Laura Melohn

Syracuse Local Section Science Cafe

Blog Post created by Laura Melohn on Jun 1, 2011

The Syracuse Local Section held a Science Cafe at the McCrobie Civic Center. The event was attended by 106 people.  The cafe, "Green Products, Ideas, and Services" featured, Jamie Edelstein, president of the Northeast Organic FarmingAssociation (NOFA) who spoke about organic farming.  The event also featured a panel discussion consisting of Katie Stout of the GrindstoneFarm,  Jean Siracusa, owner of the HappyBee Heirloom Farm, Nancy Weber, President of the Oswego County Farm Bureau, John DeHollander,Oswego County Soil and Water Conservation Manager, and JJ Schell of the CornellCooperative Extension.  The evening concluded with a discussion on issues from the presentation and panel discussion.  The local section partnered with SUNY Oswego’s Office of Business and CommunityRelations and Green Team to sponosr the event.

Thank you to the Syracuse Local Section for providing the information for this report.