FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
TUESDAY, APRIL 9, 2013
||Joy Hicks, policy development analyst
Sustainable Local Food Advisory Council will meet April 11 in Raleigh
|| The N.C. Sustainable Local Food Advisory Council will hold its quarterly meeting, which is open to the public.
Thursday, April 11
J.C. Raulston Arboretum
4415 Beryl Road, Raleigh
|| Members will hear a summary of listening sessions the council held across the state earlier this year. The council also will receive updates on state legislation and the federal Food Safety Modernization Act.
|| 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.