There will be a presentation and discussion with four local farm-to-table business owners on Thursday, May 5 at 7:30 p.m. in the Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School Auditorium. “From the Ground Up” is sponsored by FELS (Friends of Educators at Lincoln-Sudbury), a nonprofit that awards enrichment grants to L-S faculty and staff to pursue their professional and personal interests and passions. Admission is $10. Speakers will be:
- Kristin Canty, owner of the West Concord farm-to-table restaurant Woods Hill Table and producer of the documentary Farmageddon: The Unseen War on American Family Farms.
- Fan Watkinson, Kayleigh Boyle and Doug Wolcik of Gaining Ground, a nonprofit farm in Concord that grows 60,000 pounds of organic produce with the help of 2,800 volunteers and donates every pound for hunger relief within 20 miles of the farm
- Pete Lowy and Jen Hashley of Backyard Birds/Codman Community Farms in Lincoln.
- Kip Kumler, owner and vintner of Turtle Creek Winery in Lincoln, which grows vinifera grapes.