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A free healthy eating fair, “Harvest to Home,” will be held 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 7 at the Monroe Temple Beth-El parking lot in Monroe.
The event will focus on the importance of healthy eating and sustainable agriculture, including protecting the environment, buying locally to minimize transportation costs and reduce fossil-fuel use, being humane to farm animals, and respecting the rights of farm and migrant workers.
Keynote speakers include Maire Ullrich of Cornell Cooperative Extension; Fran Sussman, holistic practitioner and columnist; Dr. Dani Segal, nutritionist; Rabbi Garry Loeb of Monroe Temple, editor of the book “The Sacred Table”; and Rabbi Mary Zamore.
There will also be a small farmers market where participants can meet representatives from local CSAs (Blooming Hill Farm and W. Rogowski Farm) and buy local products.
Activities include cooking demonstrations, a best healthy baked-dessert contest and face painting for children.
For more information, call 783-2626.