Traditional Food + Future Farms
August 3, 2018 |
LET’S INVENT RECIPES FOR THE FUTURE TOGETHER!
Traditional Foods and Future Farms
WALK: the prairie to learn about indigenous edible plants
TALK: with scientists about sustainable foods of the future + share your family traditions
COOK: future-traditional recipes with regional chefs
EAT: community potluck lunch + celestial snacks
(Prairie walk portion is open to the public for drop-ins, RSVP registration required to participate in the lectures, potluck and cooking events. Join us to share and learn about future foods!)
Friday, September 7th, FUTURE FOODS LECTURE SERIES
doors open at 5:30, presentations 6:00 - 7:30
Wichita State University, Experimental Engineering Building lobby
George Ferrandi, Creative Director of Jump!Star will introduce this Intergalactic Initiative and talk about cooking in the future - with crickets!
Sonali McDermid, Jump!Star team Climatologist and Professor of Environmental Studies at New York University will look deep into Kansas’ future and imagine what farming might look like in a thousand years.
Fred Iutzi, President of The Land Institute will talk to us about perennial polycultures like Kernza - a super food of the future!
Refreshments and nibbles provided.
Saturday, September 8th, Council Grove KS
- 9 AM Guided Prairie Walk, Allegawaho Heritageorial Park (S 525 Rd, Council Grove, KS) Free & open to the public, drop-ins welcome.
- 10:30-2:30 Future Foods Presentation + Traditional Foods Potluck Council Grove United Methodist Church Great Room (21 North Mission Street). Bringing a dish that is part of your family or personal tradition of celebration to the lunch potluck is your admission ticket! George Ferrandi, Sonali McDermid, and Fred Iutzi give an encore of their discussion from the night before.
Symphony in the Flint Hills, Wichita State University, Harvester Arts and Chamber Music at the Barn, The Land Institute