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Local Foods, Local Places Grant Meeting

September 11, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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One event on September 11, 2018 at 9:00 am

Hopewell Downtown Partnership Receives Local Food, Local Places Grant!

Hopewell is one of 16 communities selected to participate in Local Foods, Local Places (LFLP), a federal initiative through the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that helps communities reinvest in their neighborhoods and improve quality of life as they develop the local food economy. Through LFLP, a team of agricultural, environmental, public health and regional economic development experts will work directly with the Hopewell Downtown Partnership and other community leaders to help grow food entrepreneurism and provide better access to local, healthy foods. For more information, please visit this website.

Where:

  • Guncotton Coffee and Gallery
  • 238 East Broadway Avenue Hopewell, VA 23860

When:

  • Community Meeting: Monday, September 10th 5:30PM-8:00PM (Food and refreshments will be available).
  • Action Planning Sessions: Tuesday, September 11th 9:00AM-5PM

What:

The community meeting will include interactive discussions about opportunities to use local food initiatives to strengthen downtown Main Street, foster economic development, and promote better public health outcomes. The second day action planning sessions will highlight case studies, best practices and focus on creating a community action plan with specific implementation steps. Participants are welcome to attend both days or any part of either day.

Who should attend?

Local food network stakeholders, local community members, non-profit representatives, public health professionals, business owners, city and county staff, and federal and state agency staff.

Details

Date:
September 11, 2018
Time:
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Organizer

Hopewell Downtown Partnership
Email:
stacey@hopewelldowntown.com

Venue

Guncotton Coffee and Gallery
238 E Broadway
Hopewell, Va 23860 United States
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