Eat Alberta Conference – AKA: an epic day of local foodie awesomeness!

Have you heard? Slow Food Edmonton is hosting a conference to Celebrate Local Food Heroes!

Whoa. This is epic.

The minute I read my emails on Monday morning, I signed my mom and I up. A whole day of hands-on local foodieness? Yes PLEASE! I am excited beyond words, and really think you should all take the chance to participate in this awesome experience!

This is how the day is going to look like:

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
Cost: $90 to $125

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

Seriously. You should go. I wouldn’t miss this for the world!

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2 Comments on “Eat Alberta Conference – AKA: an epic day of local foodie awesomeness!”

  1. DO YOU ROCK – OR WHAT??
    Can’t wait to meet you!!!

  2. […] Home Kitchen writes: The minute I read my emails on Monday morning, I signed my mom and I up. A whole day of hands-on […]


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