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2016 Foodways Networking Event on Wednesday, May 11th, 2016.

Thank you to the 2016 Foodways Community Networking Event Sponsors

Featuring discussions on Wasted Food, School Garden Programs, Buying/Eating Local  and Southern Maryland’s Emerging Ag & Food Innovation Center.

Registration Deadline May 4, 2016
Interact with others interested on diverse, food-related issues at an evening of lively discussion hosted by the Southern Maryland Food Council starting at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, May 11th, 2016, at the Calvert Library in Prince Frederick (Meeting Rooms 1, 2 & 3), 850 Costley Way, Prince Frederick, MD 20678.The event will consist of a networking session and a session of targeted discussions on specific food-related issues. Come for both sessions, or just the session that interests you.

SESSION I – Open Networking (6 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.) Meet with others interested in food-related topics.

SESSION II – Discussion/Action Groups (6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.) Register for one of these four pre-selected topics and learn more about what’s going on locally and how you can become involved.

Update on the Emerging Southern Maryland Ag & Food Innovation Center. Learn about an emerging Food Hub coming to Southern Maryland, provide input and discuss ways to get involved.

Buying Local/Eating Local: Help! Where to Go?! Engage in a discussion about different ways to buy local and connect with others who are passionate about purchasing locally.

School Garden Program (edible gardens, tastings, curriculums, field trips).Learn about the resources available to schools and discuss the opportunities and challenges.

Wasted Food: Food Recovery in Southern Maryland. Learn about what is happening with surplus (wasted) food in one Southern Maryland County and discuss ways to develop food recovery initiatives.

Thank you to our sponsors, SMADC, Town Creek Foundation & SMECO.

For questions please contact the Southern Maryland Food Council at, or call SMADC staff at (301) 274-1922 x1.

Event Info:
Date: Wednesday, May 11th, 2016
Time: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Location: Calvert Library in Prince Frederick (Meeting Rooms 1, 2 & 3), 850 Costley Way, Prince Frederick, MD 20678.


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