Tennessee Local Food Summit
December 5, 6 & 7, 2014
on the Vanderbilt University Campus
The kickoff for the 4th annual conference will be a reception Friday, December 5 at Vanderbilt’s Dyer Observatory.
A full day of workshops will be offered on Saturday, September 6 from 9am to 5pm. Preliminary plans include workshops related to
Backyard and community gardening
- Soil and compost
- Economic and business models and opportunities
- The effects of different approaches to farming on the environment, including climate change
- Famous local chefs offering classes and demonstrations in Vanderbilt’s “demonstration kitchen”
The day’s events will also include
a locally grown, chef-made lunch, and
a farmer’s/chef’s auction.
Following the workshops, Saturday evening 6pm-10pm, a locally grown, chef-made dinner will be offered, complete with live music, at a location to be determined.
Sunday morning at 10am, there will be a tour of a local farm, still to be determined.
CHECK BACK FOR DETAILS REGARDING WORKSHOPS AND SPEAKERS!