South Points Food Collaborative Hosts Block Party - Archived


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South Points Food Collaborative Hosts Block Party Oct. 15
in Hazelwood Neighborhood
‘Field-to-fork’ family event showcases transformation of vacant land into urban farm

The South Points Family Jam neighborhood block party celebrates the South Points Food Collaborative’s efforts to convert vacant land—formerly the Iroquois housing project—into an urban farming oasis. The event will open the farm to neighbors and engage residents in the site’s transformation.

WHAT:
South Points Family Jam

WHEN:
Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016
11 a.m.-2 p.m.

WHERE:
4233 Tuscarora Way
Corner of Hazelwood and Bicknell avenues
Louisville, KY 40215                        

OPPORTUNITIES:
Photo/B-Roll opportunities of guests enjoying hay rides, face painting, pumpkin painting, cider pressing, healthy food cooking demos and more
Interviews with Iroquois neighbors and event participants
Interviews with representatives of event’s partner organizations

MORE:
Partners in the South Points Food Collaborative include KentuckyOne Health, The Food Literacy Project, Louisville Metro Housing Authority, Gate of Hope Ministries International, Louisville Grows, veteran farmer Andrew Hockenberry, and farmer and consultant Ivor Chodkowski.

 

Publish Date: 

Friday, October 14, 2016