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Dobbs Ferry's Roots & Wings Hosts Young Farmers

Dobbs Ferry's South Church will host  an event for young farmers Thursday.
Dobbs Ferry's South Church will host an event for young farmers Thursday. Photo Credit: Danny LoPriore

DOBBS FERRY, N.Y. - Roots and Wings, the sustainable living initiative of South Church in Dobbs Ferry, will host  "A Conversation with Local Young Farmers" at  7 p.m. Thursday at South Church.

The free event is co-presented by Westchester-based Groundwork Hudson Valley, which help residents reclaim and revitalize communities through agriculture and conservation.

Groundwork Hudson Valley focuses on neighborhoods with crumbling parks, abandoned houses, vacant lots and polluted waterways, which also are effected by crime, health and employment issues.

The event features Jennifer Sloan, Groundwork's Director of Education for the Science Barge, and Joan Dinowitz, a Groundwork Board Member, who will discuss micro-farming, floating farms and the variety of food production in Westchester.

For more information on the event, log on the the Roots & Wings website .

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