FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
TUESDAY, APRIL 24, 2012
||Joy Hicks, policy development analyst
Sustainable Local Food Advisory Council will meet April 26 in Raleigh
|| The N.C. Sustainable Local Food Advisory Council will hold its quarterly meeting, which is open to the public.
Thursday, April 26
1 to 4 p.m.
J.C. Raulston Arboretum
4415 Beryl Road, Raleigh
|| The agenda will include discussion of local food assessments, updates on the House Select Committee on Childhood Obesity and legislative actions, and a presentation on local food marketing efforts.
|| The Sustainable Local Food Advisory Council was created by the General Assembly in 2009. Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler serves as chairman of the 27-member group, which includes farmers, educators, food industry executives, state agency heads, community activists and local-food advocates. For more information, go to www.ncagr.gov/localfood.