Cornell Vegetable Program Enrollment

Program Areas

  • Food Safety
  • Variety Evaluation
  • Market Development
  • Pest Management
  • Cultural Practices

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  • VegEdge Newsletter
  • Direct Mailings
  • Educational Meetings & Conferences
  • In-Field Educational Opportunities
  • On-Farm Research Trials

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Event Details

Date

February 18, 2013

Time

9:00 am - Noon

Location

Cibi deliziosi
3894 Rush Mendon Road
Mendon, NY 14506

Cost

$10.00 per person, includes handouts and networking

At the Door
$10.00 per person

Host

CVP, CCE and Finger Lakes Culinary Bounty

Angela Parr
585-394-3977 x426



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Culinary Connections: Farm to Restaurant Workshop and Networking Opportunity

February 18, 2013

Culinary Connections: Farm to Restaurant Workshop and Networking Opportunity

Local food sourcing, freshness, and seasonal eating continue to be driving trends among restaurant and dining entities in the region. Farms in the Finger Lakes are better positioned to serve restaurant accounts with local vegetables, fruits, and specialty foods. Chefs have the opportunity to work with farmers to coordinate volumes, products, quality expectations and consistency. Farmers are still striving to connect with local chefs and help create high-quality working relationships.

This workshop and networking session is a chance for culinary professionals to connect with some of our regional farmers to get fresh, local grown produce on their menus. Panels of farmers and chefs will explain how they are making beneficial culinary connections through communication and insights.

Workshop fee: $10.00 per person, includes handouts, networking and refreshments.

Hosted by the Cornell Vegetable Program and Cornell Cooperative Extension, in cooperation with Finger Lakes Culinary Bounty.

Register for the event now online or, for more information or to register contact Angela Parr

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