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CIEDM Meetup on Plastic Bag-Free & Food Independence

Jul 01, 2011

CIEDM Meetup for 2011 International Plastic Bag-Free Day on July 3rd & Food Independence Day on July 4th is scheduled in the afternoon on Sunday, July 3rd at Arcadia EcoHome, a certified green building with a certified wildlife habitat for its yard. A small group of CIEDM's volunteers and friends are invited to participate in the meetup. Dr. Edward Huang ???, a Kitchen Gardener and CIEDM Founder & Principal, will introduce to the attendants about the key sponsors of two special days-- The Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives and Kitchen Gardeners International, respectively, and lead a discusssion with the attendants on the 2 subjects. The group will then proceed with a cleanup of plastic bags through walking around the historic Camino Grove neighborhood & a cleanup of vegetable and orchard gardens in the Arcadia EcoHome Victory Garden, and share organic fruits harvested from the garden. As part of the event, Dr. Huang on July 1st the petition of "Turn the Farm Bill into a Food Bill" prepared by Environmental Working Group (EWG) Action Fund in telling Congress that tax dollars should go towards sustainable farming practices and growing healthy food for all Americans. In short, the upcoming farm bill needs to become a food bill. Please joint us for calling on all "eaters" to stand with EWG and tell Congress that our tax dollars go to programs that feed people, not those that fool people.

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