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Slow Food Minnesota’s summer potluck and lecture: Ginny Black on composting

Posted by deborahmclaren on June 3, 2010

A BIG SHOUT OUT TO SLOW FOOD MINNESOTA!!

Slow Food Minnesota’s summer potluck and lecture: Ginny Black on composting

Ginny Black on composting
Sunday, June 13, 4 – 7 p.m.
Minnehaha Park, Minneapolis

“Join us for a talk on composting from a backyard-to-statewide perspective with Ginny Black. Ginny works for the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency as its organics recycling specialist. She assists the private, public and non-profit sectors in reusing and recycling food residuals and non-recyclable paper. She also works with compost facilities to develop markets for high quality compost. She has served as a Board member of the US Composting Council board of directors since 1995.

The talk will be followed by a semi-potluck picnic. Slow Food Minnesota provides the main course of grilled meats and vegetarian options. Please bring a side dish or dessert.

We’ve reserved a lovely picnic facility with hiking trails and even a wading pool nearby. Location details: Wabun B picnic area, Minnehaha Park, 47th Ave. S. and Godfrey Parkway, Minneapolis, MN 55406.

Reservations: $10 for members; $15 for non-members; children 12 and under, free. To reserve by mail: please send a check to Barbara Horter, 14137 Whiterock Road, Burnsville, MN 55337. Please include the names of adults for check-in. Be sure to include the number of children 12 and under.”

For more information, contact:
See http://www.slowfoodmn.org/events.html for more information and to register online.

Events in the planning stage:
• Baking deli breads with the St. Paul Bread Club. Tentatively in July. Members only.
• More Snail in the Park potlucks: August 22 (farm to school) and October 17 (food writers).
• A Hmong food and farming event.
• A chocolate tasting this winter.
• Tales of Terra Madre: a forum about Slow Food International’s conference on sustainable food. December.
• Film showing this winter.

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