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True Cost of Food

Workshop with Farmer Gene Jonas

2024-03-02 13:00:00 2024-03-02 14:15:00 America/New_York True Cost of Food Why does local food cost more than that which we buy from the grocery store? In this workshop, learn about industrialized food production systems and the benefits of buying from local farmers. Peterborough Town Library - 1833 Room

Saturday, March 02
1:00pm - 2:15pm

Add to Calendar 2024-03-02 13:00:00 2024-03-02 14:15:00 America/New_York True Cost of Food Why does local food cost more than that which we buy from the grocery store? In this workshop, learn about industrialized food production systems and the benefits of buying from local farmers. Peterborough Town Library - 1833 Room

Why does local food cost more than that which we buy from the grocery store? In this workshop, learn about industrialized food production systems and the benefits of buying from local farmers.

 In this workshop farmer Gene Jonas will share with you information he obtained from reports that used true cost accounting techniques that holistically analyzed the costs of the industrialized food production systems that dominate that landscape today.

Additional information attained from articles, books, and other sources that shed light on the reality of the industrial food system that predominates our society will also be presented.   Whether you are an advocate of local food, a local farmer, or a home grower, this talk will hopefully convince you that often times the food you buy from local farmers is the best bang for the buck, especially if it grown to organic standards.


Gene Jonas and his wife Marilyn have owned and operated Hungry Bear Farm in Wilton and Mason NH since 2009. For 14 years they have grown a wide variety of produce to organic standards and sold them to the community in which they live through markets, CSA and wholesaling to local businesses. They remain dedicated to their farm and continue using practices which have enabled them to provide high quality real food grown with integrity to all who wish to enjoy it.

Learn more: https://hungrybearfarm.com/

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Workshop | Lecture/Talk |

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Peterborough Town Library

Phone: 603-924-8040

Hours
Mon, Feb 26 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Tue, Feb 27 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Wed, Feb 28 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Thu, Feb 29 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Fri, Mar 01 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Mar 02 9:00AM to 3:00PM
Sun, Mar 03 Closed

About the branch

Peterborough Town Library, located downtown at the corner of Main and Concord/Rt 202, has a large meeting room, study rooms, classroom, and a board room available to the public.

Upcoming events

Sat, Mar 02, 1:00pm - 2:15pm
Peterborough Town Library - 1833 Room
Why does local food cost more than that which we buy from the grocery store? In this workshop, learn about industrialized food production systems and the benefits of buying from local farmers.

Mon, Mar 04, 9:00am - 10:00am
Peterborough Town Library - 1833 Room
Monday morning Now and Zen Yoga Class is made possible by The River Center.
Register

Mon, Mar 04, 4:45pm - 5:45pm
Peterborough Town Library - Eben Jones Classroom
Come share your writing with us!
Register

Tue, Mar 05, 10:30am - 11:30am
Peterborough Town Library - Eben Jones Classroom,1833 Room
Join Lisa B. for stories, songs, and a craft! Click on the event title for more information.

Wed, Mar 06, 10:30am - 11:30am
Peterborough Town Library - Elizabeth Room
Join Lisa B. for board books, songs, nursery rhymes and lap bounces! Click on the event title for more information.

Wed, Mar 06, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Peterborough Town Library - Kelly Room
Need help with your laptop, smartphone, kindle, or other devices? PTL's IT Guru, Tim Brezovec is now available for Drop-in Tech Help!

Sat, Mar 09, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Peterborough Town Library - Eben Jones Classroom
Held the second and fourth Saturday of the month, the Monadnock Handcrafters is an informal drop-in group. Bring your knitting, spinning, and other handwork projects for this low-key get together.

Mon, Mar 11, 9:00am - 10:00am
Peterborough Town Library - 1833 Room
Monday morning Now and Zen Yoga Class is made possible by The River Center.
Register

Mon, Mar 11, 4:45pm - 5:45pm
Peterborough Town Library - Eben Jones Classroom
Come share your writing with us!
Register

Tue, Mar 12, 10:30am - 11:30am
Peterborough Town Library - Eben Jones Classroom,1833 Room
Join Lisa B. for stories, songs, and a craft! Click on the event title for more information.

