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A Day Of Sustainable Food At Baltimore Museum Of Industry

A Day Of Sustainable Food At The Baltimore Museum Of Industry

FREE Sustainable Food Processing Workshop
Baltimore Museum of Industry MAP IT

Saturday, October 23, 2010  9:30 – 3:00 p.m.

Please join the Baltimore Green Works’ Sustainable Speaker Series and the Baltimore Museum of Industry in discussing the history of the canning industry along the shorelines of the Chesapeake in conjunction with a day focused on our local agriculture and waterways as resources.

Our keynote speaker, Delaware’s Secretary of Agriculture and lima bean expert, Ed Kee will trace the history of food processing along the shores of the Chesapeake Bay.  Secretary Kee is a nationally and internationally recognized expert on vegetable science and has authored or co-authored more than 30 articles in scholarly journals and the book, Saving Our Harvest: The History of the Mid-Atlantic Canning and Freezing Industry.

Participants are encouraged to arrive early and register to join in on the following breakout sessions:

  • Chemicals on your foods and in your packaging
  • Sustainable Fishing
  • Schoolyard Gardening/Farming
  • Living SOLEfully, take the challenge!

This is a family friendly event.  Children’s activities and workshops will be available throughout the day. This is a free event, open to the public.  Donations are appreciated and refreshments will be served.  Please check back for updates and changes.

This event is presented in partnership by Baltimore Green Works and the Baltimore Museum of Industry and sponsored by Maryland Humanities Council, Lorenz, Inc., Living Classrooms Foundation and Urbanite Magazine.


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