WHEN: March 15-17, 2012
WHERE: Good Food Festival & Conference at UIC Forum at 725 W. Roosevelt Rd., Chicago, IL 60607
Food fans will love the Localicious: Good Food Festival & Conference at UIC Forum. Buy tickets for a single event or get an all inclusive all-access 3 day gold pass to all the workshops and happenings for $250.
COST for Localicious Foodie Fest only: Friday, March 16th — 7:00pm – 9:30pm — UIC Forum $66.00 until March 11th, $75.00 thereafter while tickets last!
For the full schedule of events and to buy tickets visit the following links:
Good Food Festival events will take place at the UIC Forum, 725 West Roosevelt Road in Chicago.
Events will include workshops and tastings. Local farmers and chefs will join in the celebration and present fresh flavors of the season. Attend these Cooking Demonstrations on Saturday March 17, 2012
Join Master of Ceremonies Heather Sperling, Tasting Table, for Chefs at Play
10:30am — Bruce Sherman, North Pond Restaurant
11:45am — Karyn Calabrese, Karyn’s Raw, Karyn’s Cooked
1:00pm — Paul Fehribach, Big Jones
2:15pm — Mark Mendez, Vera
3:45pm — Heather Terhune, Sable Kitchen & Bar
The Localicious Food and Wine Event will be held on Friday night. There will be food and drinks with live music from Sunnyside Up. Here’s the line-up:
Autre Monde Cafe Big Bowl Big Jones BOT Bakery Brown Trout Chicago Diner City Provisions Duke’s Ale House and Kitchen Floriole Cafe and Bakery Green Zebra Katherine Anne Confections Longman and Eagle Nonna Santi’s Biscotti Pure Kitchen Catering Province Revolution Brewing Co. Rich Chocolates and Candies Ruth and Phil’s Gourmet Ice Cream Saigon Sisters Trattoria 10 Uncommon Ground
Participating Beverage Companies:
August Hill Winery Crop to Cup Fresh Coast Distributors Goose Island Beer Co. Half Acre Beer Journeyman Distillery Koval Distillery Midwest Wine Selections NessAlla Kombucha RevBrew Co. Anti-Hero IPA Templeton Rye Two Brothers Brewing and Tap House Virtue Cider
Your can attend these Workshops:
Permaculture: Sustainable Gardening Following Nature’s Design with Bill Wilson
Learn the techniques of garden design and implementation using nature’s design, presented by respected permaculture instructor, Bill Wilson of Midwest Permaculture. Includes access to all Saturday events.
The Whole Animal: Butchering and Sausage Making Demo with Rob Levitt
An in-depth workshop on breaking down and making sausage from a hog, with The Butcher and Larder’s Rob Levitt, featuring Slagel Family Farm pork. Includes access to all Saturday events.
© Grant Kessler
Preserving Food: A Four-Season Masterplan with David Cavagnaro of Seed Savers Exchange
Learn to eat local in every season, with a panel of preservation experts including David Cavagnaro from Seed Savers Exchange.
Sponsored by Weck Jars
© Grant Kessler
Urban and Vertical Farming Bus Tour
Tour four of the most innovative urban agriculture projects that work to alleviate hunger and build a sustainable Chicago food system. Includes access to all Saturday events
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