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Food and justice for all

Posted by Devra First  November 14, 2011 06:31 PM

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On Thursday, Nov. 17, Brookwood Community Farm presents a panel discussion titled "Toward Food Security for All: Building a Local and Just Food System." The event takes place at 7 p.m. in the Keys Community Room at the Milton Public Library. At 6:30, homemade soup, bread, and cider will be served. The suggested donation is $5.

Participants will discuss issues such as hunger, food insecurity, and how to improve access to healthy food -- matters grappled with regularly at Brookwood. The farm donates at least 10 percent of its produce to food banks and maintains a presence at farmers' markets in low-income communities, in addition to offering CSA and education programs.

Panelists include Judy Lieberman and Simca Horwitz of Brookwood Community Farm, Vivien Morris of the Mattapan Food and Fitness Coalition, Ellen Parker of Project Bread, Jim Buckle of Allandale Farm, and Ashley Stanley of Lovin' Spoonfuls. Food writer Louisa Kasdon moderates.

For more information, go to www.brookwoodcommunityfarm.org or call 617-967-4578.

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