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ADAPT! A Climate-Focused Food-Venture in Falcon Heights
March 23, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm$100.00
Explore. Eat. Discuss.
The Bell Museum, CBS Conservatory, and The Good Acre are joining forces to tell a fascinating food and climate story in three informative and engaging chapters.
- Start at the Bell Museum with an exclusive guided tour of the Weather to Climate exhibit, visiting from the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum in Chicago through April 28, 2019.
- Take a quick ride to the UMN College of Biological Sciences Conservatory, home to the most diverse collection of plants in the upper midwest, and encounter amazing food plants from 5 climates around the globe.
- Enjoy a cooking demonstration and tasting at The Good Acre with guest chef-instructor Beth Jones of Campus Club, who will use products from the University of Minnesota’s Cornercopia Student Organic Farm to prepare a simple, elegant, and sustainable menu. Then, we’ll enjoy our local meal together and discuss the future of climate-smart farming, cooking, and eating in Minnesota.
Menu will include:
Heirloom Bean/Roasted Beet Hummus with Fresh Vegetables (GF, DF, V)
3:45 PM Participant check-in at The Good Acre
3:55 PM Transport to Bell Museum
4:00 PM Guided tour of Weather to Climate exhibit
4:45 PM Break; group transport to CBS Conservatory
5:00 PM Interactive tour and tropical foods tasting at CBS Conservatory
5:45 PM Break; transport to The Good Acre
6:00 PM Cooking Demo – by Beth Jones
7:00 PM Group meal and discussion
8:00 PM Back to real life with tingling taste buds, new recipes in tow
Please arrive to The Good Acre! Free on-site parking is available, and transport between locations will be provided. Evening meal and beverages are included.