|Eat Play Live Knoxville Kicks Off Friday, March 9
|March 8, 2012 - On Friday, March 9 starting at 8:30 a.m. the Eat Play Live Knoxville program will kick off at the East Tennessee History Center and the Food Policy Council will be honored for their 30th anniversary.
Mayor Madeline Rogero, Mayor Tim Burchett, KCHD Director Dr. Martha Buchanan, and Catherine Colasanti from Michigan State Univ. will announce the Eat Play Live Knoxville program which was conceived to help people
become directly involved in local food sources and active
outdoor spaces in support of their own healthy living.
County Health Department has teamed up with a group of local
partners to create a group of unique interactive learning
experiences for the public.
The event will include a Participant Pledge in which attendees will be
asked to choose an action to take at home or in the community,
and will be contacted for follow-up.
|Screening of the movie
"FRESH" at Relix Variety
Theatre on Friday, March 9 at
The "Un-Conference" on
Saturday, March 10 at
L&N STEM Academy
This project is funded under an agreement with the Tennessee
Department of Health and is brought to you by Knox County Health
Department. The following partners have helped plan the events and
activities of Eat Play Live Knoxville: Beardsley Community Farm, East
Tennessee History Center, Knox County Schools and L&N STEM
Academy, Knoxville-Knox County Food Policy Council, Knoxville
Regional Transportation Planning Organization, Market Square
Farmers' Market, Overhill Gardens, Relix Variety Theatre, Second
Harvest Food Bank, Sysco, Together! Healthy Knox, and the University of Tennessee Institute of
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