Terre Foods Co-op, in partnership with Bloomingfoods, Clabber Girl and the Local Growers Guild, will host a panel discussion on the topic “Local Food: If It's Local, Why Is It So Hard To Find?” This free event, open to the public, will take place on Thursday, December 8th, at Clabber Girl on the corner of Wabash and 9th Street in Terre Haute, Indiana, starting at 6:30 PM.
The panelists include:
Bob Baesler – owner, Baesler’s Market
Gary Morris – president, Clabber Girl
George Huntington – general manager, Bloomingfoods
Ellen Michel – board member, Local Growers Guild
The discussion, moderated by Andrew Conner of Terre Foods, will explore relationships with local food sources, the challenges of establishing a reliable distribution system, and the emerging commitment to locally-grown food from providers, sellers, and consumers.
A presentation of local and seasonal food from Alan Simmerman of Bloomingfoods will be offered at 6:30 PM, with the panel discussion following at 7:00 PM.
This event is free and open to the public.