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Scarborough Society to host April 6 panel discussion on farm-to-fork lifestyle

ISSUED: 28 March 2017
MEDIA CONTACT: Valerie Owens

SHEPHERDSTOWN, WV — The Shepherd University Scarborough Society is sponsoring a panel discussion on the culture of sustainable farming and the benefits of a farm-to-fork lifestyle featuring leaders in the local farming and restaurant community on Thursday, April 6, at 6 p.m. in the Scarborough Library Reading Room. The event, titled “The Sustainable Table: Cultivating a Farm-to-Fork Lifestyle with Locally Sourced Food,” is free and open to the public and a reception catered by Domestic will immediately follow the discussion.

Scott Anderson, co-owner and culinary director of the Community Garden Market of Shepherdstown, will moderate the discussion. Panelists will be Natalie Grantham Friend of Tudor Hall Farm, which sells at the Shepherdstown Farmers Market, Charles Town Farmers Market, Bolivar Farmers Market, The Black Dog Coffee Company, and at Tudor Hall Farm by appointment; Phil Mastrangelo, owner of Mellow Moods Café in Shepherdstown, which opened in 2007 has a menu focused on being environmentally friendly while supporting local famers and community members; Lars Prillaman and Leslie Randall of Green Gate Farm, a small family farm that markets through shares in community supported agriculture (CSA); and Patricia Stephenson, owner of Moon on the Mountain Farm, which offers CSA shares and operates at local farmers markets and events.

Panelists are also offering an online compilation of customized recipes featuring local, sustainable grown ingredients. For more information about the event and to find the recipes, visit www.shepherd.edu/sustainable-table.

The Scarborough Society is a friends of the library organization sponsored by the Shepherd University Foundation. Annual membership dues help support library acquisitions, technology, and programs. Membership is open to all interested supporters of the Scarborough Library. For more information about the Scarborough Art and Lecture Series or the Scarborough Society, contact the Foundation at 304-876-5397 or visit www.shepherduniversityfoundation.org.

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