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March 2014

National Agriculture Day Dinner and Celebration

March 25 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Franklin Commons,
400 Franklin Avenue, Phoenixville, PA 19460 United States
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Celebrate National Ag Day with AgConnect Cocktail Reception Including Delaware County Community College Culinary Student Cook-off Music and Entertainment by BuoniStrings Silent Auction All proceeds benefit AgConnect’s workforce training programs and youth career showcase initiatives Dinner Farmer of the Year Recognition Presented by the Chester County Agricultural Development Council Guest Speaker: Russel Redding Dean of Agriculture and Environmental Science, Delaware Valley College Former PA Secretary of Agriculture Tickets by March 12

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Big Night Salon Dinner

March 15 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Front & Palmer,
1750 N Front St, Philadelphia, PA 19122 United States
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Lavish Italian Dinner, Entertainment, Cash Bar, Glass Dining Installation Feast Your Eyes will recreate the menu Primo and Secondo cooked for Louis Prima, in one of Lynn and Skip’s all time favorite movies, Big Night. You’ll be seated at tables filled with a fantastic dining installation of glass art mounted by WheatonArts, our non-profit beneficiary. You’ll drink from hand-blown goblets, and soak in the live music from Heath Allen.

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February 2014

A Taste for Good

February 27
Le Chéri,
251 S. 18th St, Philadelphia, PA United States
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On Thursday, Feb. 27, the charity sitiCare will host the first “A Taste for Good” event at Le Chéri, the new French restaurant in the Art Alliance (251 S. 18th St.). Twenty-five percent of dining certificates purchased and redeemed that day will be donated to the Philadelphia Ronald McDonald House. Read more at http://www.philly.com/philly/blogs/food_department/Dine-at-Le-Cheri-and-help-a-charity.html#bKPZRCYZhwILDPB4.99

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Common Market GMO Panel

February 20 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Jefferson Alumni Hall, Eakins Lounge, 1st Floor,
1020 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA 19207 United States
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You may have heard of “GMOs” or “genetically modified organisms” –  those whose genetic material has been altered using genetic engineering techniques. However, do you know how and why GMOs are used in our food supply and if they are safe? Join Common Market, Jefferson Wellness Council and the Philadelphia South Jersey Society for Healthcare Food Service Administrators for an educational seminar on GMOs. This free seminar is for anyone interested in sustainable food systems including registered dietitians, institutional food providers…

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Gardening Seminar

February 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Restaurant School at Walnut Hill College,
4207 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
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What better way to get over this winter funk than by having a Gardening Seminar? This seminar will have instructions for the backyard gardener and a speaker on urban gardening. Flowers, herbs, and vegetables! We will offer tips and provide a detailed reference sheet for you to go and start ordering seeds and plants. We offer free parking and a complimentary glass of wine.

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Philly Stake Dinner, a local, community dinner

February 16 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
First Unitarian Church,
2125 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103 United States
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Join us for great food, beer, and a community of fine folks encouraging a more creative and vibrant Philadelphia. For more about Stake, read the About Stake section of their website.

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Eat. Live. Love. The GMO Free Way

February 15 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Brad’s Raw Foods,
7034 Easton Rd, Pipersville, PA 18947 United States
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Join GMO Free PA & Brad’s Raw Foods for a special Valentine’s Day Open House event on February 15th to learn about genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and the various impacts to our world, including your health, the environment and animals. William Woys Weaver will speak on problems trying to raise GMO -Free heirlooms. Tara Cook-Littleman, Esp (leader of GMO-Free CT) will speak on how they passed the bill in CT to signed law. Not only will we provide you with…

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George Gerbner Post-Doctoral Fellow Colloquium: Building a Local Food System and Caring Economy

February 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Penn Library

Citing intersecting concerns related to health, the environment and the economy, critics of the contemporary industrialized food system insist that we are in crisis. In response, a number of food justice activists have begun to develop community-based solutions to the nation’s food system problems. Grounded within historically marginalized, low-income communities of color, advocates for food justice argue that activities like urban agriculture, cultural nutrition education and food-related social enterprises can be an integral part of an agenda for systemic social…

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4th Annual Beekeepers Guild Natural Beekeeping Symposium

February 9 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
William Penn Charter School,
3000 W. School House Lane, Philadelphia, PA 19144 United States
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Bollywood Salon Dinner

February 7 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Front & Palmer,
1750 N Front St, Philadelphia, PA 19122 United States
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Lavish Dinner, Entertainment, Cash Bar Special Guests: Tara Deshpande Tennebaum Mumbai native and author A Sense for Spice India’s Coastal Cuisine Sapna Patil ownder/director of Dance Illusions Studio presents a Bollywood dance along with a short classical dance

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