Local Foods Connection Blog

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“Come to the Table” with PFI this weekend January 8, 2008

Filed under: Uncategorized — caroline@LFC @ 6:28 pm

The Practical Farmers of Iowa are holding their annual conference, “Come to the Table,” in Des Moines this weekend. Co-sponsored by the Practical Farmers of Iowa, the Iowa State University Extension, the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture, Organic Valley, SYSCO Corporation, and Frontier Natural Products Co-op, conference registration begins at 11am on Friday, January 11th and the conference runs through Saturday at 4.30pm.

The conference will bring together farmers and food advocates from throughout the Midwest, including one of Local Foods Connection’s favorite farmers, Susan Jutz of ZJ Farms. Curt Ellis and Ian Cheney will also be on hand for a screening of their film “King Corn.”

Download the conference flier or check out the PFI web site for more information.

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