From 1:00 – 3:00 pm on Monday, August 12th, Eat Local and Business Acceleration System (BAS) program participants have the special opportunity to discuss the importance of local foods with Dr. Carrie Castille, Science Advisor and Associate Commissioner of the LA Department of Agriculture. Dr. Castille will be discussing methods of strengthening local foods economies in an open forum. This forum will follow a discussion of the role of food policy councils with the Central Louisiana Local Foods Working Group. This is a unique opportunity for the residents of Central Louisiana to discuss projects and initiatives with one of the state’s local foods experts. Reservations are required for BAS and Eat Local participants.
To RSVP, contact John Cotton Dean at firstname.lastname@example.org or 318.205.8692 by 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 8th.