January 15, 2011

Why Food, Farms and Eating Matter: A Talk with Joel Salatin and Hudson Valley Farmers

Joel Salatin is coming to Woodstock!


The Woodstock Land Conservancy and the Woodstock Farm Festival are excited to announce an upcoming seminar featuring renowned farmer and speaker Joel Salatin of Polyface Farm.

Joel SalatinA humorous and dynamic speaker, Joel will talk about importance of local food to our economy, our environment, and our health, and have you thinking about food in a whole new way.  

If you're interested in sustainable agriculture, or just want to make more informed choices about the food you eat, you won't want to miss this program. 

Joel is a pioneer in the field of sustainable agriculture and a passionate defender of local food systems.  He and his farm have been featured in the movies Food, Inc. and Fresh as well as Michael Pollan's book, The Omnivore's Dilemma. You can read more about Joel and Polyface Farm here.

Program details:

Saturday, February 19, 10 am - 2:30 pm
Woodstock Elementary School

Cost: $25, including lunch

10 am - 12 pm - Joel's talk and Q&A
12 pm - 1 pm – Local Lunch catered by atthefarmersmarket.com
1 pm - 2:30 pm - Panel discussion: The state of the food system in the Hudson Valley, featuring local farmers, processors, and policy makers, as well as Joel Salatin.

Space is limited so reserve your ticket today by clicking here, or by visiting www.woodstocklandconservancy.org 

Please contact Megan Reynolds with any questions or to make an off-line reservation at mreynolds.wlc@gmail.com or 845-679-5345.

We hope to see you there.

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