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Chef’s Throw Down: Food Fight

Join us Thursday, June 15 from 6:30–8 PM at the Douglas County Fairgrounds to watch chefs battle it out to create the best dish featuring local veggies!

Meet at the Culinary Commons Incubator Kitchen in Building 21. Co-sponsored by Just Food. Need info? Email Yilan:


2017 Nutrition Carnivale

Back again and better than ever! Come one, come all to the greatest healthy eating show in Lawrence on Saturday, Mar 11 from 11 AM–1 PM at the library.

Bring your best edible book entry, catch a glimpse of The Last Carnival’s aerial acrobatics and enjoy the amazing activities and prizes, with special guest, Channel 6 News’ Stefanie Bryant as our Food Freak Show Barker!

This is one fantastic food freak show that can’t be missed. Contact Gwen at for more info.

In partnership with Lawrence Memorial Hospital.

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Let’s Get Growing!

After many hours of volunteer help and generous seed donations from our partners, the LPL Seed Library is back and ready for business starting Monday, Feb 20 in the Library Atrium.

Come browse vegetable, herb, and flower seeds and connect with gardening resources and a variety of free programs and events on topics related to green spaces and green living.

Download our brochure to help get you started, and give Melissa a holler if you have any questions!