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Wednesday, October 14, 2015 at 10:00 AM

UA Food Day Fair 2015

     From the top down, the UA promotes healthy and sustainable living. That's why we are celebrating with a giant Food Day fair on Wednesday, October 14th. We hope that this showcase event motivates and inspires us all to do even more to improve food on our campus and in our Tucson community. 

     The University of Arizona (UA) Food Day Fair brings together UA and Tucson community groups to host interactive exhibits, and provides educational experiences with food demonstrations, taste tests, and a picnic on the Mall. Want more details on the UA Food Day Fair? Visit us at  www.UAFoodDay.com. 

Saturday, October 17, 2015 at 08:00 AM
Coppell Farmers Market in Coppell, TX

Food Day for Kids

Alongside the weekly farmers market, the Coppell Farmers Market will organize kid-friendly nutrition-oriented activities. A petting zoo will bring farm animals to the Square in Old Town Coppell for a morning of meeting and petting animals that provide food, dairy, and clothing.

At 10:00am, Coppell resident Ryan Kate, competitor on the third season of MasterChef Junior, will present a chef demo focusing on dishes with kid-capable preparation. At the time of the competition, Ryan Kate was 12 years old.

A mini children’s library of books on farms, markets, and produce will allow for quiet reading as well as read-aloud story time.

Activities incorporating the My Plate guide into real life will be games, 3-D displays and color-while-you-learn at pint-sized tables.

For directions and the most current Food Day for Kids news, please see our website at www.CoppellFarmersMarket.org.

Saturday, October 17, 2015 at 09:00 AM
A.V. Cato Elementary School in Fort Worth, TX

Castleberry Cares Health & Community Resource Fair

The goal of the Castleberry Cares Health & Community Resource Fair is to provide a variety of exhibits designed to help our neighbors connect with the many health, safety, social service programs, and providers located in our surrounding community.  

Castleberry Cares will be open to all adults and children within the surrounding Castleberry ISD community. Attendees do not need to have a child enrolled in the district to take part in this event. 

For more information, please visit: http://www.castleberryisd.net/departments/instructional_services/castleberry_cares/ 

Monday, October 19, 2015 at 09:00 AM through October 24, 2015

Nashville Food Week

Community Food Advocates, a Nashville organization dedicated to ending hunger by creating a healthy, just and sustainable food system, is coordinating a week of events from October 19-23, 2015.  The events of the week will celebrate food, as well as highlight disparities in the food system faced by the nearly one in five Nashvillians who deal with food insecurity on a daily basis.  Events will include, but are not limited to, visits to elementary schools by local farmers, food sustainability activities for middle schools by Urban Green Lab, awareness tabling at Nashville area farmers' markets, and much more.  Visit our website as more definite details develop at www.communityfoodadvocates.org, or call CFA at (615) 385-2286.

Thursday, October 22, 2015 at 10:00 AM
Cesar Chavez Plaza in Phoenix, AZ

Phoenix Food Day 2015

  • Exhibitors: 75-100 exhibitors providing healthy food products and nutrition information education.
  • Food Day Café: Attendees can sample healthy cuisines made by cooking schools and local restaurants.
  • Kids Zone: An area featuring games and activities focused on healthy eating and nutrition for students.
  • Workshops:  30-minute educational sessions on a variety of topics, including, nutrition, agricultural history, gardening, and more.
  • Apple Crunch:  Main Apple crunch event takes place at noon at the event.  In addition, we will also be coordinating Apple Crunch events with our Phoenix libraries, our Phoenix AfterCare (after school) programs and with school districts.  
Thursday, October 22, 2015 at 11:00 AM

Catholic Charities Spokane Food for All Harvest Celebration

Food for All will be celebrating Food Day in the Catholic Charities Family Services building atrium and have a harvest celebration potluck style.  This will be an opportunity for Catholic Charities employees, clients, and the community to learn more about Food for All and the projects we have going on. 

The Catholic Charities Family Services building is at the intersection of 5th and Division.  We look forward to you joining us!

Thursday, October 22, 2015 at 06:00 PM · $60.00 USD
Carroll Lutheran Village in Westminster, MD

Off the Shelf: A Benefit Dinner for Carroll County Food Sunday

Carroll Lutheran Village’s award winning chef, Chris Spear, accepts the Off the Shelf challenge once again!

Chef Spear finds inspiration from both the canned and dry goods on our shelves, as well as the produce at Carroll County’s Farmer’s Markets, to create a unique and memorable dining experience. Please join us to discover how Chris will surprise and delight this year’s guests. Tickets for this 5 course meal are $60. Tickets must be purchase prior to the event.

Thursday, October 22, 2015
Hospitality Dining Room
Carroll Lutheran Village
900 Mission Square
Westminster, MD 21158

6:00 pm – Social Hour and Silent Auction (featuring the music of Eric Byrd)
7:00 pm – Dinner

About Carroll County Food Sunday

Carroll County Food Sunday distributes a weekly, nutritionally balanced grocery package that is predicated on household size and is meant to last 3-4 days. It includes meat, eggs, fruits, vegetables, breads and milk. Over 400 families a week are served at our Westminster, Eldersburg and Taneytown locations.

The operating budget is supported by community fund-raisers and direct mail solicitation of county residents. We are grateful for the churches, individuals, school groups and service organizations that raise donations independently on our behalf, and for the local grocers that donate baked goods. Carroll County Government provides donated warehouse space in Westminster and utilities.

More than 94 cents of every dollar donated goes to the purchase of food for needy residents of Carroll County. Food drives and food donations are also very important in helping us maintain a reliable inventory of nutritional items year round. We are constantly purchasing food from a variety of sources based on price and availability. Our Food Bank Coordinator compares bulk prices at local merchants with those available from Maryland Food Bank, a large wholesaler in the Maryland Region. When possible, we take advantage of special deals to stock up on essential food supplies that can be held in reserve until needed.

 

Friday, October 23, 2015 at 06:00 PM
Powisset Farm in Dover, MA

Friday Fall Farm Dinner

Join us at Powisset Farm while we enjoy a seasonal dinner, the scenic view of the farm at sunset, and the company of new and old farm friends. Ticket price includes full dinner, non-alcoholic beverages (beer and wine will be available for purchase), dessert, and entertainment.

Friday, October 23, 2015 at 06:30 PM

Movie Night (Movie TBD)

Join us for a Health Potluck and a movie screening (movie TBD) beginning at 6:30 p.m. 

Saturday, October 24, 2015 at 08:00 AM

Tastes of the Seasons

Join us in the Kitchen for our weekly seasonal tastings sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield Massachusetts. We are featuring seasonal produce or products from the market. Producers, chefs and experts are on hand to inform and enlighten you about how the food is grown, processed and distributed, as well as providing tips for storage and production. This includes learning about varieties of seasonal products sold at the Market such as: apples, berries, peaches, tomatoes, edible flowers and more. In the winter season items such as bread, chocolate and cheese are sampled.

These two-hour, non-ticketed events are free and open to the general public designed for a broad audience of market patrons RSVP at www.thetrustees.org

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