The Environmental Benefits of Locally Grown Organic Food

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You are invited to join Lilley and Joanne in their discussion of the sustainable growing practices at the Community Supported Agriculture program at Red Hill Farm.  The farm produces organically grown vegetables, herbs, and berries for over 125 local families.  You will learn how growing food locally and organically can make a difference for our planet.

Date, Time and Cost:

The program begins at 7:00 PM and ends at 8:00 PM on Monday, April 24, 2017.  There is no fee required for the program.

Presenters:

Joanne RosenbaumJoanne Rosenbaum began her farming experience at Red Hill Farm as a work-share and has continued this for four years. For the past three years, she is also the Education Coordinator.  Joanne brings her love of nature, science and cooking to the members and their children. She also teaches nutrition to the 3rd graders and a 6th grade cooking class at Drexel Neumann Academy in Chester, PA.

Margaret Lilley “Lilley” is the farm manager at Red Hill Farm, which is owned by the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphiamargaret lilley and one of the sisters’ many environmental initiatives.  Lilley’s experience ranges from working in the family greenhouse business, a corporate landscape company and managing a local organic farm for six years.  Lilley takes great pride in farming and being a good steward of the land.


Date/Time
Date(s) - 04/24/2017
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location
Franciscan Spiritual Center

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Registration

Online registration has closed for this event but you can call 610-558-6152 to see if there are available spaces or to place yourself on a waiting list.

Or Download a PDF Reservation Form to send via mail.


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