Tuesday, October 16, 2012

The South Central PA Food System Alliance (SCPA-FSA) and its partners have several exciting activities lined up for fall 2012, here are a few:

November 7:  The York County Local Food Summit (8-4) 
  • Penn State Extension- York has partnered with York City Bureau of Health, the York Chapter of Buy Fresh Buy Local®, Sonnewald Natural Foods, YorKitchen, Sunnyside Farm, Spoutwood Farm and Wellspan Health to host The York County Local Food Summit on November 7th, 2012. The exciting event coming to York will feature discussion about creating a sustainable and localized food system in York County. The summit will bring food producers, distributors, processors, retailers, wholesalers, agencies, nonprofits, schools, educators, and government representatives together to address the topic. The day will be cost-effective, interactive, educational, and enlightening to serve as a springboard for further events, policy change, action and feasible planning so as to make the idea of a sustainable York County a reality. 
  • Click here to learn more about the event, hosting partners, and find registration information by visiting:   
November 14:  TCRPC's "Food Systems Planning Creating a Pathway from farm...to market...to table. "
  • This forum and discussion focus on the topics covered in the preliminary report developed by the Tri-County Regional Planning Commission for Cumberland, Dauphin, and Perry Counties.  The event begins at 7pm at the Radisson in Harrisburg and registration is requested by November 6.   
  • Click Here for additional information and a link to register
 January 2013:  SCPA-Food System Alliance Update Conference Call
  • Periodic conference call to provide updates about regional activities since July & discuss upcoming events. 
  • New to the Food System Alliance?  This is a great way to get to know the partners!
  • Would you like to participate?  email: cburns@capitalrcd.org to be included in meeting announcements, including scheduling polls.
February 28, 2013:  SAVE THE DATE - SCPA-Food System Alliance Equity & Inclusion training
  • Training for SCPA-FSA partners preliminary to additional group strategic planning
  • Wilson College will host the event, plan now for ride sharing!
  • Additional information about facilitation and agenda will be available soon - keep an eye on your email inbox & this blog!
  • Note:  Snow date - March 7




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