Lincoln University Cooperative Extension (LUCE) presents Scaling Up: A Food Hub Workshop for Serious Growers in the Kansas City, Missouri Area. These workshops for taking serious growers wanting to take production to the next level will take place over the course of four months covering topics such as 'packing and grading and cold storage needs for crop', 'post-harvest handling for wholesale production', 'crop planning for whole production', 'food safety planning and implementation' and more! These workshops are free to registrants and will be held at various locations throughout the Kansas City region. For more information and registration, contact Katie Nixon, RR 71 Box 1168, Wheatland, MO 65779, email: NixonK@LincolnU.edu, phone: (816) 809-5074 or click here for flyer.
Lincoln University Cooperative Research presents "We are Bringin' the Farms to Campus" on Lincoln University's campus quad, Wednesday, October 14, 2015, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Come learn what is happening at Lincoln University farms and join us for the food samples, educational displays & petting zoo! For more information, contact Kimberly Cash at CashK@LincolnU.edu. Click here for flyer.
REEL MEN REAL FATHERS: Reel Men Support Pink
Lincoln University Cooperative Extension Youth Development/Kids' Beat Program will host REEL FATHERS REAL MEN: Reel Men Support Pink "Champions of Hope Win With a Knockout Punch!" Sunday, October 11, 2015, 2:00 p.m. at C.F. Bowden Center, 700 Sy Williams, Charleston, MO 63834. Featuring: Host of ABC's KDNL Television 30, "Them Yo People", Gary "Mister Gary" Boyd of St. Louis, MO, Lincoln Unversity's Dr. Said Sewell, Ms. Mary Tillman of Foxy 95.5 Radio Angel, St. Louis, Missouri and more. Special guest will be Brenda McClintock, Eagle Heights Worship Center, Springfield, Missouri. A nutrition break will be provided. This program is dedicated to the memory of Aquilla Blissett and Crystal Cooper. Click here for flyer.
Dare To Be You!
Lincoln University Cooperative Extension wants you to Save the Date for Dare To be You!, a Mind, Body and Spirit Conference focusing on health and well-being, Thursday, November 12, 2015. This wellness conference focusing on health and well-being will be held at the O'Fallon Park Recreation Complex, 4343 West Florissant Road, Saint Louis, MO 63115. Dare To Be You is an experience designed to empower minority individuals to be more proactive in their own health and well-being. Sessions will include fitness and wellness, mental health, homeopathic remedies, positive spirit and more!. There is no cost to attend this wellness conference which includes continental breakfast and a light lunch. Click here for flyer.
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