2011 Food Day Fair Challenges Greater Kansas City to Eat Real
Fairgoers Can Explore Ways to Eat Healthy, Locally and Sustainably
The Greater Kansas City Food Day Planning Committee represents more than 15 agencies, organizations, businesses and individuals in the metro area that support local, healthy and sustainable food.
For more information, please contact Cheri LeBlond, Food Day Planning Committee member and Kansas City Food Circle Co-Coordinator at 913-558-9496 or
Visit http://FoodDay.org for more information about the national event.
2011 Food Day Fair Celebrates Real Food
- When: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., Saturday, October 22, 2011
Who: The Greater Kansas City Food Day Planning Committee, representing more than 15 area agencies, organizations, businesses and individuals that support “real food,” which is local, healthy and sustainable.
What: The 2011 Food Day Fair challenges the Kansas City community to eat real on Food Day, October 24, 2011, whether it is one ingredient, one meal, all day or every day. To help the community do this, the Food Day Fair will share free information, chef demonstrations, food samples, kid’s activities and ways to create a stronger, healthier, more accessible local food system.
Where: City Market, 20 East 5th St., Kansas City, Mo.
Why: Food Day is a new national, annual event. Modeled after Earth Day and created by the nonprofit Center for Science in the Public Interest, Food Day inspires America to support healthy, affordable food grown in a sustainable, humane way. Cities across the country will inspire communities to eat real each year on Oct. 24 by holding events, initiating community projects or simply encouraging people to think about how they eat. The Food Day Fair is one of many events celebrating Food Day in Greater Kansas City.
How: The public can visit ten information tables that explore how to eat “real food.” Themes include cooking, preservation, advocacy, gardening and nutrition.