This third installment in the 2012 Food Justice Series co-presented with the Rural Coalition and Southern Maryland Agricultural Development Commission, the Food and Farming Mixer is a networking opportunity for the farm and food systems community to get to know more about the various organizations and farms in the area that are working towards a more sustainable food system. They will be hosting Chesapeake CRAFT for a farm tour Accokeek Foundation’s Ecosystem farm, our certified organic vegetable operation, a short hike, folks from various local organizations with resources about getting involved, an open barn for heritage breeds of livestock, potluck, and more! Please bring lawn chairs, hiking boots, bug spray and a dish to share, and bring your own beverages as water will be provided.
4:00 pm – CRAFT Tour* – Ecosystem Farm OR Heritage Breeds Open Barn
5:30 pm – Networking and Potluck
6:30-9:00 pm – Riverfront Hang Out
*Please note that those who wish to participate in the CRAFT Ecosystem Farm tour should park at the Ecosystem Farm while those participating in the Heritage Breeds Open Barn should park in the visitor lot on the main part of the site.
This event is FREE and Open to All. Please RSVP - http://accokeekfoundation.org/food-justice-series-food-and-farming-mixer/
If you’re farm or organization would like to have a table at this event please contact firstname.lastname@example.org