Farm to Cafeteria: Institutional Purchasing of Local Foods

  • February 19, 2020
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Schiff Conference Center, Cintas Center, Xavier University


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Farm to Cafeteria: 

Institutional Purchasing of Local Foods

Changing the conversation for our Regional Foodshed

Come eat, drink, and discuss improving our local food system. Learn how farmers, connectors, and institutional food service providers are redefining Farm to Cafeteria.

This is a FREE event, but seating is LIMITED. Please RSVP

Date:  Wednesday, February 19th, 2020

Time:  6:00-9:00 pm

Location: Schiff Conference Center, Cintas Center, Xavier University


6:00-7:00 pm   Interactive Food System Art Installation by Edible City: An Art Atlas

7:00-8:00 pm   Panel Discussion: Opportunities for Institutional Food Purchasing

8:00-9:00 pm   Questions and Conversations


  • Tony Suma, Chartwells Food Service
  • Carolyn Gahn, Aramark & University of Kentucky
  • Anna Haas, Local Food Connection
  • Robert Eversole, Crooked Row Farm

Moderator:  James Buchanan, Brueggeman Center for Dialogue @ Xavier University

Interactive Food System Installation:  Enjoy hors d'oeuvres while engaging your inner artist and map maker, exploring our regional food system, and learning about Cincinnati’s unique food innovations - from the animal disassembly line, Johnny Appleseed, bee hives, our wine and beer renaissances, to products like Crisco and Fleischmann's Yeast. This exhibit features original artwork, maps, and information graphics covering the past, present, and future of our regional food system. Learn more about the Edible City: An Art Atlas project!

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