Join CISA (Community Involved in Sustaining Agriculture) for a broad-ranging panel discussion on the future of local agriculture and the local food movement in Hampden County. A region with rural farmland, changing suburban landscapes, and vibrant urban agriculture projects, Hampden County has unique challenges and opportunities for farmers and for consumers interested in local food, hunger, and sustaining farm businesses and land. Speakers include Elizabeth O’Gilvie of Gardening the Community, Gene Kosinski of Kosinski Farms, Karen Randall of Randall’s Farm and Greenhouse in Ludlow, and Margaret Christie of CISA. This event is free, open to the public, and light appetizers will be provided. Please rsvp by November 17th. Co-sponsored by our hosts, the Holyoke Senior Center. Contact Claire Morenon at 413-665-7100, ext. 16 with any questions.
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