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Local Food, Local Hunger: A Community Forum on Food Security in Lincoln County

When: Saturday, March 3rd, 2018 (Snow date: March 10th)

Where: The Center for Environmental Education at Chewonki (485 Chewonki Neck Road, Wiscasset)

What: A forum to engage community members in a dialogue on securing healthy food for all while improving Maine's food system. An opportunity to network with others who care about this vital issue.

Register at: http://www.morrisfarm.org/events/lincoln-county-food-security-forum-2018

Cost:

  • Early Bird Registration (until Feb 20): $15
  • Standard Registration: $25
  • Scholarships are available (contact vista@morrisfarm.org) 

   Registration covers lunch and snacks for the day 

Topics: This year's theme--Food is Medicine: Food

Security and Health--will focus on the connections between nutrition and well-being and initiatives like prescriptions for local produce that link the healthcare community with food security efforts. Sessions will also include senior and childhood hunger, nutrition education, food security in local schools, gleaning, how to utilize social media, and more.

For more information:  Email: VISTA@morrisfarm.org; Call (207) 882-4080