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Scarborough Society to host panel discussion on the culture of sustainable farming

ISSUED: 6 October 2017
MEDIA CONTACT: Valerie Owens

SHEPHERDSTOWN, WV — Shepherd University’s Scarborough Society Art and Lecture Series will host a panel discussion titled “The Sustainable Table: Cultivating a Farm-to-Fork Lifestyle with Locally Sourced Food,” Thursday, October 12, at 6 p.m. in the Scarborough Library Reading Room. The event is free and open to the public, and a reception will follow showcasing seasonal fare from the panelists themselves and Shepherd University Catering.

The panel discussion will focus on the culture of sustainable farming and the benefits of a locally sourced farm-to-fork lifestyle featuring leaders in the local farming and restaurant community. Continuing a dialogue that began in April 2017, the discussion will be moderated by Scott Anderson, co-owner and culinary director of the Community Garden Market of Shepherdstown.

Panelists include Natalie Friend of Tudor Hall Farm, Phil Mastrangelo of Mellow Moods Café and Food PRO, Lars Prillaman and Leslie Randall of Green Gate Farm, and Timothy Newton of Community Garden Market in Berkeley Springs. To learn more about the panelists, visit

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 Shepherd University Foundation at 304-876-5397 or visit

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