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Exploring Our Food: Farm to Fork

Updated: Mar 29, 2022

WHAT: Mobile County Master Gardeners 2022 Spring Educational Seminar

WHEN: Saturday, April 23, 2002, 9:30 am to 3:00 pm

WHERE: Jon Archer Center, 1070 Schillinger Rd N, Mobile

WHAT: A day of special local speakers educating us about food options

FEE: $30 which includes a box lunch

· Two local chefs will share their experiences of preparing locally sourced ingredients for the enjoyment of their patrons: Chris Rainosek of Noble South and Jim Smith of Hummingbird Way.

· Two local farmers will talk about their work to produce local food for us: Doug Ankersen of Double D Oyster Nursery and Will Mastin of Local Appetite Growers.

· Two food educators will discuss food from a health standpoint: Kristin Alpine of Wildflowers and Fresh Food and Antoinette Hamilton, Food Educator for Alabama Extension.

· A box lunch will be provided, accompanied by a walk through the DREAM Demonstration Garden at the Jon Archer Center where Master Gardeners raise fruits, vegetables, and ornamentals. All produce grown in the DREAM Demonstration Garden is donated to Mission of Hope Ministries in Mobile.

Exploring Our Food: Farm to Fork

9:30 - 10 Registration at Jon Archer Center

10 - 10:35 Chris Rainosek - Noble South

10:45 - 11:20 Doug Ankersen - Double D Oysters

11:30 - 12:05 Kristin Alpine, RN, BSN - Wildflowers and Fresh Food

12:05-12:55 Lunch and tours of the DREAM Demonstration Garden

12:55 - 1:30 Jim Smith - Hummingbird Way

1:40 - 2:15 Will Mastin - Local Appetite Growers

2:25 - 3:00 Antionette Hamilton - Nutrition Educator for Alabama Extension

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