Sustainable Food Theme Dinner: Wednesday April 22, 2009 Earth Day!
Date:February 9, 2009
Local Foods we have to work with:
Potatoes from Tucker’s Taters
Also have Fair trade coffee
*maybe fair trade chocolate and tea
Biscuits from the pancake mix
Eggplant Almond Enchiladas
Fiddlehead Ferns (sautéed?)
Shallots and potatoes or rosemary roasted potatoes
Pork from Pig Roast (USDA inspected? Dante)
Creamed Asparagus Soup < roasted root soup also suggested>
Fair Trade Sampler? (Kelly)
Ice-cream makers where people can make it themselves
Need more ideas…
How much sap was boiled down to make this maple syrup?
How many seeds are in this squash?
How many eggs does this chicken lay a year?
Prizes: Fair trade products, Potsdam co-op foods, Nature Storehouse foods, learning how to cook a meal at 1844?
-Getting other organizations involved that may want to fund the prizes (so far maybe commons college, ace, asu, greenhouse)
Local Eaters Pantry
- Display of what those whom eat local have in their pantries this time of year
(Louise had strawberries the other night!)
Projects (email me if you would like your name added to one of these)
-Farmers’ Bios: Julia, Arla, Kelly
-Local Map: Dante, Laura, Anna
-Food IQ: Adrian
-Meeting with Wanda to see if we can get the location of where some of the Sysco foods come from. (Anna)
-Decorations: Alle and Jessica
Other events during Eco-week:
- outside? In the main area of the student center?
- Farmers’ Panel (Matt)
- Three Farms film showing?
- Workshop with the Greenhouse