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When you drink that warm cup of coffee each morning do you ever take the time to think about where it came from? About the coffee bush growing on the other side of the world? About the farmer who hand picked the bean and what his/her working condition was like? Did you know the bean is actually a seed? Join us to hear more from David Blanchard founder of Blanchard’s Coffee Roasting Co.Find out more »
Please join us for our April membership meeting! Speaker details coming soon.Find out more »
Humans are creatures dependent on food. It is the basis for our survival, and it plays a major role in determining our health and well-being. We often plan our days around food, we center our family gatherings around food, and food plays a massive role in the economy of our world. Yet most people have lost a very important connection to this thing that has such a large impact on our daily lives.
Please join us for an evening of enlightened conversation as we learn to explore food in a different way. Professor Wirzba will discuss the importance of recognizing food as a gift to be treasured vs. food as a commodity. Wirzba writes: “To receive food as a gift, and to share it with each other, opens up a new way of imagining a community’s economic life together and forms a tangible connection to the natural world.”Find out more »