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The Central Oregon Locavore

Posted By:  Liz Goodrich
Date Posted:  2/15/2012

Nicolle TimmJoin Nicolle Timm for a look at the Central Oregon Locavore scene at the Redmond Public Library on Tuesday, February 21 at 6:30 pm. Both programs are free and open to the public.

During her presentation, Timm will explain the grassroots food and local faming movement in Central Oregon. “Getting involved can make a difference,” says Timm. She will also address the nutritional advantages of fresh, local food vs. commercial, mass-produced products.

Nicolle Timm is a registered nurse and board-certified lactation consultant at St Charles Medical Center Bend & Redmond as well as the engine behind Central Oregon Locavore, a year-round online farmers market. Timm organizes several local-food oriented events including WWOLF (Willing Workers On Local Farms), Edible Adventure Crew (Gleaning Fieldtrips), Meet Your Farmer Dinners (Locally sourced dinners featuring a presentation by the producers themselves and Community Supper (Seasonal at cost local food dinner gatherings). She is also co-founder of Local Commerce Alliance non-profit.

For more information about this or other library programs, please visit the library website at People with disabilities needing accommodations (alternative formats, seating or auxiliary aides) should contact Liz at 312-1032.

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