VFC and McIntosh Memorial Library Programming
This summer, the VFC and the McIntosh Memorial Library’s Adult Programming Committee are continuing their efforts to put on educational events about food and sustainable agriculture. In addition to the Farmstead Chef presentation on August 9th, there are a number of other educational events planned.
Food Book Club Update:
In June, the Library’s Food Book club read and discussed Animal, Vegetable, Miracle by Barbara Kingsolver. On Tuesday, August 21st from 6:30-7:30pm the Library’s Food Book club will meet and discuss The Billionaire’s Vinegar: The Mystery of the World’s Most Expensive Bottle of Wine by Benjamin Wallace. Anyone interested in reading the book and discussing it with the group is welcome to attend. In September, the Food Book Club is reading Coop by Michael Perry. The book club meets on the third Tuesday of every month from 6:30-7:30pm to discuss a book on a food related topic. If you’d like to get involved with the food book club, call or email Trina Erickson, Library Director at (608) 637-7151 ext. 5 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
During the month of August, the Library is planning on screening the following documentary:
Lunch Line screening on Thursday, August 2nd at 5:30pm in Vernon Memorial Hospital Conference Room #1. Lunch Line looks at the history and the future of the school lunch in the United States. The film runs approximately 60 minutes. Following screening, Meghan Heitman the AmeriCorps Member for the Vernon County Farm to School Initiative will talk about her work to get more fresh and local food into schools in the county.