Slow Food potlucks in Flatbush this weekend!

broccoliTwo Slow Food-themed potlucks will be held right here in the neighborhood this weekend: on Sunday September 6th at the Campus Road Garden, and Monday September 7th at P.S. 217.

The Time for Lunch Campaign is a project of Slow Food USA, an educational non-profit with the goal of creating a world in which everyone can enjoy food that is good, clean and fair. The purpose of Time for Lunch is to bring focus to the upcoming Congressional review of Child Nutrition Act, which governs the national school lunch program. You can read all about this on their website.

As part of the campaign, people are holding EAT-INs at schools across the nation on or about Labor Day, Sept 7. This is basically a community potluck of fresh, fantastic, REAL food.


Sunday September 6th, 2-5pm, at Campus Road Garden
Campus Road Garden has combined their event with a roving potluck series at Brooklyn community gardens, taking place on SUNDAYs, from 2 til 5pm, throughout the month of September. See our calendar for more information! Campus Road Community Garden is located at the intersection of Campus Road and Avenue H.

Monday September 7th, 12-3pm, at P.S. 217
P.S. 217’s event is being organized by their Parents’ Association, with Sustainable Flatbush supporting. The P.S. 217 schoolyard is located at the corner of Coney Island and Newkirk Avenues.
Bring a dish to share – and a picnic blanket and/or beach chairs! The more, the merrier! Bring the entire family, friends, and neighbors! No need to register, just show up!

Click here to sign Slow Food USA’s petition to put REAL FOOD in our schools.

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