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Fed Up at Cinema 10 on Sept. 22 (Wed, 2014-08-13) Join GardenShare for a screening of this documentary that shows us another way we’ve been deceived by food industry.

Monday, September 22
7:15 pm
Cinema 10/Roxy Theater
20 Main Street, Potsdam

In conjunction with Hunger Action Month, GardenShare, the Local Living Venture, and Cinema 10 have partnered to bring Fed Up to the Roxy Theater in Potsdam on Monday, September 22 at 7:15pm.

Sullivan-Catlin publishes SLC Community Food Security Assessment (Tue, 2014-08-12) Find out what hunger in the North Country looks like.

Along with her colleagues David Bugg and Kristen Van Hooreweghe, and in partnership with GardenShare, Heather Sullivan-Catlin has written a St. Lawrence County Community Food Security Assessment.

To be food secure is to have reliable access to enough nutritious food to promote health and well-being. Access includes availability, affordability, as well as the skills, technology, and knowledge to prepare that healthy food. St. Lawrence County is among the poorest counties in New York State, and as such there are significant barriers to food security for many county residents.

Job Opening (Thu, 2014-07-17) GardenShare seeks new Executive Director

GardenShare, a nonprofit organization working to end hunger and strengthen food security in St. Lawrence County, New York, seeks an Executive Director to lead all aspects of GardenShare's operation. Responsibilities will include: fundraising, grant seeking, and donor development; program development and administration; staff hiring and supervision; and financial management. The Executive Director reports to the Board of Directors, and is expected to champion GardenShare's vision of a fair and secure food system among supporters and the general public. 

Canton Approves Support Resolution (Mon, 2014-06-23) The Canton village Board of Trustees has approved a resolution of support for a food policy council in St. Lawrence County.

The Canton village Board of Trustees has approved a resolution of support for a food policy council in St. Lawrence County.

On May 19, 2014 GardenShare executive director Aviva Gold, and St. Lawrence University Sustainability Semester student Caeleigh Warburton presented the draft resolution and supporting data to the Canton village board. After review by village legal counsel, the resolution was unanimously approved on June 14.

News Archive

Potsdam Food Co-op Baking Fest & Silent Auction to Benefit GardenShare (Thu, 2014-06-05) On July 13th, come taste the community's creations!
State Food Policy Council hosts listening session in Potsdam (Mon, 2014-05-12) Make your voice heard on May 28.
Click "Donate" Below to Support CSA Bonus Bucks! (Thu, 2014-05-08)
Special Event to support GardenShare! (Fri, 2014-04-11) The Kitchen at Iroquois Farm Restaurant presents "An Evening with St. Lawrence Brewing Company"
A Place at the Table at Cinema 10 (Wed, 2014-03-12) Watch A Place at the Table followed by a panel discussion on April 7 at the Roxy in Potsdam.
Help Improve School Food Programs! (Mon, 2013-12-09) Join GardenShare for a free screening of "Cafeteria Man," and a lively discussion about what we can do to ensure that every kid in our school systems has access to healthy food choices during the school day.
Trivia Night Benefit for GardenShare (Mon, 2013-12-09) Join GardenShare for Cabin Fever Trivia Night on February 8!
Share-a-Share supports CSA Bonus Bucks (Mon, 2013-11-25) If you have friends and family on your holiday shopping list who prefer a gift that benefits the community, consider a Share-a-Share donation in their name.
GardenShare Is Part of SEFA (Sat, 2013-10-26) State employees can donate to GardenShare with payroll deduction through the State Employees Federated Appeal.
Harvest Social November 7! (Wed, 2013-10-23) Join us for a free evening of fun, food and friends.