Learn how you can help reduce hunger in your community. Harvest the Knowledge is a free forum designed to educate and mobilize participants around the goal of reducing food insecurity.
Local experts will examine lack of access to nutritional facts and foods, holistic approaches to nutrition, community gardens, and strategies for encouraging new leaders and empowering youth.
Panel and discussion with potluck lunch, opportunity to network, and community tables with pertinent program information and materials. Childcare provided—including themed activities—for our youngest advocates.
• Tracy Basile, food justice activist, writer, and adjunct environmental studies professor at Pace University.
• Doug DeCandia, organic farmer and food growing coordinator at Westchester Food Bank.
• Sonya Ennis, community services director and food pantry manager at First Seventh Day Adventist Church of White Plains.
• Chloe Fernandez, program coordinator at Westchester County Junior Youth Council
• Yanira Padilla Cruz, patient advocate at Open Door.
• Rev. Richard Witt, executive director at Rural & Migrant Ministry.
TIME AND LOCATION
First Baptist Church of White Plains
456 North Street, corner Bryant Avenue
White Plains NY 10605
Free parking in the church lots.
Individuals interested in attending should sign up at https://www.facebook.com/events/122987821730402/ or https://www.eventbrite.com/e/harvest-the-knowlege-educate-to-empower-tickets-39498637488.
Or call the church office 914.949.5207 for more information.
The event is supported by First Baptist Church of White Plains, Sun & Moon Yoga, Volunteer New York!, Westchester Junior Youth Council (Family Services of Westchester), Tower Garden and Whole Health Whole Home.