Lehigh Valley Food Conference & Pop-Up Farmers' Market

UPDATE: Online ticket sales have now ended. Tickets will still be available at the door for $5 cash or credit card.

Conference Registration:
$5 (includes $5 market voucher)

Conference Schedule:

  • 9:55 A.M. Conference Introduction
  • 10:00 A.M. Sustainable Food Systems
    Lauren Stocker, Northampton Community College;
    Kelly Allen, Northampton Community College;
    Michael Nieves, Northampton Community College
  • 11:00 A.M. State of the Lehigh Valley Food Economy
    Allison Czapp, Buy Fresh Buy Local Greater Lehigh Valley;
    Brian Moyer, Penn State Ag. Extension;
    Dan Kemper, Rodale Institute;
    Liz Wagner, Crooked Row Farm
  • 12:00 P.M. Break for Lunch, Pop-Up Market, Tour of East 40 Community Garden
  • 1:00 P.M. Local Food Scholars
    Dietlinde Heilmayr, Moravian College;
    Karen Beck-Pooley, Lehigh University
    Sandra Aguilar-Rodríguez, Moravian College
  • 2:00 P.M. Food Co-op Experts
    Kae Anderson, Board President, Kensington Community Food Co-Op;
    Kathleen Casey, Development Manager, Weavers Way
    Jenn Dize, Board Chair, Bethlehem Food Co-Op;
    Jamila Medley,
    Executive Director, Philadelphia Area Cooperative Alliance;
  • 3:00 P.M. Community Round Table
  • 4:00 P.M. Keynote
    Jon Steinman, Author of Grocery Story: The Promise of Food Co-Ops in the Age of Grocery Giants
  • 5:00 P.M. Book Signing

Pop-Up Farmers' Market:

  • Open 10am-3pm
  • Food Trucks
  • Garden Seedlings
  • Local Crafters
  • Veggies
  • NCC Summer Theatre Entertainment

Sponsored By:

  • Bethlehem Food Co-Op
  • Buy Fresh, Buy Local—Greater Lehigh Valley
  • Farm Market at NCC
  • NCC Summer Theatre

Volunteers: We need co-op members and community members to volunteer for a range of responsibilities to make our event a success. Go HERE to see the list of shifts and sign up to help out. 

May 19, 2019 at 10am - 5:30pm
Northampton Community College, Kopecek Hall
3835 Green Pond Rd
Bethlehem, PA 18020
United States
Google map and directions
Move Committee ·
Do you like this page?

Be the first to comment