The George T. Hunter Lecture Series welcomes Will Allen, urban farming activist and CEO of Growing Power, Inc. to Chattanooga, on Feb. 26, at 7 p.m.
Mr. Allen will address how local food systems can strengthen the health and economy of communities across the nation. This lecture will be held at the Roland Hayes Concert Hall, in the UTC Fine Arts Center.
Other related events include a screening of FRESH: the movie on Feb. 12, at 6 p.m. at Barking Legs Theater, 1307 Dodds Ave. On Feb. 27, from 12–1:30 p.m. Gaining Ground, 55 East Main Street, will host a panel discussion regarding urban farming in Chattanooga.
To learn more about local food go to www.growchattanooga.org, Twitter: @GainGroundCHA, and Facebook: fb.com/growchattanooga.