Saturday, October 27, 2007

Local Food Panel Discussion

The Green Sanctuary Task Force on Global Climate Change is hosting a panel discussion on local food at the Unitarian Universalist Church in Bloomington (2120 North Fee Lane) on Sunday, October 28 from 6:15 - 7:45pm.

Three panelists, Marti Crouch, Christine Barbour and Teresa Birtles, will discuss:

  • differences between sustainable agriculture and the agribusiness model&
  • the anticipated effects of global climate change on agriculture&
  • the benefits of buying locally grown and raised food&
  • options for purchasing local food products, even in the winter.

After introductory comments, there will be an opportunity to ask questions of the panelists. For more information, call Marcia Veldman at (812) 988-4956 or email her at

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