Thursday, October 29, 2009
IWFM joins Spirit and Place Event in Growing Community, Economy and Mutual Delight
2009 Spirit & Place Festival Presents:
Local Food Trends: Growing Community, Economy and Mutual Delight
Sunday, Nov. 15, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
2442 N. Central Ave.
(former location of Indy Winter Farmers Market, now Cityoga School of Yoga & Health)
Bring your favorite dish to share for a potluck dinner and learn about how food influences places, builds community and booste economic development.
Neal Brown, former chef owner of L’Explorateur, will prepare a main course.
5:30 – 6:15 p.m. Welcome, Overview, Presentation and Panel
Presentation: David Wu, policy director, City of Indianapolis – “The Power of Place and Food”
Neal Brown, Laura Henderson (founder/market manager, Indy Winter Farmers Market),
Matthew Jose (founder/owner, Big City Farms CSA), Chris Eley ( owner, Goose the Market) and Janine Betsey ( executive director, King Park Area Development Corporation).
Facilitated by Gail Payne ( owner, The Goods: Thoughtful Marketing, Authentic Living) and
Marc McAleavey ( Indianapolis Neighborhood Resource Center).
6:15 p.m. Break for dinner
6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Round‐table discussions:
Participate in small group conversations about various local food initiatives such as “Dig In” (the new Taste of Indiana event), a food vision for east 10th Street, urban farming, Indy farmers’ markets, community kitchens, and “Food for Thought,” theme for 2010 Spirit & Place and Indiana Humanities Council initiative.
The event is free. Donations accepted to benefit Indy Winter Farmers Market.
Space is limited. Please RSVP by November 12 to Gail Payne: 317.985.5523, Gail@TheGoodsLife.com
For more information: www.TheGoodsLife.blogspot.com