Anyone who is interested in knowing more about the effort to properly label genetically modified foods should consider participating in the following local events:

Secretary of Agriculture Karen Ross speaks at SNFC

Date Tuesday June 5th

Time 7 pm – 9 pm. Karen Ross will speak at 7:20 pm

Place Sacramento Natural Foods Coop Community Learning Center, 1914 Alhambra Blvd, Sacramento

We are delighted to announce that we have an extra special guest keynoting our quarterly owner meeting: California Secretary of Agriculture Karen Ross. Please mark your calendar for Tuesday, June 5 at 7 p.m. to hear the Secretary talk about sustainable agriculture, co-op’s, and our state government’s efforts to help organic farmers.
As always, we’ll update you on other co-op matters — and have some refreshments too. – Adriana Jones 455-2667 ext. 147

Everyone is invited to attend this owners meeting. However, due to a full agenda, only a few questions regarding GMOs will be taken from Coop members. We need to maintain a respectful attitude toward Secretary Karen Ross. Please RSVP  if you are attending, so that we can plan additional seating if needed.
NEXT Meeting of all Sacramento area volunteers and leaders!!!

Date June 7th
Time 6:30 PM
Place Calif. State Grange Hall, 3830 U Street, Sacramento, CA

Please join us for this very important upcoming meeting to introduce you to the next phase of the campaign. We will be discussing and sharing ideas about how we can reach out to our community to educate and to persuade each and every one of them to vote YES in November. We can’t win this without YOU!

Do bring a non-GMO food to share. But most of all, come!

A DAY of peace

Date June 10th
Time 10-4 PM
Place Carmichael Park

The intent of Day of Peace is to bring awareness of HOW a Healthy Body, Quiet Mind and a Peaceful Heart create a sense of wellness and peace throughout everyday of our lives. Label GMOs will be tabling thru Organic Sacramento, and we will present a short talk on heritage seeds vs GMO seeds.

This runs concurrently with the Sunday Farmers Market and they have agreed to extend their hours.

Music and entertainment along with our Soles4Souls Labyrinth.

Sista O and D’vine Praize, Mercy Me! Band and Osayande’ who will be playing the African Drum as well as leading us in Zumba! The goal this year is to collect 20,000 pairs of shoes if you can bring any to donate!

See http://inspiredmedicine.info/Day-Of-Peace.html 

Please RSVP if you and/or a friend will be tabling with us: shifts are 10-1 or 1-4 pm.

“Future of Food” – showing at South Natomas library

Date: June 14, 2012 (Thursday)

Time: 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Place: South Natomas Community Library Community Meeting Room

2901 Truxel Road Sacramento, CA 95833

On Thursday, June 14, 2012 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Davis, CA-based filmmaker Deborah J. Whitman will show the documentary film “Future of Food” Admission is free.

Following the film, Ms. Whitman, President of the nonprofit Environmental Voices, will discuss action steps that we can take in our own lives right here in California.Please contact Deborah Whitman at (916) 595-7197 for additional information.

TO RSVP TO ANY OF THESE EVENTS CONTACT:

Jessica Denning @ jessica@denningfamily.com