The Bucks County Foodshed Alliance, a nonprofit organization that works to build a sustainable and vibrant local food system, will open 2014 with its annual meeting next week in Doylestown.
The meeting will feature a potluck supper and a local foods cooking demonstration with renowned Bucks County chef Max Hansen. It will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 8. at The Standard Club's Oscar Martin Room.
The annual meeting is free and open to BCFA members and friends.
"Max Hansen, of Max & Me Catering and Max Hansen Carversville Grocery, will show how to prepare fresh local seasonal produce. Both Hansen and the club’s talented chef, Justin McClain, are locavores committed to sourcing high-quality local ingredients wherever possible," according to an announcement from the organization.
The potluck starts at 6 p.m.; the cooking demo starts promptly at 7 p.m.
Additionally, the evening will include election of new and returning directors to the Foodshed Alliance’s board as well as acceptance of partnership applications for BCFA’s major initiative, the Bucks County chapter of Buy Fresh Buy Local.
There is no charge and no need to register for this event, but organizers ask that attendees bring a main, side, dessert or beverages to share at the potluck. (Local ingredients are encouraged.)
The Standard Club is at 127 East State Street. For more information:www.BucksCountyFoodshedAlliance.org, admin@BucksCountyFoodshedAlliance.org or215.598.3979.