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Source Local Food! 7th Local Food & Specialty Crops Trade Show (Ticketed)
Sustainable Business Network of Massachusetts (SBN) (http://www.sbnmass.org) will host its 7th Local Food and Specialty Crop Trade Show on Monday March 5, 2018 at the Curry Student Center, Northeastern University from 8:30 am to 3:00 pm. The event will offer one-stop shopping for wholesale buyers seeking to expand their offering of local food, including specialty crops, value-added products, meat, dairy and seafood. At this event, buyers will have the unique opportunity to meet 100 local farmers and producers who grow and craft some of New England’s finest foods. The Local Food Trade Show will feature open floor trading between wholesale buyers and producers of locally grown food as well as expert panel workshops led by industry leaders. Free one-one technical assistance sessions will be offered to vendors. To register, visit www.bostonlocalfood.org and see a current list of vendors and buyers to be featured at this year’s trade show. For more information, contact the Sustainable Business Network of Massachusetts at 617-395-0250. Tickets are $30 for buyers and attendees. Exhibit booths are $125 and its free for farmers and specialty crop producers as defined by U.S.D.A. The Specialty Crop and Local Food Trade Shows event is sponsored by Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources (MassGrown), Northeastern University, Farm Credit East, Hannaford, Red Tomato, and The Food Loft. Partners for this event include Massachusetts Coalition for Local Food and Farm, Farm Share Fair, Massachusetts Specialty Foods Association, Meatworks at The Livestock Institute, Natural Awakenings, Interise, the Northwest Atlantic Marine Alliance (NAMA), and Urban Farming Institute. About SBN’s Local Food Program SBN’s Boston Local Food Program strives to create a vibrant local food system, ensuring accessibility of healthy food for people of all demographics and economic backgrounds while supporting the growth of local food producers, farmers and entrepreneurs. SBN is one of nine members of the Massachusetts Coalition of Food and Farms, Massachusetts Buy Local Groups who are committed to the idea that knowing where your food comes from makes both good health and economic sense. Buy Local Group efforts have helped generate consumer awareness and demand for locally grown food products while improving access to these important food sources. Volunteers needed. Sign up here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfA4ygxvSyM95FF-XzuTmpF91ocyTRs2fxwZG5V872h_omPkw/viewform

Curry Student Center (Northeastern University)

346 Huntington Ave · Boston, MA

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The Urban Homesteaders’ League is calendar for workshops and skill-shares on ecological urban agriculture, urban livestock, food preparation and preservation, making your own skincare products and cleaning supplies, urban composting, basic carpentry, green retrofitting, fiber arts, and sustainable urban living skills of all kinds. We hope to see you at an upcoming event!

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The UHL is dedicated to inspiring and empowering individuals and communities to shift from a lifestyle of passive consumption to one of active participation, creation, and connection. We are committed to re-imagining the good life as one that is meaningful, pleasurable, environmentally sustainable, and socially just. We place the home at the center of that pursuit and see it as a site for personal and societal transformation.

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