Wed, Mar 13, 10:30am - 11:30am
Peterborough Town Library - Elizabeth Room
Join Lisa B. for board books, songs, nursery rhymes and lap bounces! Click on the event title for more information.

Wed, Mar 13, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Peterborough Town Library - Kelly Room
Need help with your laptop, smartphone, kindle, or other devices? PTL's IT Guru, Tim Brezovec is now available for Drop-in Tech Help!

Thu, Mar 14, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Peterborough Town Library - Eben Jones Classroom
Our book group for 1st-4th graders and their families! Click on the Event Title for more information.

Thu, Mar 14, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Peterborough Town Library - 1833 Room
CALLING ALL WRITERS (and curious readers/listeners)!! The Peterborough Town Library and Monadnock Underground are hosting a free form OPEN MIC for writers of all genres and levels of experience!

Mon, Mar 18, 9:00am - 10:00am
Peterborough Town Library - 1833 Room
Monday morning Now and Zen Yoga Class is made possible by The River Center.
Register

Mon, Mar 18, 4:45pm - 5:45pm
Peterborough Town Library - Eben Jones Classroom
Come share your writing with us!
Register

Tue, Mar 19, 10:30am - 11:30am
Peterborough Town Library - Eben Jones Classroom,1833 Room
Join Lisa B. for stories, songs, and a craft! Click on the event title for more information.

Tue, Mar 19, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Peterborough Town Library - 1833 Room
Join florist Kathy Birkebak for a beautiful program to celebrate spring and cheer up a friend or neighbor.

Wed, Mar 20, 10:30am - 11:30am
Peterborough Town Library - Elizabeth Room
Join Lisa B. for board books, songs, nursery rhymes and lap bounces! Click on the event title for more information.

Wed, Mar 20, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Peterborough Town Library - Kelly Room
Need help with your laptop, smartphone, kindle, or other devices? PTL's IT Guru, Tim Brezovec is now available for Drop-in Tech Help!

Thu, Mar 21, 3:45pm - 5:00pm
Peterborough Town Library - Eben Jones Classroom
Our book group for 5th graders and up! Click on the event title for more information!

Thu, Mar 21, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Peterborough Town Library - Abbot Board Room
The Board of Library Trustees meets the third Thursday of the month at 5:30pm unless otherwise posted. Meetings are open to the public.

Thu, Mar 21, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Peterborough Town Library - 1833 Room
A monthly offering of free yoga at PTL. All levels welcome.

Thu, Mar 21, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Peterborough Town Library - Eben Jones Classroom
Wear your PJs and bring a stuffed friend to listen to stories and sing songs together!

Sat, Mar 23, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Peterborough Town Library - Eben Jones Classroom
Held the second and fourth Saturday of the month, the Monadnock Handcrafters is an informal drop-in group. Bring your knitting, spinning, and other handwork projects for this low-key get together.

Sat, Mar 23, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Peterborough Town Library - Community Art Gallery
Learn about Craig's artmaking process!

Mon, Mar 25, 9:00am - 10:00am
Peterborough Town Library - 1833 Room
Monday morning Now and Zen Yoga Class is made possible by The River Center.
Register

Mon, Mar 25, 4:45pm - 5:45pm
Peterborough Town Library - Eben Jones Classroom
Come share your writing with us!
Register

Tue, Mar 26, 10:30am - 11:30am
Peterborough Town Library - Eben Jones Classroom,1833 Room
Join Lisa B. for stories, songs, and a craft! Click on the event title for more information.

Wed, Mar 27, 10:30am - 11:30am
Peterborough Town Library - Elizabeth Room
Join Lisa B. for board books, songs, nursery rhymes and lap bounces! Click on the event title for more information.

Wed, Mar 27, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Peterborough Town Library - Kelly Room
Need help with your laptop, smartphone, kindle, or other devices? PTL's IT Guru, Tim Brezovec is now available for Drop-in Tech Help!

Thu, Mar 28, 3:45pm - 5:00pm
Peterborough Town Library - Eben Jones Classroom
Come hang with Aimee, eat pizza (or something) and do an activity (or something)

Thu, Mar 28, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Peterborough Town Library - 1833 Room
Join us for fascinating lectures this winter. Each lecture will feature some of the most knowledgeable and intriguing experts working in the NH environmental fields.

