I mentioned the #secretfarmbill last post, and there was much talk and action about it at #cfsc2011. Now comes Mark Bittman, the Minimalist Cook and NYT goodfood blogger, to call it out. Here's the start:
1 Together at the Table October 17-18, Baylor University, Waco TX
Southwest Regional Hunger Summit, hosted by Texas Hunger Initiative of Baylor University, and USDA.
2 Food Day October 21-27, Food Week in San Antonio
October 24, Food Day
Nationwide observation. FPCSA is the official organizer for our area. List your events on the national site. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to volunteer or host.
Dinner Garden Local, and also national! "We can end hunger through gardening." My kind of folks.
Texas Food Policy Roundtable A broadly based group of Texas leaders who develop, coordinate and improve the implementation of food policy to address hunger and promote equitable, sustainable and healthy food in Texas.
Texas Organic Farmers & Gardeners Association "Promoting organic agriculture as a sustainable systems approach in the production of food and fiber – a system that protects human and animal health, and preserves the environment."