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EVENT: EcoTuesday Featuring Growhio
WHAT: Presentation from Growhio on their initiatives
WHEN: Feb. 28, 5:30 p.m.
WHERE: Galleria at Erieview, 1301 East Ninth St., Cleveland, Ohio 44114
On Feb. 28, EcoTuesday Cleveland will feature a presentation by Growhio, one of several local food initiatives emerging from the Sustainable Cleveland 2019 summit.
In their presentation they will share: the history of their progress, information about latest developments and current projects and ways to get involved (including marketing produce with special benefits and incentives). Local market managers, current vendors and other key stakeholders will also share their experiences with Growhio projects.
Fresh and free local food and drink will be offered.
Entrance: $5.00 per person
For more information, click here or call 216-849-8651.
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