Quick Bites

City Schoolyard Garden: Dig Into Spring!

City Schoolyard Garden and our partners PB&J Fund and Harvest Moon Catering invite you to join us for a special dinner and fundraiser on Friday, March 20. We are celebrating the Spring Equinox with a delicious four-course meal created by the chefs at Harvest Moon, featuring produce harvested right from CSG’s gardens. Please visit the Dig into Spring site for more details and to purchase tickets. And please help to publicize this special event! Your support of this premier evening will fund our Garden to Table Summer Camp. This camp, offered to youth from Charlottesville City Parks & R ... [more]

Food Film Forum Screening Prompts Local Action Against Pesticides

Last April, the Food Collaborative, in partnership with the Sierra Club, Jefferson-Madison Regional Library, and Whole Foods, hosted a screening of the film "A Chemical Reaction." Concerned by the information conveyed in the film and in the following panel, a group of Charlottesville residents has taken action to reduce pesticide use in our community. See the "Daily Progress" story in our "Resources" section or at the link below for a look at their efforts! http://www.cvilletomorrow.org/news/article/20047-city-of-charlottesville-pesticide-use/

"Living in a Food Desert" Documentary Premiere

The College of Agriculture at Virginia State University is excited to invite you to attend the premier of Living in a Food Desert at the Richmond International Film Festival. The premier will be held at 5:00 p.m. on March 1, 2015, at the historic Byrd Theatre. Immediately following the premier, patrons and community partners invite you to participate in a lively panel discussion to be hosted by Daphne Maxwell Reid, renowned actress and co-founder and principal partner of New Millennium Studios. Project History: In 2013, as a result of Delegate Delores McQuinn’s unwavering passion and commitment to citizens who live in food desert area ... [more]

Feature Story

The Food Film Forum Presents Growing Cities on Tuesday, March 3. A reception catered by our co-sponsor, Whole Foods, will begin at 6, followed by the film and panel at 6:30. See you there!

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MSI Info Session Tuesday, Jan 27 at 6:15 pm Monroe Hall Room 116


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