Growing Green Communities - Sprouting Ideas for a Green Table
Saturday, September 25, 10 am - 2 pm
Pine Jog Environmental Education Center

Exploring community outreach and volunteerism as key components to building green sustainable communities and food systems.

We encourage car pooling and free parking is available. Please bring your own water bottle.

TICKETS

  • Adults: $10
  • Children under 12: $5

Sign-In Table in front of the gallery. Pick up wrist bands to attend sessions and Slow Talks.

CONCURRENT ACTIVITIES

Quiet Walks in the Forest--exploring the history and grounds of Pine Jog
LEEDS tours--What's is a LEEDS certification and what makes a school "green." Scavenger hunt for kids is included in this tour.

BREAK-OUT SESSIONS

10:15 The Buzz on Bees by Brendhan Horne from BeeBarf Apiaries
11:15 Worms! by Bernie and Carl from Moto-Vital Earth
10:15 Rainbarrels by Laurie Mecca from Pine Jog
11:15 Gardening in Small Spaces by The Urban Farmer & Darrin Swank of Swank Farms

SLOW TALKS

Media Center

10:15  Why Buy Local with Nancy Roe, farmer, Farming Systems Research; Joey Giannuzzi, chef, Green Gourmet; Peter Robinson, greenmarket producer; and Pat Coffey, poultry farmer, Coffey House Farm. Moderated by Diane Campion.
11:15  Slow Food in Schools with Scott Lewis, Director of Education, SF Glades to Coast; Ali Frances of Kids Ecology Corp; Larisa Alonso, Slow Food Nutritionist; and Gloria Sexton, teacher

CELEBRITY CHEF DEMOS

Cafetorium

10:15 Cooking with Herbs with Chef Michael Wagner - Using herbs from the School Garden
11:15 Healthy Fun Lunches for Kids with Chef Daniel Ramos

EXHIBITORS

Gallery and Breezeways

CHILDREN'S ACTIVITIES

Planting tables--seedlings will be available to pot and take home
Stories and Yoga with Stephanie Dodge

COME TO THE TABLE COMMUNAL LUNCH

Whole FoodsCafetorium
sponsored by Whole Foods


12:30  Intro by Susan Toth of Pine Jog Environmental Center & Diane Campion of Slow Food Glades to Coast

Keynote by Mario Yanez of Florida Food Policy Council, Greater Everglades Foodshed, and Founder of the Earth Learning Center

LOCATION

Pine Jog Environmental Education Center and School
6315 Summit Blvd
West Palm Beach, FL 33415