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Promoting Locally-Produced Food

An event hosted by the Oregon Association of Resource Conservation and Development to promote locally produced food. Various speakers will address Farm to School issues, the Food Hub and infrastructure on local food distribution.

When Apr 16, 2009 09:00 AM to
Apr 17, 2009 12:00 PM
Where Eugene, OR Valley River Inn
Contact Name
Contact Phone 541-967-5925
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9:00 am Registration

10:30 Introduction & Welcome: Karl Morgenstern, President of Oregon Association of RC&D Councils

10:45 Farm to School Program

  • Corey Schreiber, Farm to School Coordinator, Oregon Dept of Ag
  •  Joan Ottinger, Farm to School Coordinator, Oregon Dept of Ed
  •  Megan Kemple, Farm to School Program Coordinator, Willamette Farm & Food Coalition

Noon Lunch
12:30 pm Getting Locally Produced Food to Local Markets

  • Food Hub: Deborah Kane, Vice President, Food & Farms, EcoTrust
  • Building Infrastructure for Local Food Distribution:
  • Kelly Hoell, Good Company & Karl Morgenstern, Eugene Water & Electric Board

2:00 Break

2:15 Setting up local foods in your area

  •  Debra Sohm Lawson, Local Food Connection

4:00 RC&D Success Stories related to local food

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