Workshop planned on pesticides and kids

2014-02-24T09:49:00Z 2014-02-26T16:18:59Z Workshop planned on pesticides and kidsRegister staff Napa Valley Register
February 24, 2014 9:49 am  • 

A new Napa chapter of MOMS Advocating Sustainability is holding a workshop on March 12 for elected officials and agency leaders about the effects on pesticides on children’s health.

The organizer, Lisa Lindsey, a Napa County school board trustee, will present a variety of speakers, including Dr. Myrto Ashe, M.D., and Kristin S. Schafer, policy director for Pesticide Action Network and author of articles on pesticides and health.

The event will be 9:45 - 11 a.m. at Yountville Community Hall.

MOMS Advocating Sustainability (MOMAS) is a Bay Area based organization committed to creating healthy communities for children by reducing their exposure to household and environmental toxins. For more information, visit

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