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Farm to Table local food celebration at the College of Idaho

October 1, 2011

Dinner: Dinner will feature a delectable local foods meal¬†and brief presentations by the College of Idaho‚Äôs Sustainability Stewards and a manager of Bon App√©tit. ¬† Bon App√©tit, the College of Idaho’s food service, is known nationally as a leader in sustainable food service. Bon App√©tit was the first food service company to address the issues related to where our food comes from and how it is grown.¬†¬†¬† (See¬†http://www.bamco.com/) ¬† Location:¬† Simplot Dining Hall.¬† Dinner will feature an array of locally produced foods, including a suitable autumnal dessert; a vegetarian option is available.

Farm to Table presentation: Following dinner, the community is invited to a look at Idaho’s food culture, past and present, at Jewett Auditorium on The College of Idaho campus.¬† Idaho State University food scholar Susan Swetnam will speak about Idaho’s food culture and how it has changed over the years.¬† And you won’t want to miss ‚Äúdessert‚ÄĚ— a world-premier perspective on how and what we eat by local comedy-acting duo, The Fool Squad (Joe Golden and Tom Wilmorth).¬† Local food never looked so foolish!

Tickets available at www.treasurevalleyfoodcoalition.org.

This Year of Idaho Food event is sponsored by:  The Treasure Valley Food Coalition, the College of Idaho, Alumni Relations of the College of Idaho, and Bon Appetit.

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