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Invitation - Organic Picnic, Thurs., Aug. 3

You are cordially invited to the: Organic Picnic

It's easy to live pesticide-free! Come out and learn how...

FREE organic food, FREE information

Thurs., Aug. 3rd, 5:30 to 8:30PM
Vincent Massey Park (areas K&L)
Heron Rd. and Riverside Dr., Ottawa
park gates are on Heron Rd.

- OC Transpo routes 4, 87, 111, 118, 175
- For FREE parking, mention that you're there for the organic picnic.
- Please bring your own plate, cup, and utensils, but those items 
be available if needed. - Rain shelter will be available. - Any
leftover food will be given to a charity for the homeless. - 
are welcome!

Presented by:
SPOKE - Students Promoting Organic Kinship with the Environment
 cycling across Canada to promote sustainable food production
& Canadian Organic Growers (COG)

Picnickers will receive a booklet called "Organic in Ottawa", which
will be a guide to Ottawa-area organic food suppliers, organic lawn
and garden care services, organic producers, as well as relevant
internet links.

SPOKE will arrive at 5:30PM. Speeches will begin at 6PM. Members of
the media have been invited to the picnic. In order, the speakers 
be: - Chris Gooderham (director of SPOKE)

- Elizabeth Arnold (City of Ottawa Councillor, Somerset Ward)

- Charles Caccia, MP (Chair of the House of Commons Standing 
on the Environment and Sustainable Development)

- Peggy Land (physiotherapist and co-chair of the working group on   
 the Health Dangers of the Urban Use of Pesticides (HDUUP) of the 
 Regional Municipality of Ottawa-Carleton (RMOC))

- Eleanor Heise (President of COG)

Thank you! to the Sponsors of the Organic Picnic:
The National Capital Commission	
Bread and Roses Bakery
Rainbow Natural Foods 
The Wheat Berry
Little Stream Bakery
The Green Table Vegetarian Eatery
Herb & Spice Shop
Saslove's Meat Market
Cocoa Camino Fair Trade Hot Chocolate - La Siembra Cooperative
Natural Food Depot
Natural Food Pantry
Loretta's Pastries
Arbour Environmental Shoppe

- Richard Bennett
Organic Picnic co-ordinator

(h) (613) 722 3266
(w) (819) 997 0591
(h) richterr@home.com
(w) richard_bennett@acdi-cida.gc.ca

The purpose of freedom is to create it for others.
			Bernard Malamud

Mike Kaulbars
Peace and Environment Resource Centre
www.perc.flora.org     (613) 230-4590
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