Celebrate the vibrancy of the Finger Lakes region at the 2013 Local Fair!

The 2013 Local Fair

November 21, 2013 at Albert R. Mann Library, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

Pre-register deadline October 31: http://localfair.mannlib.cornell.edu/subpages/registration.html

The 2013 Local Fair @ Cornell is sponsored by the Albert R. Mann Library,Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins CountyCornell Small Farms Program and Farmers’ Market at Cornell. The goals of the Fair are to:

  • Celebrate the productivity and ingenuity of the Finger Lakes region, including our capacity to support thriving, resilient communities;
  • Educate, increasing awareness and understanding around local and regional food, fiber and energy systems, and localized economies;
  • Connect, highlighting campus-community partnerships that are vital to fulfillment of our Land Grant mission. This includes helping improve the quality of life for NYS residents and communities through research based knowledge that is relevant to their needs and concerns;
  • Encourage greater collaboration and innovation in support of the above goals.

This year’s theme is Fair & Local, showcasing enterprises and initiatives supporting fair and equitable local economies and “value chains”.Inspiring and instructive examples will be on display, demonstrating locally informed and guided strategies for supporting people, planet and fair profits across the supply chain. Check here for more details
Questions? Contact us at mann-public-ed-prog@cornell.edu

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