Meet local-economy pioneer Judy Wicks from Philadelphia’s White Dog Cafe, sample farm-to-table treats, and hear stories of Seacoast entrepreneurs dishing out change one plate at a time at the Discover Portsmouth Center on Saturday, August 17th, from 5 to 7 pm! The event is free and open to the public, RSVP requested:
Dishing Out Change with Judy Wicks:
A Talk and Celebration of the Local Food Economy
Discover Portsmouth Center, 10 Middle St, Portsmouth, NH
Saturday, August 17, 2013
Free and open to the public, RSVP requested
Meet the local-economy pioneer from Philadelphia’s White Dog Cafe, sample farm-to-table treats, and hear stories of Seacoast entrepreneurs dishing out change one plate at a time!
Join us for a lively evening with Judy Wicks, nationally recognized activist and “accidental entrepreneur” who turned a muffin shop into a 200-seat restaurant that became a hub of food activism and social justice, creating change on a local and national scale. Wicks will share her stories, as will Seacoast women leaders in the local food movement, at the Discover Portsmouth Center, 10 Middle St., on Saturday, Aug. 17 from 5 to 7 p.m. The event is free and open to the public, although RSVPs are requested at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Restaurant pioneer and nationally recognized activist Judy Wicks of Philadelphia’s famed White Dog Café will join Seacoast leaders in the local food movement for talk and celebration, offering samples of farm-to-table treats and stories about women serving up change one plate at a time.
The event is free, but please RSVP to email@example.com to help us prepare our tastings!
A private, pre-event sail aboard the Gundalow is a $65 suggested donation to benefit Seacoast Local and NH Women’s Initiative. Click here to reserve your space today!
Guests at the free event “Dishing Out Change” will meet Wicks as well as Seacoast women farmers, fishermen and food entrepreneurs at the event. The conversations will explore the way women and men can follow both mind and heart in business, doing what’s right and doing well by doing good.
Judy Wicks, author of the new book “Good Morning, Beautiful Business” and co-founder of the Business Alliance for Local, Living Economies
With Seacoast Local Food Pioneers:
Annette Lee and Nicole Carrier of Throwback Brewery
Kath Gallant of Blue Moon Evolution
Mariah Roberts of Beach Pea Baking Co.
Susan Tuveson of Acorn Kitchen and Susan Kimball of Free Range Rabbitry
• Seacoast Local, encouraging the Seacoast to “Buy Local” and increase our economic, community, and environmental strength
• Water Street Bookstore, celebrating 21 years as a locally owned and independent bookstore and offering books for sale at the event
• The New Hampshire Women’s Initiative, advancing social, economic and political opportunity and equality for all women in New Hamsphire
This is going to be a fun night full of lively conversation, tasty food, and great community — bring a friend! Mark your calendar and RSVP today: firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information: www.seacoastlocal.org