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Breakout Sessions        Keynote speaker, Jeffrey Yoskowitz         Topsy Turvy Bus 


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Federation for Jewish Philanthropy
 presents its inaugural

Southern Connecticut Jewish Food Festival
Where sustainability meets tradition

 

Sunday, June 11, 11am – 4pm | Temple Israel, 14 Coleytown Road, Westport

Welcome to an innovative, new community food festival that combines a day of learning with the tastes and values of today’s Jewish table. The day-long festival will feature leaders and change agents in the world of Jewish food and will include:

•             Keynote Speaker Jeffrey Yoskowitz, author of The Gefilte Manifesto (1pm)
•             DIY foodie workshops such as “How to Pickle”
•             Food demos by leading chefs and cookbook authors
•             Breakout sessions on topics dealing with sustainability and Jewish food values
•             Environmental activities
•             Exhibitors’ Hall featuring community vendors
•             Dining plaza featuring kosher food trucks
•             Kids' programs, including the Teva Topsy Turvy Bus (12-4pm)

 

Schedule of Events

Breakout sessions schedule:
11:30-12:30

 

Artichokes : A Deliciously Special, Springtime Vegetable Rooted in Roman Jewish Culture, with Chef Tami Weiser

 

Even a Kid Can Make Fried Rice, with acclaimed food writer Ronnie Fein

 

Beyond the Hekhsher: How Jewish Ethics and Environmental Sustainability Inform a Progressive Kosher Lifestyle, with Rabbi Ilana Schacter

 

Food Justice:  In and Beyond the Jewish Community, FJP Executive Director David Weisberg, moderator

 

Keynote Speaker: Jeffrey Yoskowitz, author of the "The Gefilte Manifesto: A New Wave of Jewish Cuisine Inspired by the Old World Kitchen​"
1:00 – 2:00PM

 

Breakout sessions schedule:
2:30-3:30

 

Making Kosher Meat Sustainable: Lessons From a Pioneer in Delicious, Ethical Sustainable Kosher Meet and Poultry, with Naftali Hanau, Grow & Behold, Founder and CEO

 

Baking Babka to a Latin Beat, with Chef Leticia Moreinos 

 

What’s in Your Honey Bear? with Marina Marchese 

 

Wat’s for Shabbat - Ethiopian Jewish Food Culture