Tue, Apr 02, 10:30am - 11:30am
Peterborough Town Library - Eben Jones Classroom,1833 Room
Join Lisa B. for stories, songs, and a craft! Click on the event title for more information.

Wed, Apr 03, 10:30am - 11:30am
Peterborough Town Library - Elizabeth Room
Join Lisa B. for board books, songs, nursery rhymes and lap bounces! Click on the event title for more information.

Sat, Apr 06, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Peterborough Town Library - 1833 Room
Join Susan Rolke, a NASA Eclipse Ambassador and astronomy expert, to learn all about the upcoming solar eclipse on April 8th. This is an all ages program.

Tue, Apr 09, 10:30am - 11:30am
Peterborough Town Library - Eben Jones Classroom,1833 Room
Join Lisa B. for stories, songs, and a craft! Click on the event title for more information.

Wed, Apr 10, 10:30am - 11:30am
Peterborough Town Library - Elizabeth Room
Join Lisa B. for board books, songs, nursery rhymes and lap bounces! Click on the event title for more information.

Thu, Apr 11, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Peterborough Town Library - Eben Jones Classroom
Our book group for 1st-4th graders and their families! Click on the Event Title for more information.

Thu, Apr 11, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Peterborough Town Library - 1833 Room
CALLING ALL WRITERS (and curious readers/listeners)!! The Peterborough Town Library and Monadnock Underground are hosting a free form OPEN MIC for writers of all genres and levels of experience!

Sat, Apr 13, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Peterborough Town Library - Eben Jones Classroom
Held the second and fourth Saturday of the month, the Monadnock Handcrafters is an informal drop-in group. Bring your knitting, spinning, and other handwork projects for this low-key get together.

Thu, Apr 18, 3:45pm - 5:00pm
Peterborough Town Library - Eben Jones Classroom
Our book group for 5th graders and up! Click on the event title for more information!

Thu, Apr 18, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Peterborough Town Library - Abbot Board Room
The Board of Library Trustees meets the third Thursday of the month at 5:30pm unless otherwise posted. Meetings are open to the public.

Canceled
Thu, Apr 18, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Peterborough Town Library
A monthly offering of free yoga at PTL. All levels welcome.

Thu, Apr 18, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Peterborough Town Library - Eben Jones Classroom
Wear your PJs and bring a stuffed friend to listen to stories and sing songs together!

Thu, Apr 25, 3:45pm - 5:00pm
Peterborough Town Library - Eben Jones Classroom
Come hang with Aimee, eat pizza (or something) and do an activity (or something)

Sat, Apr 27, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Peterborough Town Library - Eben Jones Classroom
Held the second and fourth Saturday of the month, the Monadnock Handcrafters is an informal drop-in group. Bring your knitting, spinning, and other handwork projects for this low-key get together.

Thu, May 09, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Peterborough Town Library - Eben Jones Classroom
Our book group for 1st-4th graders and their families! Click on the Event Title for more information.

Thu, May 09, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Peterborough Town Library - 1833 Room
CALLING ALL WRITERS (and curious readers/listeners)!! The Peterborough Town Library and Monadnock Underground are hosting a free form OPEN MIC for writers of all genres and levels of experience!

Thu, May 16, 3:45pm - 5:00pm
Peterborough Town Library - Eben Jones Classroom
Our book group for 5th graders and up! Click on the event title for more information!

Thu, May 16, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Peterborough Town Library - Abbot Board Room
The Board of Library Trustees meets the third Thursday of the month at 5:30pm unless otherwise posted. Meetings are open to the public.

Thu, May 16, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Peterborough Town Library - 1833 Room
A monthly offering of free yoga at PTL. All levels welcome.

Thu, May 16, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Peterborough Town Library - Eben Jones Classroom
Wear your PJs and bring a stuffed friend to listen to stories and sing songs together!

Thu, May 30, 3:45pm - 5:00pm
Peterborough Town Library - Eben Jones Classroom
Come hang with Aimee, eat pizza (or something) and do an activity (or something)