BUILDING A LOCAL FOOD SYSTEM SERIES – FALL CANNING WORKSHOP
Grow Local * Eat Local * Feed Your Neighbor
CHICAGO – - Neighborhood Nutrition Centers (NNC) is proud to announce it is hosting a Fall Canning Workshop scheduled for Thursday, September 29, 2011, 6:30pm at Luther Memorial Church located at 2500 West Wilson Avenue. The workshop will be led by Emily Sulita with a $5 suggested donation to cover materials.
Space is limited – reservations are recommended by e-mailing Les@NNCenters.org, or cal 773-339-5925. Further information about the workshop may be found a www.NNCenters.org/canning.
NNC is dedicated to Building a Local Food System using community partnerships to grow and deliver food for those who need nutritional assistance, and serving as an educational resource for local growers.
“One of our best ways to access nutritious food throughout the season,” said Executive Director, Les Kniskern, “is to learn best practices for canning and preserving.”
Once a week, Neighborhood Nutrition Centers delivers food to Ravenswood Community Services which offers a weekly food pantry and a hot meal every Tuesday evening at All Saints’ Episcopal Church at 1757 W. Wilson Avenue. The pantry is open between 5:30 and 7:30 pm, and the meal is served at 6:30. Since its inaugural delivery on August 23, 2011, Neighborhood Nutrition Centers has delivered 335 lbs of neighbor fresh produce.
Neighborhood Nutrition Centers works under the fiscal agency of Center for Economic Policy Analysis, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, and may be found online at: www.NNCenters.org.
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