Celebrated author Amy Bloom will host FOODSTOCK, Wesleyan’s first food writing conference, on Saturday, May 5th, 2012 from 9 A.M. to 5 P.M. This event is FREE and open to the public. Online registration is required at www.wesleyan.edu/FOODSTOCK and registration will begin on Thursday, March 22nd.
FOODSTOCK will feature talks, Seminars, Book Signings, a Farmers Market, Food Trucks, a Cocktail Party, and more!
Speakers and Guests include:
Ruth Reichl, Eric Asimov, Faith Middleton, Dorie Greenspan, Molly O'Neill, Jane Stern, Alan Sytsma, Christopher Prosperi, Paolo Villoresi, Serena Palumbo, Natalie Bovis, Cara Eisenpress, Pippa Lord, Fern Berman, Kim Chi-Hoon, Priscilla Martel, Najwa Kronfel, Ashley Rodriguez, Chef Bobo, John Finn , Chichi Wang, Hope Wright-Martell, Donald Siegel, Gaye Tuchman and CTbites!
After 180 years of illuminating the humanities, arts, and sciences, Wesleyan proudly presents FOODSTOCK, an all-day extravaganza devoted to cooks and books. From sustainability to nopales burritos, from progressive food policy in government to artisanal kim-chi, from famous food critics to exceptional bloggers to skilled mixologists, this one-day conference strives to enlighten and entertain every cook, every eater, every reader, every writer. Participants can donate a non-perishable food item at registration and receive a FREE raffle ticket.
All donations will go to The Amazing Grace Food Pantry in Middletown, CT.
Popup Cookbook Store by R.J. Julia Booksellers * CT Farm Fresh * The Kitchen Store by Kitchen Gourmet * Lucky Taco Food Truck * Munchies Food Truck * The Whey Station Food Truck * Lalibela Ethiopian Cart * NoRA Cupcake Co. * Middlesex Hospital * Wesleyan Farmers Market * Coffee by Espwesso * And Much More!
Follow @WesFOODSTOCK and visit wesleyan.edu/foodstock to register free online.