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MEDIA ADVISORY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
FRIDAY, JAN. 14, 2011

CONTACT:

Brian Long, director
NCDA&CS Public Affairs

(919) 707-3007

Sustainable Local Food Advisory Council to hold meeting Jan. 20 in Raleigh

WHO/WHAT: The N.C. Sustainable Local Food Advisory Council will hold its quarterly meeting, which is open to the public.
WHEN: Thursday, Jan. 20
1 to 4 p.m.
WHERE: Martin Building, inside Gate 9
State Fairgrounds
1025 Blue Ridge Road
Raleigh
ADDITIONAL INFO:

Guest speaker will be Scott Marlow, director of farm sustainability with Pittsboro-based Rural Advancement Foundation International-USA. Other agenda items include the presentation of recommendations contained in the council’s annual report to the General Assembly, and updates from subcommittees.

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler serves as chairman of the 27-member group, which includes farmers, educators, food industry executives, community activists and local-food advocates. For more information, go to www.ncagr.gov/localfood.

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NCDA&CS Public Affairs Division, Brian Long, Director
Mailing Address:1001 Mail Service Center, Raleigh NC 27699-1001
Physical Address: 2 West Edenton Street, Raleigh NC 27601
Phone: (919) 707-3005; FAX: (919) 733-5047

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