (today) 5/8

1000 Hills Cattle Co. Open House. Vans leaving at noon and 1pm from Sayles.
Email Camille (hommeyec) if you are interested!

EAT-IN POTLUCK! Come feast tonight where tomorrow we will plant an edible garden, right between
Olin & the CMC. RAIN LOCATION = EVANS DINING HALL. 6:30pm. Bring food, spoons, music, yourself.

SATURDAY 5/9

DIG IN: eat the lawn! start soil prep for the garden, saturday 10-2 between olin & cmc.

it's WORLD FAIR TRADE DAY! join the world's largest fair trade coffee break at 3pm during the
international festival in Sayles

SUNDAY 5/10

DIGGING IN: 12-4, garden prep between olin & cmc

MONDAY 5/11

RECIPE BOOK DEBUT DINNER 6pm Farm House

come taste the great recipes we've been compiling all winter and spring.

TUESDAY 5/12

PLANT! after weekend soil prep, we're planting the garden! 12-4, between olin & cmc.
THE GARDEN MOVIE 8:00pm, boliou big room
come watch this academy-award nominated doc about a a community getting evicted from their amazing community garden in south central LA. Check it out: http://www.blackvalleyfilms.com/

WEDNESDAY 5/13

PANEL: BACK TO THE LAND, AND FORWARD 7:30pm Libe Athanaeum
Northfield's Landscape past, present, future. What we've been, what we are, what we can be
Hear from long-time farmer and watershed preservationist Dave Legvold, small farmer and activist Kathy Zeman, and local community organizer dreamer/planner/thinker Reginaldo Haslett-Marroquin

THURSDAY 5/14


last day to DIG-IN 2-4pm, final garden work & planting, between olin & cmc.
DINNER & DISCUSSION WITH SUSANNAH MORGAN '91, convo speaker, and a local representative of the Community Action Center Food Shelf. 6pm Sayles 251. email blanchak to rsvp for dinner.

FRIDAY 5/15

CONVO: Susannah Morgan "Fighting Hunger in America"
EMPTY BOWLS: for a donation ($10-$20 suggested) eat soup in a beautiful bowl made by the carleton community, to raise money for the local food shelf. On the bald spot after convo.

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