Just Food
CSA in NYC Conference
Keynote Speaker: Farmer Cheryl Rogowski
Sunday, March 08, 2009
9:30 AM to 6:00 PM
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Teachers College, Columbia University
525 West 120th Street
New York, NY 10027
Between Broadway and Amsterdam Avenue
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***PLEASE NOTE - this event is SOLD OUT. No walk-ins, please.

***PLEASE NOTE - March 8 is the first day of daylight savings time. Please mark this on your calendar so you won't miss the first hour! Registration begins at 9:30 AM

***TUNE IN - even if you can't attend - you can follow this event via:

Green Fork

Or follow the live BLOG feed at Green Lounge NYC

The CSA in NYC Conference is sponsored in part by:
Independence Community Foundation.

This year we are thrilled to present black-dirt farmer and MacArthur "Genius Award" Winner Cheryl Rogowski as our Keynote Speaker. For more, visit THE BLACK DIRT BLOG, or tune in to her radio program on WTBQ.

Our workshop schedule is almost set!
1st Session topics will include:

How to Develop a Meat Share,
Caring for Your Share,
Supporting Your Farmer Beyond Membership,
an Investigation of Legal Issues Pertaining to CSA,
A Discussion of Farm Labor Issues, and
A Workshop on Food, Nutrition, and Culture.
2nd Session workshops topics include:
Viva La Volunteer!,
Advocating for Food Justice in the Obama Era,
How to Develop and Egg Share,
CSA-based Baby Food,
and Small Grant Opportunities in Brooklyn.

There will also be a panel discussion with CSA farmers when attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions to learn more about what it means to be a CSA farmer.

Stay for the EXPO! Meet additional product producers, taste and sample your way through some lovely local products, and learn about exceptional services and practices available to the CSA community. Make new friends and meet fellow CSA organizers from throughout the City!

EXPO Presenters: 5 Spoke Creamery, O'clock Ranch, Animal Welfare Approved, Bay Ridge CSA, Beartown Farms, Bobolink Dairy, Bounty, Breezy Hill Orchard , Cayuga Pure Organic, Castello di Borghese Vineyard & Winery, Clean Plate NYC , Clinton Hill CSA , Harlem Brewing Company , Immunitrition Inc and NTA Inc, Kezialain Farm, Local Fork, Martha Clara Vineyard , NY Market Maker, Open Space Institute Inc., Pampered Cow, Pure Indian Foods, Revolutionary Rickshaws, The River Garden, Sweet Deliverance, Tuv Haaretz Ansche Chesed, Hazon, Weston Price Foundation, Winter Suns Farm.

***Off-line registration available*** If you prefer to pay by cash or check, please call or email Paula Lukats at 212-645-9880 x 233 or paula@justfood.org to make arrangements.

***In The News*** Read about us on the BLOGs! The Green Fork, The Lighthearted Locavore, GRUB STREET