Local Foods, Local Places showcases Dallas’ food and economic advantages and needs
The City’s Office of Environmental Quality is asking residents who want to boost our local food economy to participate in Local Foods, Local Places Aug. 24-25.
The event will begin with a showcase of vendors at the Farmers Market from 12:30 to 5 p.m. Aug. 25 and conclude with a workshop series at Dallas City Hall from 9 a.m. to noon and 1:30 to 5 p.m.
The event is free, but registration is required. You can register online here. Organizers of the event are asking participants to write on their registration a challenge they’ve experienced on creating sustainable food solutions, and to also suggest solutions.
Dallas is one of 26 cities to receive funding for Local Foods, Local Places, helping promote growth in the local economy and create stronger neighborhoods through food security.