"Gardens, scholars say, are the first sign of commitment to a community. When people plant corn they are saying, let's stay here. And by their connection to the land, they are connected to one another." - Anne Raver

Monadnock Farm & Community Coalition & NH Harvest of the Month Kick-Off

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AGENDA: 

4pm  
Welcome

4:05 - 4:25  
Lively, informative panel/Q & A discussion about how to integrate HoM materials into schools, libraries, work sites, health care facilities, restaurants and more!

4:30 - 6pm 
Break into 3 - 30 minute sessions (Choose three out of the four available)

         6pm            
FREE, delicious, locally-sourced meal and network!

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PANELISTS: 

Paul Desmarais, Hannaford SupermarketGail Zachariah, Keene Public LibraryDenise Pratt, Keene HousingJasen Woodworth, Farmer Johns Plot


SESSIONS: 

A. Harvest Lesson (Demonstration of a Harvest of the Month Lesson offered in all
Monadnock Region SAUs)

B. Community Engagement: Year-Round Seasonal Eating

C. Retailers and Farmers

D. Hands-On Toolkit (Recipes, food storage, food preparation on a budget)