Girls Got Guts Reading and Food Day Celebration


  • Categories: Literary
  • Event posted: Oct. 5, 2011
  • Last updated: Sept. 16, 2014

Event details

In honor of Food Day on October 24th--listen to a reading from a new booklet of interviews with small-scale, sustainable women farmers in the Lawrence/Kansas City area while sampling local foods. A panel of local community leaders will be on hand to discuss the importance of local foods and how we can further incorporate them into our community while supporting local and sustainable small-scale farmers.

Presentations by:

Nancy O'Connor on her Growing Food, Growing Health school garden program

Bob Schumm on the fledgling Lawrence city land lease program to support new growers

Rick Martin and Nancy Thellman on the Farm to School program

Local food sampling by:

Green Dirt Farm (fresh sheep cheese)

Maggie's Farm (garlic conserve)

Hippie Chow ( granola)

Reading from Girls Got Guts by: Alison Cain


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