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March 2017

The Challenges of Biodiversity & Feeding People

March 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Stryker Center, Council Chamber 412 N. Boundary Street, Williamsburg, VA, 412 N. Boundary Street,
Williamsburg, VA 23185 United States
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March 16, 2017 at 7:00 P.M. Stryker Center, Council Chamber 412 N. Boundary Street, Williamsburg, VA In celebration of the Williamsburg Farmers Market 15th Anniversary, the Farmers Market is hosting a series of forums to discuss the food we all eat. Glenn Roberts and Tamar Haspel will discuss local and mass distribution of food, organics, GMOs, heirloom seeds and crops, biodiversity. Glenn Roberts is the CEO of Anson Mills and President of the Carolina Gold Rice Foundation.  Tamar Haspel is…

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June 2017

Savoring Regional Foodways: Picking, Cooking, and Preserving Produce

June 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Stryker Center, Council Chamber 412 N. Boundary Street, Williamsburg, VA, 412 N. Boundary Street,
Williamsburg, VA 23185 United States
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June 15, 2017 at 7:00 P.M. Stryker Center, Council Chamber 412 N. Boundary Street, Williamsburg, VA In celebration of the Williamsburg Farmers Market 15th Anniversary, the farmers market is hosting a series of forums to discuss the food we all eat. This event is free and open to the public!  Come learn how to preserve the bounty from the farmers market. Two culinary experts will share ideas and tips for selecting and preparing food from our regional farmers markets. Cathy…

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Jeremiah Tower: The Last Magnificent

June 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Kimball Theater,, 428 W Duke of Gloucester Street
Williamsburg, VA 23185 United States
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Jeremiah Tower: The Last Magnificent R/ 102 min (June 16-18, 21-25 & 28-30) Jeremiah Tower is one of the most controversial and influential figures in the history of American gastronomy. His career began at the renowned Chez Panisse in Berkeley in 1972, becoming a pioneering figure in the emerging California cuisine movement. He then launched his own legendary Stars Restaurant in San Francisco that was an overnight sensation. After several years, Tower mysteriously walked away from Stars and then disappeared…

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July 2017

A Conversation with Jerome Grant

July 7 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Williamsburg Library Theatre, 515 Scotland Street
Williamsburg, VA 23185 United States
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July 7, 2017 at 5:30 P.M. Williamsburg Library Theater 515 Scotland Street, Williamsburg, VA In celebration of the Williamsburg Farmers Market 15th Anniversary, the farmers market is hosting Chef Jerome Grant from the National Museum of African American History and Culture. This event is free and open to the public. Jerome will discuss African American Foodways and the design for the menus for the Mitsitam Native Foods Café in the National Museum of the American Indian and the Sweet Home…

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September 2017

Husbanding the Land & the Future of Farmers Markets

September 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Stryker Center, Council Chamber 412 N. Boundary Street, Williamsburg, VA, 412 N. Boundary Street,
Williamsburg, VA 23185 United States
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September 21, 2017 at 7:00 P.M. Stryker Center, Council Chamber 412 N. Boundary Street, Williamsburg, VA In celebration of the Williamsburg Farmers Market 15th Anniversary, the farmers market is hosting a series of forums to discuss the food we all eat. This forum is free and open to the public. Forum discussion will focus on farmland trusts, land conservancy, regional foodways, the changing dynamics of farmers markets and CSAs, and the politics of food. Mike Koch is the executive director…

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