We are delighted to announce that Montgomery County’s first-ever School Food Forum, “Creating a Vision of Fresh, Real Food in Montgomery County Public Schools,” will be held Saturday, November 2, 9:30am – 2pm at Lutheran Church of St. Andrew, 15300 New Hampshire Ave in Silver Spring, MD 20905. Montgomery Victory Gardens is co-hosting this event with Real Food for Kids – Montgomery.
If you care about school food and nutrition for kids, food education, and the welfare of local farms and agriculture, you won’t want to miss this program, as it brings together a large collection of expertise and experience on this issue, from a local to a national level. Our keynote speaker is nationally known school food reformer Tony Geraci, former Food Director at Baltimore City Schools, current Director of Nutrition Services at Shelby County Schools in Memphis, and subject of the documentary film “Cafeteria Man.” Additional speakers include Marla Caplon, Director of MCPS Food and Nutrition Services, Lisa Lefferts of Center for Science in the Public Interest, Kathy Lawrence of School Food FOCUS, and members of the Montgomery County Council. As you can see, you won’t want to miss this Forum!!
The $25 ticket ($15 students) includes delicious, nutritious locally-sourced lunch from La Prima Catering. (Scholarships are available.) Seats are limited, so register now!