Food Week 2014!
Real Food Williams, Williams Sustainable Growers, Williams Dining, and the Sustainable Food and Agriculture Program present a full week of events focusing on food.
Announcing Food at Lunch
Discuss food themes over lunch this fall! Food at Lunch features two meals a month that focus on topics that range from environmental issues to food preparation and food technology. Meals are the second and fourth Thursday of the month. All meals take place in Faculty House and run from 12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m. Participation is limited to five students. Lunch is paid for by the Sustainable Food & Agriculture Program.
Brent Wasser will lead discussion. To register, write firstname.lastname@example.org no later than the Monday before the scheduled lunch.
Fall theme schedule
September 25: Major wines and cheeses of the world
October 9: Biodynamic agriculture and permaculture
October 23: Animal welfare and humane treatment
November 13: Cooking techniques: roasting, braising, sautéeing, poaching, frying
November 27: Food justice and food insecurity
The Zilkha Center Writer-in-Residence reads her stories and poems.
Abigail Rampone ’17 was the 2014 summer Writer in Residence in the Zilkha Center for Environmental Initiatives. She is the artist behind the signs in the trees on campus. Abby will read from her stories and poems on Thursday, 10/9, at 7:30 p.m. in the Harper House conference room. Apple crisp and ice cream served.
The Mirror Visions Ensemble
A concert co-sponsored by the Sustainable Food & Agriculture Program and the Music Department in support of the Growing Healthy Gardens Program.
Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall
The Sustainable Food & Agriculture Program is sponsoring a performance by The Mirror Visions Ensemble Saturday at 8:00 p.m. in Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall. This concert will benefit the Growing Healthy Gardens Program, run by our friend Jennifer Munoz. The musicians will present a program of American music about the pleasures of dining: all songs about food!
Sheep at Sheep Hill
Come to the Williamstown Rural Lands Foundation on Saturday to hear Dr. Gary Kleppel of University at Albany speak about the ecological benefits of sheep grazing. Meet the sheep and enjoy a lamb dinner. Advance registration is necessary. Visit http://bit.ly/1uSRJPn to sign up.
Sheep at Sheep Hill:
a presentation and lamb dinner
3:00 p.m. Pasture walk and sheep management tour
4:00 p.m. Fiber spinning and weaving demonstration
5:00 p.m. Lamb dinner prepared by Chef Greg Roach of Wild Oats Market
6:30 p.m. Speaker Dr. Gary Kleppel, University at Albany
The pasture walk and presentations are free. Dinner is $25.00 per person. Register for the dinner at http://bit.ly/1uSRJPn, or use the link provided at http://wildoats.coop/.
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Sheep at Sheep Hill is a collaboration of the Williamstown Rural Lands Foundation, Wild Oats Market, Black Queen Angus Farm, Pine Cobble School, and the Williams College Sustainable Food & Agriculture Program.