Slow Food Harrisburg’s 4th Annual Author Series

Mark “Coach” Smallwood, Executive Director, Rodale Institute

Trends in organic farming/ gardening: from backyard to  national food policy

 Presentation and Dinner Tuesday, March 27, 6:00PM


The Rodale Institute’s executive director, Mark “Coach” Smallwood, will discuss the results of the Institute’s 30-year of farming systems trials. He will also describe the Institute’s new initiatives to support the growth of organic agriculture, efforts that have relevance for backyard gardeners as well as national food policy makers.  Join us for this informative discussion on how Rodale plans to grow the next crop of organic farmers.


At Harvest Restaurant Hotel Hershey

Harvest offers genuine American cuisine made from the freshest local and regional ingredients. The chef is preparing a special menu featuring an innovative selection of both classic and traditional American fare. Harvest specializes in fresh farm to table ingredients sourced locally.


Cost:  $45 per person includes tax & gratuity; cash bar.  To make a reservation, call the Harvest Restaurant at 717- 534-8800 and state that the reservation is for the Slow Food author presentation on March 27.  All dinners will be PREPAID by credit card.  The deadline for reservations is March 20.



About Slow Food: Slow Food Harrisburg is the local chapter of an international organization whose mission is to build consumer awareness and appreciation for food and its connection to community and the environment.  In essence, a food system that is good, clean and fair.




Harvest Restaurant Hotel Hershey

Print This Post Print This Post