Eat In with the Local Beet, Daley Plaza – Wednesday!

August 24, 2009 at 2:37 pm

Please come to the big Slow Food Chicago Eat-In for better school lunches this Wednesday at Daley Plaza.  The Local Beet is one of several organizations that will be present.  We’ll be at the same table as Angelic Organics and Hull House.  The latest program for the Eat-In is below.

It’s Time for Lunch! Eat-In

August 26, 2009 in Daley Plaza, Chicago



6:30- 9:00      Setup tables & tents in Daley Plaza

                        AM Rush –  information booths & petitions


9:00-11:00     Table decoration & information booths & petitions

                        All are welcome


11:00-11:30   Seneke- African Drumming (not on stage)



11:30              M.C. Mike Nowak

From the Mike Nowak Show on WCPT

Lynn Peemoeller, President Slow Food Chicago


11:35              Jim Braun, co-Chair IL Local & Organic Food & Farms Task Force & Slow Food USA Board Member

State Representative Julie Hamos

Celebration of passage and signing of Illinois Food, Farms, and Jobs Act 


12:00              Josh Viertel, President Slow Food USA

                        Cleo Record- Growing Power Youth Intern

                        Lucy Gomez Feliciano, Logan Square Neighborhood Association

                        Green Bag Lunch- maybe

                        Gourmet Gorilla- maybe


12:45              Seneke – African Drumming (on stage)


1:00-2:00       Main stage program ends- information booths & petitions


2:00-3:30       Take-down


  • Main Stage program is subject to change


It’s Time for Lunch! Eat-In

August 26, 2009 in Daley Plaza, Chicago



Partner Organizations
Hull House

Local Beet

Angelic Organics Learning Center

Chicago Cooks

Windy City Harvest

Seven Generations Ahead

Green Mama


Edible Chicago

Green City Market

Dawes School

Food, Farm & Jobs

Organic School Project

Chicago Honey Co-op


Lunch Providers- special thanks

Green Bag Lunch

Gourmet Gorilla

Southport Grocery

Hannah’s Bretzel

City Provisions


Fruit Provided by the following farmers

Mick Klug Farms

Seeding Farm

Stover Farms

Lehman’s Orchards


Kids Corner

Purple Asparagus