Cultivate the Chesapeake Foodshed
January 15-17, 2015 — College Park Marriott Hotel & Conference Center
Our conference this year will be the biggest to date -- 3 full days! It starts with a full day of pre-conference, how-to workshops for farmers and food lovers alike, with workshops on everything from food photography to grafting apple trees.
Then, the conference starts: farmer and chef keynoters, 7 different tracks offering 42 sessions, plus breakouts for networking and talking shop!
Friday, January 16th, 10:30-11:30 AM
Friday, January 16th, 6:30-9:30 PM
Thursday, January 15th
We're offering 7 different tracks this year, with 42 sessions covering everything from heirloom apple growing to food label literacy to craft distilling!
Opening Keynote: 10:30-11:30
Lunch On Your Own
(There will be several local food trucks on site)
Gatherings & Meetings, 4:15-5:15 PM
Local Fare Fair, 5:00-6:30 PM
Dinner Keynote: Spike Gjerde, 6:30-9:30 PM
Membership Meeting & Networking with Exhibitors, 10:00-11:30 AM
Lunch with Remarks: 11:30-1:00 PM
4:15-5:15 PM, Closing Remarks: Unveiling the Foodshed Field School