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First Lady Series Touches on Agriculture

State of Tennessee Press Release; July 21, 2010:

NASHVILLE — Tennessee First Lady Andrea Conte will host an event on Thursday, July 22 from 4-6 p.m. CDT at Conservation Hall at the Tennessee Residence.

The drop-in open house, entitled, “Conservation Hall Supports Agriculture,” will focus on cultivation and gardening, featuring diverse participants that include local produce providers and organic gardeners. Participants can even learn how to assemble aesthetically-pleasing floral arrangements. There will be no formal program. The program is free, but reservations are required.

WHO: First Lady Andrea Conte

Participants:

· Delvin Farms

· Eaton’s Creek Organics, Inc.

· Ellington Agricultural Center

· Pick Tennessee Products

· Gammon Family Dairy

· Gourmet Pasture Beef

· Herb Society of Nashville

· OSHi Flowers

WHAT: “Conservation Halls Supports Agriculture”

WHEN: Thursday, July 22, 2010

4-6 p.m. CDT – Drop-In Open House (No formal program)

4:05 p.m. CDT – media availability with First Lady Conte

WHERE: Conservation Hall – The Tennessee Residence

All parking will be off-site at Judson Baptist Church, 4900 Franklin Pike, Nashville.

Members of the media that wish to attend must park at Judson Baptist Church and take a shuttle to the Residence. The shuttle will begin at 3:45 p.m. CDT. There is no parking available at the Residence.

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