F.A.R.M. CAFE Hosts Local NAACP Chapter F.A.C.E.S. Event on Thursday, April 9

Published Wednesday, April 8, 2015 at 9:53 am

The Watauga County NAACP Chapter will be presenting at the April F.A.C.E.S. event. This month’s speaker is Chris Osmond who has entitled his talk, “Teaching Into the Crisis: Public Education’s Moment, and What We Can Do About It”. The event will be held on April 9 beginning at 5:30pm.

Dinner will be served after the presentation and will follow the “pay as you can” method used daily at F.A.R.M. Café. Suggested donations are based on plate size. Those who are able to give are encouraged to donate within the suggested range or give a little more to help a neighbor in need. Those who cannot give are invited to donate an hour of their mobile casino time in exchange for a meal.

F.A.C.E.S. (Food, Agriculture, Community, Economy, and Spirituality) is a monthly community event held at F.A.R.M. Café. The event consists of a forty five minute presentation followed by an opportunity for community conversation on the topic. F.A.C.E.S. is an extension of F.A.R.M. Café’s goal to create a healthy and inclusive community. It is not only a platform for important conversations, but also an opportunity for people to get connected to one another and issues that affect us all. Community members are invited to share and discuss issues and topics that are meaningful to them and the High Country. Individuals are encouraged to suggest possible topics or presenters. Please email [email protected] with suggestions.

The F.A.C.E.S. event will be held at F.A.R.M. Café located at 617 West King St., walking distance from the ASU campus. All community members are invited to join the conversation and share a delicious meal. F.A.R.M. Cafe is open Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

It is a non-profit, pay-what-you-can community kitchen that strives to build a healthy and inclusive community. F.A.R.M. Café provides high quality and delicious meals produced from local sources when available, served in a restaurant where everybody eats, regardless of means. The daily menu and event information can be found on Facebook or at farmcafe.org.

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