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Mierek, owner of The Local Farm to Table, to present lecture at MVCC
Feb 3, 2017
Carl Mierek, owner of The Local Farm to Table restaurant in Utica, will present the lecture “Changing the Way We Eat in a Changing Landscape” at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 14, in the Dining and Community Hall in the Plumley Complex on the Rome Campus. Admission is free.
Speaking on his experience growing up on a family farm and starting The Local Farm to Table, Mierek will explore the factors that have changed the way food is produced and the impact this change has had on local ecosystems, economies, and the communities that rely on them. He will present the lecture at the Utica Campus at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 15, in Information Technology Building Room 225. Learn more about him and his restaurant at thelocalfarmtotable.com.
Tickets for all Cultural Series events can be purchased in-person at the MVCC Box Office, Information Technology Building Room 106, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday-Friday, and at the Utica Campus Bookstore and the Rome Campus Student Services Center; online any time at www.mvcc.edu/tickets; or over the phone by calling 315.731.5721. Most Cultural Series events are $5 or less to the general public and many are free. Events include concerts, comedians, lectures, film screenings and discussions, workshops, family fun events, and more. The Cultural Series is brought to you by MVCC’s Cultural Events Council, in collaboration with MVCC’s Program Board, with significant support from the Student Activity Fee. The series maintains a major social media presence that can be followed on Facebook at “MVCC Cultural Series.” For the complete series lineup and ticket sales, visit www.mvcc.edu/culture.
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