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The Sustainability Café on Monday, February 25th will feature Collin McCarthy from Spruce Haven Farm discussing “Milk, Butter, Ice Cream: An Introduction to Dairy Farming.” The Café will be held in Center for Natural Sciences Room 112 at 4:00PM, in conjunction with the Environmental Seminar. The Spring 2013 Sustainability Café/Environmental Seminar series is focused on our local food system. 

Collin McCarthy, who began working on dairy farms as a junior high schooler, has been the manager at Spruce Haven Farm since 2010. He was part of the 2008-09 Cornell Pro Dairy program-Northwest New York Dairy team. McCarthy graduated Cornell University with a degree in Animal Science and Dairy Management in 1995, and has since managed a number of dairies ranging in size from 65 to 1,600 cows.

“Teachable edibles” – local, organic and/or seasonal snacks – for the Spring 2013 Sustainability Café series are being sponsored by Ithaca College Dining Services whose motto is “Sustainability – Healthy – Fresh.” Please bring your reusable mug and fill up at the nearest drinking fountain or provide your own beverage of choice.

This event is free and open to the public.

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Marian Brown at 607-274-3787 or mbrown@ithaca.edu. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

Drink in a new way to think in the Sustainability Café.

 

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