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Campus Farm Manager, Duke University (North Carolina)

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: October 4th, 2013

Durham, NC – The Duke Campus Farm is a one-acre fruit and vegetable farm dedicated to serving the Duke community with fresh, healthy, sustainable produce and providing an educational facility around all things food related.

 

Applications are currently being accepted for the Program Coordinator position with the Duke Campus Farm.  The Program Coordinator is responsible for furthering the mission of the Duke Campus Farm in two primary areas: 1) increasing access to local, organic, and sustainable food on campus, primarily from the Duke Campus Farm; and 2) growing the farm’s role as an educational resource that provides the Duke community with opportunities to engage with the study and research of food, economics, agriculture, human culture, and the environment through academic inquiry and extracurricular activities.

 

Learn more.

 

Sep 13: Fall Welcome Mixer – Community Health Advocates at Tufts

CHAT focus is on health promotion, health policy and engaging the community at local, state and national levels about issues of public health relating to health promotion, disease prevention and management.  CHAT is comprised of Tufts graduate students in health related fields. For more about CHAT, visit: http://sites.tufts.edu/chat/ and www.facebook.com/CHATufts . CHAT will provide snacks and a chance to learn more about the first official student group in the Tufts Public Health and Professional Degree Program!

Event will be held 4-6pm in Jarharis Cafe/Courtyard

Aug 03: Tour of Drumlin Farm

Curious about local food production here in Massachusetts?  Interested in visiting a working farm?  Join Friends of MetroFuture at Drumlin Farm in Lincoln!  Explore the farm and field area and hear from a teacher naturalist about the challenges involved in growing and raising food locally and on a large scale.  Learn about the energy, quality of life, and ecological issues surrounding the food industry, including genetically modified food, land use, and management.  Make sure to dress appropriately as there will be some walking on dirt trails outdoors.  This is an all-weather event and it requires a fee of $9.25 per person that goes to Mass Audubon. (Photo Credit: Drumlin Farm).

10a.m.-12p.m. on August 3.

Directions and Parking Information are here.

RSVP here.

 

Jun 16: Hyper-Local Craft Brew Tasting

Calling all foodies, artisan craft food devotees, craft brew fans, localvores, brew hobbyists, nano-brewers, and micro-brewers and the curious-minded.

Join us for our third Local Craft Brew event and first event highlighting the pairing local brews with local ingredients. Come learn, explore, socialize, and network with more than 20 brewers and local food artisans and enjoy 3 hours of tastings of local craft beer, wine, cider, and mead. While you celebrate local brews, you can savor live music by local musicians at this lovefest of all things good and local.

Hyper-Local Craft Brew will showcase local craft brewers and highlight, celebrate and local promote brews made with locally sourced ingredients, including hops, barley, wheat, fruit and many other local items used for flavoring–herbs, teas, coffees, chocolates, honey and more. During this event, you will also have a chance to talk with our local brewers and purchase local wine, directly from our local vintners.

Bottled Wine will be available for sale from local vintners.

Food will be on sale by local vendors for $5.00 or less.
Spread the word, tell your friends, and get your tickets early because we plan to sell out.

Jan 23: ALLLocal Dinner (Lexington, MA)

Start the New Year off right by eating and living well with a delicious, and meaningful ALLocal Dinner from nourish restaurant in Lexington.

Share in their commitment to health and whole foods by enjoying a mouthwatering, and sumptuously sustainable meal– sourced 100% locally, right down to the salt. As you dine, network with foodies and locavores as we engage in “A Conversation about Localizing Food,” hosted by the SBN. Our inspiring speakers include nourish’s Karen Masterson and JD Kemp, founder of Crop Circle Kitchen and Organic Renaissance/Food Ex.

Location: nourish, 1727 Massachusetts Avenue, Lexington, MA

Website:           http://nourishlexington.com/

Date: Monday, January 23, 2012

Time: 6:00-7:00 Networking & Cocktail Reception, 7:00-8:30 Dinner

Menu: A three-course meal with the option of local meatloaf, local seafood or vegan

local tempeh entree. Beverage and gratuity not included.

Guests: Join in the conversation with featured guests:

  • Laury Hammel – founder and executive director of Sustainable Business Network of Greater Boston
  • JD Kemp – owner and founder of FoodEx and Crop Circle Kitchen
  • Karen Masterson – founder and owner of nourish which is dedicated to responsibly sourced, reasonably priced food
  • Fan Watkinson – program director of Boston Local Food Program
  • Nicola Williams – president and owner of The Williams Agency, producer of Boston Local Food Festival

Price: $45 for food and food gratuity (beverage and beverage gratuity separate)

Transportation: There is a large metered parking lot located behind the restaurant. MBTA bus routes #62 and #76, serving Alewife Station, stop nearby.

Funds Benefit: Boston Local Food Program

Registration: These events sell out quickly! Register now by clicking here!

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