JANUARY 25, 2011
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
BOB ROTATORI - 216-635-3263 - or -
DAN CRANDALL - 216-635-3274
Cleveland Metroparks "Inviting the Planet to Dinner"
series begins on Thursday, February 17 at 7 p.m. at Rocky
RiverNatureCenter in North Olmsted.
Join Peter McDermott of the non-profit Local Food Cleveland,
speaking on "Inviting the Planet to Dinner" for an
evening about the powerful local food movement in Cleveland.
Learn hot to get involved in growing a thriving local food economy
and how to better connect with neighbors to transform
Rocky RiverNatureCenter's Manager Wendy Weirich says, "We
know that food grown in harmony with the natural world is better
for the planet and better for you. We are offering programs
about food because it links all of us to the planet. Healthy
food, healthy planet, healthy humans."
VisitRocky RiverNatureCenter every third Thursday, February
through May and again from August through November, to discover
healthy foods grown locally, or even in the backyard.
The series continues on Thursday, March 17 with the movie
"The World According to Monsanto." The race is on
to genetically engineer and patent the world's food supply.
Come and learn more about a major world corporation's impact
on our food, health, environment, and economy. A short
discussion will follow the film.
The series continues with:
April 21 - Tom and Wendy Wiandt of Killbuck Valley Mushrooms ($5
fee and registration required)
May 19 - topic TBD
Rocky RiverNatureCenter is located at 24000 Valley Parkway,
between Cedar Point Road and Shepard Lane in North Olmsted - just
off the I-480/Clague Road exit (westbound) and I-480/Columbia Road
For more information, call 440-734-6660.
Become a "foodie" and "Invite the Planet to
Dinner" with Cleveland Metroparks - part of your