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E-Farm Initiative to be introduced at Oct. 6 gala

Evanston Food Exchange and Northwestern Dining/Sodexo are excited to announce the Gala for Growth II, where we will launch the E-Farm Initiative, aimed at expanding urban farming opportunities at Evanston Township High School, and celebrating Northwestern's REAL Foodprogram in the past year. 

Our evening will include dining, drinks, and the opportunity to bid on terrific silent auction items. Featured speakers will be Christine Nye, Chief Horticulturist from the Shedd Aquarium and Eliza Fournier, Urban Youth Program Director of the Windy City Harvest Youth Farm of the Chicago Botanical Gardens.

Special thanks and acknowledgement to The Humane Society for their partnership and generous support.

Tickets and information available at www.evanstonfoodexchange.com

Evanston Food Exchange (“EFE”) is a nonprofit organization seeking to end hunger, reduce poverty and build a healthier community. Through inspiring community engagement and collaboration, EFE hopes to promote a truly sustainable food system within Evanston resulting in food choices and production that protect the environment and create a healthy and sustainable food community.

For further information, please contact:

Ross Goldstein, 312.203.3199

rossgoldstein01@gmail.com

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