Urban farmer, author Will Allen to highlight National Food Day events Oct. 24

UW-Green Bay and The Readers Loft Bookstore are teaming up to celebrate National Food Day Wednesday, Oct. 24, bringing in renowned urban farmer and author Will Allen to keynote an evening address. Allen will speak at 6 p.m. in the Phoenix Room, with the larger Food Day celebration beginning at 4 p.m. and running until 9 p.m. UW-Green Bay’s PEAC, SLO Food Alliance and Dietetics Club will team up to offer a locally sourced, sustainably grown meal from 4:30-5:45 p.m., and various community and campus-based organizations and businesses will be represented at informational tables throughout the event. Allen is the founder and CEO of Growing Power, Inc., and author of The Good Food Revolution: Growing Healthy Food, People and Communities. See our full news release for more details on the day’s events.