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Tuesday, July 27

5:30pm EDT

Happy Hour & Time to Connect and Share
oin us for a fun hour of casual conversation about grain, bread, beer, and more. Share a story, antedote, memory, song, poem, or art with our community of grainiacs.

Tuesday July 27, 2021 5:30pm - 6:30pm EDT
Thursday, July 29

8:30am EDT

Morning Toast Talk: Grain Shed Gathering
This interactive conversation about grain groups includes Amy Halloran from the Artisan Grain Collaborative, Emily Cayer of the Northeast Grainshed Alliance, Andy Clark of Moxie Bread and the Colorado Grain Chain, and Jennifer Lapidus from Carolina Ground & the Asheville Bread Festival. We'll present these models as a springboard to see how to apply this to your food neighborhood -- tune in to ask questions that apply to your grain community.

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Emily Cayer

Program Coordinator, Northeast Grainshed Alliance
Emily grew up knee-deep in the streams, swamps, and lakes near her home in Amherst, Massachusetts. Exploring the woods on her horse, and studying turtles and frogs, evolved into a career as a biologist and conservation program coordinator in Montana for over 20 years and as a Threatened... Read More →
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Jennifer Lapidus

Founder/GM, Carolina Ground
Jennifer (she/her) is a baker, a miller, an author, a wife, a mother and step mom, a sister, a fan of beagle mutts, bitter foods, long walks, and Belgian road bikes. She’s forklift certified and her favorite musical is A Chorus Line (though Hamilton is a close second... Read More →
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Andy Clark

Owner, Moxie Bread Co.
Andy Clark is a baker and owner of Moxie Bread Co located in Louisville & Boulder, Colorado. Moxie Bread Co is devoted to organic heirloom grain and most of their wheat is sourced from regional farmers in Kansas, Nebraska, Montana and South Dakota, and soon Colorado. Food & Wine Magazine... Read More →
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Amy Halloran

Author & Cook, Author of The New Bread Basket
Amy Halloran followed her love of flour back to the field and wrote THE NEW BREAD BASKET: How the New Crop of Grain Growers, Plant Breeders, Millers, Maltsters, Bakers, Brewers, and Local Food Activists Are Redefining Our Daily Loaf (Chelsea Green, 2015). A native of upstate New York... Read More →

Thursday July 29, 2021 8:30am - 9:30am EDT

8:30pm EDT

Movie Night: Bread, Earth & Fire
Presented By: Absolutely Graphic

Join us for movie night! We will begin the evening with a Bread, Earth & Fire screening produced and filmed by Stu Silverstein. This film showcases bread in all its manifestations from Stu's perspective. Following the film, we will enjoy a discussion and time for questions and answers with Stu.

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Stu Silverstein

Earth Oven Builder, Baker, & Artist
Deciding against law school and a career with the FBI, Stu Silverstein finally got serious about his life, found a VW bus and took a driveabout across the country in search of “real” bread. Not finding any, he returned to Maine and started to bake his own. He also builds earth... Read More →

Thursday July 29, 2021 8:30pm - 9:30pm EDT
Friday, July 30

6:00pm EDT

Closing Remarks
More Info Coming Soon!

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Tristan Noyes

Maine Grain Alliance
Tristan Noyes is the Executive Director for the Maine Grain Alliance. He is also the co-founder of GROMAINE, an organic farm in Aroostook County. GROMAINE specializes in the production of wide variety of vegetables, with a special concentration on lettuce. The farm sells produce to... Read More →

Friday July 30, 2021 6:00pm - 6:30pm EDT
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