Free Lectures: Local Food is Power

Do you “eat locally?” What exactly does “eat locally” mean? Why eat locally? Get answers to these questions and more at North Shore Community College’s Local Food is Power lecture and discussion.

A panel of community sustainability partners will discuss the economic and social benefits of eating locally grown and prepared foods, as well as how what we eat affects our health, the environment and our community.

The free lectures will be held on both campuses:

Lynn Campus gym, Tuesday, March 13, 9:30-11a.m.

James Harrison, North Shore site director, The Food Project;
Augusta Barlow, owner, Each Peach Café;
Deborah Ball, owner, Human Nature Wellness Center.

Refreshments featuring locally grown and prepared food samples by NSCC’s Culinary Arts students with herbs grown by NSCC’s Horticulture students will be served.

Danvers Campus,Thursday, March 15, 7-8:30p.m.
Math & Science building, room 119,

David Wilson, consultant and lecturer
Augusta Barlow, owner, Each Peach Café
Deborah Ball, owner, Human Nature Wellness Center

Refreshments featuring locally grown, raw prepared desserts and organic, locally roasted coffee will be served.

For more information on either of the events, contact Barbara Ikalainen at 978-739-5560 or at

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