Farm to Flavor
Thu, Sep 15, 2016 at 6pm
Farm to Flavor is an annual celebration of Wisconsin food. Meet the plant breeders, farmers, and chefs who are creating the new local cuisine. Taste the results of collaborative plant breeding in small plates from four of Madison’s highly acclaimed chefs. Special guest speaker Ken Greene of the Hudson Valley Seed Library will kick off a dinner discussion about the intersection of crop varieties, culture, and art. Bring your appetite and questions about plant breeding, farming and food systems.
Featured chefs include:
Tory Miller of l’Etoile
Jonny Hunter of Underground Food Collective
Dan Bonanno of Pig in a Fur Coat
Eric Benedict of Café Hollander
Plant Breeding Showcase is a free plant breeding showcase will be held prior to the dining experience at the Allen Centennial Garden from 4:30–6:30pm. Attendees will meet the leading plant breeders responsible for developing fruit and vegetables adapted for Wisconsin’s organic farms while tasting samples of the results. Learn how collaborative plant breeding can increase the productivity and profitability of regional organic farms.