Toczydlowski Speaks To Lakewood Women’s Club

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Jason Toczydlowski, president and owner of CHQ Local Food Inc was the guest speaker for the Women’s Club of Lakewood October meeting.

Toczydlowski spoke to the group about techniques to save fresh food for winter. Canning, freezing, herb drying and dehydrating food were many of the options discussed. He also spoke of the number of local area farms which offer a variety of foods which may be purchased directly from the farm, at local farmers markets, featured at local restaurants, or ordered through CHQ Local Food Inc.

Eating local is a good way to eat fresh healthy foods while supporting our local farmers. CHQ Local Food delivers exceptional local food to homes, offices, special events and restaurants around Chautauqua Lake. Sourcing from Chautauqua County region certified organic and/or sustainable farms. They also are the distributor of fine artisan goods. More information about this unique and healthy option may be found at

Preceding the speaker, the club held a short meeting. Co-Vice Presidents Nancy Padak and Marilyn Gruel arranged the program for the evening. The host committee included, Debbie Morlock and Donna Nagle co-chairs, along with Sue Drago, Sandy Hallet, Kay Fugagli and Pat Willis.

The next club meeting will be a luncheon meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 14, at noon at the Marvin House in Jamestown. The speaker will be Margot Russell. Lakewood women interested in joining the Women’s Club of Lakewood should contact Membership Committee Chairperson Becky Danielson at 763-5711 for more information.