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Locavore dinner benefits Green Living Festival

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Celebrate locally produced foods and wine at the fourth annual Locavore Dinner 6 p.m. Aug. 15 at Trimmer Outpost in Genoa.

As a fundraiser for the Green Living Festival, caterer/restaurateur Lori Baxter will be serving up salad, rosemary bread with pesto, and a choice of three entrees: Asian marinated beef tri-tip, chicken picatta, or vegetarian stuffed zucchini.

Vegetables, ice cream with fruit, and coffee or tea and a complimentary glass of wine or soft drink will also be offered. Additional wine and beer will be available for purchase.

The cost is $40 with seating limited to 50 people. Reservations needed by Aug. 9.

For more information or reservations, contact Katherine Winans at jkw@gbis.com or 267-0539.

The Green Living Festival is Sept. 15 at Lampe Park.

Author Mat Stein will speak on “Making Shift Happen: Transforming Collapse into Global Renaissance” and “Party Like it’s 1929.”

Presentations on gardening, heat pump systems, star gazing, and wine making are scheduled. Dr. Solar and his Good Time Sunshine Traveling Medicine Show will be back, as well as Full Circle Compost’s Greatest Tomato Tasting in Nevada. Or visitors can follow the trail and read every historical marker in Nevada without ever leaving the park. A full slate of activities is planned in the Discovery Center pavilion for all ages.

Organizers are seeking more commercial exhibitors, nonprofit groups and food vendors. Applications are available online at http://www.greenlivingfest.org.