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FW: Eat In, Act Out Update

  • Subject: [cg] FW: Eat In, Act Out Update
  • From: "Betsy Johnson" betsy@bgjohnson.com
  • Date: Wed, 25 May 2005 14:15:44 -0400

ACGA encourages organizations to participate in this terrific local food
awareness and youth activities effort.
 
From: Monica Pless [mailto:mpless@thefoodproject.org] 
Sent: Wednesday, May 25, 2005 12:32 PM
To: Monica Pless
Subject: Eat In, Act Out Update
 
Hi everyone,

Thank you so much for your interest in participating in Eat In, Act Out
week.   We now have 41 organizations planning events in 22 states, and 3
countries, and I keep hearing about more groups who are planning events
around the world!

Here are some new events I've heard about:
"The University of New Hampshire Organic Garden Club will be holding a
local food drive during the Eat In, Act Out week, at the end of which we
will hold a picnic/dinner for members of the local food pantry, possibly
opening it up to the larger community (details have yet to be worked
out!).  Leftover food from the drive will be given to the food pantry.
I'll keep you posted as we develop our ideas further; ideally we'd like
to have one small event each day of the week in addition to the food
drive."
--Lauren Buyofsky
UNH Organic Garden Club, Durham, NH

"A bike tour of local community gardens, date TBA.  
An Eat Local picnic in the park: We would meet in the morning to shop at
the ENY Farms! Farmers' market and gather in the afternoon at a local
park to have a potluck picnic. Saturday, August 6th."
-- Georgine Yorgey 
East New York Farms!, Brooklyn, NY

Help us find groups in the other states to hold events!  
We need your help to recruit groups in:  Idaho, Nevada, Montana,
Wyoming, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas,
Oklahoma, Louisiana, Missouri, Indiana, Kentucky, Tennessee,
Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, South Carolina, West Virginia, and
Delaware.  Please spread the word to groups YOU know who are working to
build local and sustainable food systems!  

If you know of groups, you can let us know about them or forward them
the attached description and invitation to join Eat In, Act Out week.

Please continue to send me descriptions of events as you plan them, even
if some of the details are still open.  We are so excited to hear about
all the fantastic work being done and the actions everyone is planning
for Eat In, Act Out!

Thank you for all the work that you do,

Monica
-- 
Monica Pless
BLAST Fellow
The Food Project
P.O. Box 705/10 Lewis St.
Lincoln, MA  01773
Phone:  781-259-8621 x22
Fax:  781-259-9659
mpless@thefoodproject.org

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