St. Mary’s in the Community: Speaking About the Politics of Food

Lynn Earle, director of nutrition services for St. Mary’s Home for Disabled Children, will help The League of Women Voters of South Hampton Roads kick off a yearlong look at the politics of food.

Earle will speak this Sunday, June 6, at a get-together at Tabb’s at Riverview restaurant, 4019 Granby Street, Norfolk. The event begins at 3:30 p.m with a business meeting, followed by a social at 4:30 p.m. and a program at 5 p.m. led by Earle and Bev Sell, manager of Five Points Community Farm Market. They will discuss the impact of agribusiness on local farmers, nutritional benefits of locally grown and raised foods and the regulation of food labels. At 6 p.m., there will be a dinner featuring seasonal and locally grown foods.

Tickets are $25. Click here for more information.