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ADAPT! A Climate-Focused Food-Venture in Falcon Heights

March 23, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm


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.

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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:

First Bites:
Chicken Liver Mousse Crostini

Heirloom Bean/Roasted Beet Hummus with Fresh Vegetables (GF, DF, V)

Then, a “Build Your Own”-Style Buffet of:
U of M Freedom Ranger Roast Chicken with Turmeric, Ginger and Garlic (GF, DF)
Stewed Heirloom Beans with Rosemary and Root Vegetables (GF, DF, V)
Chimichurri Sauce (GF, DF, V)
Assorted Fresh and Roasted 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.


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March 23, 2019
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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The Good Acre
1790 Larpenteur Avenue West
Falcon Heights, MN 55113 United States