For more information contact: Dina Clingman-Bell
AGvocacy, LLC/InterNatural Marketing Inc.
FOODS – LOCAL GARDENS
Event graciously sponsored by the Scottish
Location: Gray Mockingbird Community
2000 North D Street, Lake Worth, Fl,
Saturday, September 28th 11 am – 4 pm
(LAKE WORTH, Florida, September 2013)–
What better way to get a local foods system "growing" but to start a garden of
your own or purchase product from a local grower. Urban Growers
Community Farm along with the Gray Mockingbird Community Garden will co-host LOCAL FOODS – LOCAL GARDENS a local foods event to include a local foods BBQ sponsored and served by the Scottish Rite Center of Lake
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS (and more)
BRIAN KIRSCH/C.J. JOHNSON – GRAY MOCKINGBIRD /GOLDEN PHARMS
Getting stressed about your garden? Not having an easy time growing in soil? Confused about
how to fertilize your plants? Let Brian and C.J. teach you how to grow in your own backyard using hydroponic towers
and easy aquaponic systems. You will relax and learn that
“Hydroponics/Aquaponics is Just Water Under the Bridge”!
MICHELLE PARENTI-LEWIS - DIET BALANCE
Michelle Parenti-Lewis, MS, RD, LD/N, is a registered & Licensed Dietitian/Nutritionist and
Health Coach with over 12 years of experience educating and coaching adults and children on the topics of
Nutrition & Wellness. Diet Balance was created to deliver the message of healthy living to our community. Come and learn
from Michelle “Why Local and Green means Healthy and Lean”!
KEN KOLEOS/J.C. RICH – FUNDAMENTAL FOODS
Think gardening is too expensive – well Ken and J.C. will teach you much of
what you need to grow, you may already have or can find for little to no money! They will tell us everything
we need to know about “Gardening on the Cheap”!
– BRENT’S ORGANIC GARDENS/KNOLL LANDSCAPE DESIGN
In Brent Knoll you get one big
tall farmin’ boy who understands the law of the land, the importance of organization, and doesn’t shy away from
hard work. Brent has 20 years of experience creating elegant gardens in Miami.
Brent’s Healing Garden is in the process of undertaking many exciting projects that will go toward making them a
South Florida hub of locally grown organic produce, and a model of ecologically conscious farming practice in
alignment with the principles of sustainable living. Listen and learn
as Brent and his lovely wife, Sarah teach us “How to Grow a Healing Garden”!
Veggie Xpressfood truck will offer appetizing, all-natural vegan foods with seasonal and cultural influences.
Come taste the delicious and nutritious plant based and meat free meals they can provide anywhere for
customer satisfaction, healthy bodies, and environmental improvement.
Community Gardens – Brian Kirsch – Gray
Mockingbird Community Garden
Urban Agriculture – Stewart Bosley – Urban Growers Community Farm
Local Foods – Rick Hawkins/Geoff Sagrans – Localecopia
Healing Gardens – Brent Knoll/Sarah Lancaster– Brent’s Organic Gardens
Backyard Organic Farming – Ken Koleos/J.C. Rich - Fundamental Foods
Local Jams – James Ferrigno – Uncle Jimmy’s Unusual Jelly
Aquaculture – Cynric Johnson – Golden Pharms
Mushroom Farming – Michael Johnson – Oyster Island Mushroom, LLC
Slow Foods – Diane Campion – Slow Foods Glades to Coast
Sustainable Meats – Robert and Paula Farriss – Farriss Farm
Beekeeping – Al Vazquez - Palm Beach County Beekeepers Association
Goats Milk Products – Jojo Milano – Goodness Gracious Acres/Delilah’s
Poultry – Amanda Eurich – Key West Koops
Organic Gardening – Melissa Contreras – Organic Methods for Vegetable Gardening in
Gleaning – Keith Cutshall – C.R.O.S. Ministries
Worm Composting – Nancy Boyle – Organic Answers
Permaculture – Christian Minaya - Uncivil Landscapes
Nutrition – Michelle Parenti-Lewis – Diet Balance
Organic Alternatives for Pest Control – Rick Ritter - Nature’s Own Solutions,
Farm Animals – Hillary Dupont Joyce – Wild Cargo Pets
Fruit Trees – Kelly Pena – Vicki’s Growers
Rain Barrels – Holly Andreotta – Rain Life Rain Barrels
Kids Aquaponics– Leon Manko – Jr Ponics/Palm Beach Medicinal
…and the list just keep