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Audubon Greenwich Hosts Sustainable Food & Farm Expo

Carol Lake, an organic dairy farmer and founder of Simple Cheesemaking will be leading a cheesemaking workshop.

Audubon Greenwich’s Sustainable Food & Farm Expo will take place on March 9 from 10am until 5pm with 18 exhibitors and vendors, including organic farmers, homesteading experts, artisan food producers, specialty food retailers and organic restaurants presenting their products and expertise.

The expo is produced by Audubon Greenwich in cooperation with the Fairfield Green Food Guide. “Audubon is proud to host this exciting, family-friendly event. Organic farming practices and more wholesome approaches to eating will greatly reduce our burden on Earth’s natural resources while enhancing our habitats, soils, and communities” said Jeff Cordulack, Audubon Greenwich’s Events Manager.

“Fairfield County is home to a strong and growing community of organic farmers, artisan food producers, specialty food retailers, organic restaurants and homesteading experts and this event is a fun and effective way for the general public to get to know them and their products and services” said Fairfield Green Food Guide founder Analiese Paik. There will be talks on backyard beekeeping, chicken keeping, organic gardening, community gardening and the soil food web. Workshops will be held on artisan honey, ultra-premium extra virgin olive oil, organic chocolate, biodynamic Champagne plus a cheesemaking for beginners workshop.

Advance reservations recommended for workshops. Tickets are $15/person, $20/couple and $25/family. Tasting Workshops are an additional $10/person, per session. For more information, visit Greenwich.Audubon.org, email [email protected] or call 203-869-5272 x 239.

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