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Carolina Farm Stewardship Assoc. Sustainable Ag Conference

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Sunday October 28, 2012 All Day
Daily, until October 28, 2012

Hyatt Hotel, Main St. Greenville, SC  (map)

Sustainable Ag Conference - Oct 26 - 28, 2012 in Greenville, SC

CFSA Local Foods Feast, 6:30 pm, Friday, Oct 26, 2012

Hyatt Regency, Greenville, SC

Want to do more to support local food and organic farms? Want to enjoy amazing, local organic food?

Be part of the CFSA Local Foods Feast. This magical, mouthwatering meal made with only the best in-season, sustainably grown ingredients supplied by local farms is one of the highlights of CFSA’s annual Sustainable Agriculture Conference.

The evening features keynote speaker Debra Eschmeyer – FoodCorps founder and recipient of the James Beard Foundation Leadership Award in recognition of her school food reform efforts. A go-to expert on food systems and policy, Debra is also an organic farmer and a phenomenal speaker!

The Feast can be purchased without registering for the full conference. Proceeds from the event support the CFSA’s work to help sustainable family farms thrive in the Carolinas.

Support your local farmers by becoming a Local Foods Feast Sponsor. Contact Alice Alexander at or 919-824-4799. All sponsors will be recognized in our publications.

$1,000 – Local Foods Feast Bountiful Sponsor - Table of 10, and CFSA membership; OR 4 tickets and one conference scholarship for a young farmer, and CFSA membership

$500 – Local Foods Feast Abundant Sponsor - 4 tickets, and one year CFSA membership

$250 – Local Foods Feast Plentiful Sponsor - 2 tickets, one year CFSA membership

[$50 general tickets for non-conference participants will be available August 1]

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