Eat Alberta: A Celebration of our Local Food Heroes

Love food? Of course you do! Join me, Michael, and other local food lovers on Saturday, April 30 for a full day of foodie fun at “THE” food event of the year, EAT ALBERTA: A CELEBRATION OF OUR LOCAL FOOD HEROES.

Valerie Lugonja, blogger at A Canadian Foodie, and Conference Chair of the The Eat Alberta: A Celebration of our Local Food Heroes explains: “We who are so passionate about the local food opportunities that our city provides are acutely aware that food expertise (in a variety of forms) lies within each of our neighbourhoods. This is our first Eat Alberta conference of what we hope to be many that will celebrate local food throughout Alberta.”

Pick one from each of the following sessions:

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Smoky Valley Goat Cheese Tasting
Artisan Sausage Making (hands on)
Apple Pie and Pastry Making 101 (hands on)
Honey Tasting

11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
enSante Fruit Wine Tasting
Top 10 Edible Plans with in the City Limits
A World Tour of Coffee
Pasta Making (hands on)

1:15 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.
Making Goat Cheese Brie (demonstration)
Artisan Sausage Making (hands on)
Apple Pie and Pastry Making 101 (hands on)
Honey Tasting

2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Eating and Drinking with Mary Bailey
Making a Personal Connection to Your Food Source
Home Brewing Coffee Techniques
Slow Rise Pizza Dough

There will also be opening and closing keynote sessions on urban gardening and urban homesteading, respectively.

What the day looks like:
· Saturday, April 30: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
· Continental Breakfast followed by the morning keynote speaker
· Two morning break out sessions
· A charcuterie and cheesetasting lunch with artisan breads
· Two afternoon break out sessions
· Closing session followed by a “wine” down

When: Saturday, April 30, 2011, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Where: Enterprise Square, 10230 Jasper Avenue
Who: You, me, Michael, and anyone else who eats food
Cost: $90 to $125

Register at: http://www.eatalberta.ca/

4 Comments Add yours

  1. Thank you so much Cathy!!!!
    See you there!!
    🙂
    Valerie

  2. Kelley says:

    It will be a great day. I can’t wait. See you guys there.

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