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MEDIA ADVISORY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
TUESDAY, APRIL 9, 2013

CONTACT: Joy Hicks, policy development analyst
NCDA&CS
919-707-3012

Sustainable Local Food Advisory Council will meet April 11 in Raleigh

WHO/WHAT: The N.C. Sustainable Local Food Advisory Council will hold its quarterly meeting, which is open to the public.
WHEN/WHERE:

Thursday, April 11
1 p.m.
J.C. Raulston Arboretum
4415 Beryl Road, Raleigh

WHY: Members will hear a summary of listening sessions the council held across the state earlier this year. The council also will receive updates on state legislation and the federal Food Safety Modernization Act.
OTHER INFO: The Sustainable Local Food Advisory Council was created by the General Assembly in 2009. Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler serves as chairman of the 27-member group, which includes farmers, educators, food industry executives, state agency heads, community activists and local-food advocates. For more information, go to www.ncagr.gov/localfood.

 

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Mailing Address:1001 Mail Service Center, Raleigh NC 27699-1001
Physical Address: 2 West Edenton Street, Raleigh NC 27601
Phone: (919) 707-3001; FAX: (919) 733-5047

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