LTC offers free 'green' food seminars
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CLEVELAND, WI –
Bring more healthful and sustainable food choices to your table with Lakeshore Technical College’s free, three-part series offering techniques to help you better analyze your food choices, incorporate more local foods into your diet, and preserve your own produce to enjoy year-round. “The Power of Green: Your Food” series will take place from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on three consecutive Wednesdays in September.
“Storing Up for Year-Round Goodness” kicks off the series Sept. 14 with tips on how get the most from seasonal produce so you can enjoy it all year long.
“Local Food Does Good,” on Sept. 21, will include presentations from local food organizations about locally grown food that’s good for you and good for the community. Participants will discuss community-supported agriculture, shopping at local natural food stores and helping feed those in need.
“Know – and Grow – Your Food,” on Sept. 28, will explore gardening with raised beds, growing herbs inside year-round, and composting. Participants also will learn how to check food labels to avoid potentially harmful ingredients.
Participants are welcome to attend one, two, or all three sessions. To learn more or to register, visit gotoltc.edu and click on “view all upcoming events.” All three seminars will be held in the Lake Michigan Conference Room on LTC’s Cleveland campus.
About Lakeshore Technical College
Lakeshore Technical College is a leading provider of technical education offering 100 career programs including associate degrees, technical diplomas, technical certificates, and apprenticeship programs. In addition, LTC offers distance learning, customized training to business and industry, and continuing educational opportunities.
Serving a 200,500-resident population in east central Wisconsin, LTC operates a main campus in Cleveland; additional learning sites at LTC Manitowoc and LTC Sheboygan; Community Education Centers at area high schools in Kiel, Mishicot, Plymouth, Random Lake, Reedsville, and Two Rivers; and 27 distance learning sites. LTC’s mission is to enrich lives and strengthen the economy by preparing a workforce that is skilled, diverse and flexible. On average, 79% of LTC graduates work in the LTC District which includes Manitowoc and Sheboygan Counties, and parts of Calumet and Ozaukee Counties. Visit LTC at: gotoltc.edu.