When: Fri., April 29, 7 p.m. 2016
Keynote topic: "Do you know where your food comes from"? The importance of food for health, education, employment and the environment in Newburgh. Join with fellow community members as we welcome Karen Washington, urban farmer and food justice advocate to Newburgh to kick off the first Newburgh Urban Farming Fair. Come hear how Karen has spent decades promoting urban farming as a way for all New Yorkers to have access to fresh, locally grown food in their neighborhoods. Learn her how her experience growing food in her backyard and community gardens has made her dreams possible.