“Local? Sustainable? Organic? – What’s It All Mean and Why Should I Care?”

Herbfest – April 25, 2009    10:00 am

    Concerns about the safety, quality, and maintenance of our food supply have spurred a national discussion on the ways in which we grow, process, and market the fruits (and vegetables) of our labors.  The presentation explores the terminology of the debate and the merits of a new emphasis on local production.   


   Bio:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view co-owner with Susan Wyatt of Kellam-Wyatt Farm in Raleigh, an organic vegetable and fruit cooperative, now in its 6th year of operation.  An organic gardener with 40 years experience, Bob is a member of the Wake County Master Gardeners and an officer in the North Carolina Master Gardener Volunteer Association. He also serves on the Wake County Cooperative Extension Advisory Council.  Prior to turning to farming full time, Bob worked for the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences as a microbiologist in reproductive physiology and the Environmental Protection Agency in the air pollution regulatory program.  He retired from EPA in 2004 after 33 years of Federal service.  




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