Lunch Engagement: Support Community Gardens
Friday, January 25, 2013 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (PST)
MAKE YOUR RESERVATION TODAY FOR: The Civic Involvement Committee (CIC) of Pick Group brings you the quarterly lunch engagement focused on Supporting Community Gardens!
Who will be there:
- Rodney Taylor, Riverside Unified School District's Student Nutrition Director, who has a nationally recognized local farm to salad bar project for schools. He was also recently appointed to the California State Board of Food and Agriculture. Mr. Taylor is also considered a School Food Revolutionary by Jaime Oliver's Rood Revolution.
- Justin Scott-Coe and Pat Silvestri, leaders of the Tequesquite Garden, will speak on community gardens and how to get involved.
- Fortino Morales, UCR Community Garden Coordinator will speak on this work regarding the UCR community garden.
- Samantha Lynne-Wilson of Child Leader Project will speak on Grow Arlanza.
Why you want to be there:
Are you interested in Riverside's growing eco-community and possibly supporting local farmers? Come meet and hear the various speakers who all have contributed to making Riverside a more green friendly place. You will get the opportunity to learn about supporting community gardens.
Cost: Free to attend!
Lunch is on your own and Goodwin's has a Kitchen selling hot and ready food. After you obtain your food, come on up to the second floor by 12pm.