Gray Mockingbird Community Garden Header

 

Local Foods Local Gardens 9.28.2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                       EVENT RELEASE  

For more information contact: Dina Clingman-Bell  

AGvocacy, LLC/InterNatural Marketing Inc. 

(561) 762-1271, 

agvocacy@att.net 

 

LOCAL FOODS – LOCAL GARDENS 

Event graciously sponsored by the Scottish Rite Center 

Location: Gray Mockingbird Community Garden 

2000 North D Street, Lake Worth, Fl, 33460 

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 Worth! 

 

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 KNOLL – 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. 

Vendors 

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 Dairy
Poultry – Amanda Eurich – Key West Koops
Organic Gardening – Melissa Contreras – Organic Methods for Vegetable Gardening in Florida
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, Inc.
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 Herbs


…and the list just keep growing!
 

 

FOLLOW US. BE OUR FRIEND

Facebook Twitter Gray Mockingbird Link You Tube Gray Mockingbird Link Instagram button Gray Mockingbird Pinterest

Bookmark and Share

Let's Grow Together. Please keep me informed.

* indicates required
Email Format

  

website design software