Talk & Book Signing with Judy Wicks
Join us for "A Declaration of Interdependence" in celebration of local living economies in the Hudson Valley and Greater Berkshire Region. This year, we will honor Judy Wicks and her new book Good Morning, Beautiful Business: The Unexpected Journey of an Activist Entrepreneur and Local Economy Pioneer. Following the talk, Judy will have a book signing; copies of her book will be available for purchase at the event. A summer cookout will follow featuring local farm products, including Hawthorne Valley meats, condiments, and vegetables, prepared by the Chefs Consortium. Live music and dancing will accompany the meal.
Judy Wicks is an entrepreneur, author, and public speaker working to build a more compassionate, environmentally sustainable and locally based economy. Her memoir Good Morning, Beautiful Business: the Unexpected Journey of an Activist Entrepreneur and Local Economy Pioneer was published in March 2013. Judy is founder of Philadelphia’s landmark White Dog Café known for its leadership in the local food movement. She founded several non-profits including Fair Food Philly and the Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia, and cofounded the nationwide Business Alliance for Local Living Economies (BALLE). She is the recipient of numerous awards, including the James Beard Foundation Humanitarian of the Year Award. For more information, visit Judy's website.
Judy will also be speaking at a Re>Think Local event on Wednesday, July 17 at 12 pm at the Barn at Buttermilk Falls Inn, Milton, NY.