This third installment in the 2012 Food Justice Series, 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 in the area that are working towards a more sustainable food system. This evening will include a tour through Chesapeake CRAFT of the Accokeek Foundation’s certified organic vegetable farm 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.
Contact Molly Meehan, Community Outreach and Education Coordinator for more information.