Slow Food Tampa Bay is excited to welcome Pam Brandon, Katie Farmland and Heather McPherson, authors of Field to Feast: Recipes Celebrating Florida Farmers, Chefs and Artisans, for a discussion of the book and book signing beginning at noon on Saturday, March 2, 2013, at Gateway Organic Farm, 600 150th Ave. N, Clearwater 33760. Educational opportunities and a local lunch are also being offered. Suggested donation is $8, and the cost for lunch is $10. To reserve your lunch, you must purchase a ticket in advance or in person at the Saturday Morning Market in Saint Petersburg beginning Feb. 23.
Noon-2:30 p.m. - Local Lunch and Education Opportunities
Box lunch featuring farm-fresh produce and other local ingredients. Prepared by Art Institute of Tampa Director Chef Michael Lynch and his Cook’s Club based on recipes from Field to Feast:
Half of a pulled pork banh-mi sandwich*
Tomato panzanella salad**
Rosemary-pecan short bread cookie
* double-sized panzanella salad can be substituted
** whole banh-mi sandwich can be substituted
Stop at one of the stations below and learn from Gateway owners Pamela and Hank Sindlinger and other experts:
Herb and produce growing practices
Childrens gardening project
2:30 - 4:00 p.m. - Pam, Katie and Heather tell the inside story of writing Field to Feast—and, of course, they’ll sign your copy!