december, 2020

14decAll Day17Variety Showcase + Winter Vegetable Sagra DECEMBER 14TH - 18TH: COLLARDS(All Day) PST


Event Details

The 2020-21 Variety Showcase + Winter Vegetable Sagra will take the form of joint virtual programming from December 2020 – March 2021, featuring TED-style talks, interactive Q&A sessions, cooking demos, and virtual field tours.

Sagra program content will focus on nine winter vegetables: Celeriac, Radicchio, Brussels Sprouts, Cabbage, Cauliflower, Collards, Winter Squash, Garlic and Purple Sprouting Broccoli. Presentations will explore plant histories, origins and domestication; medicinal, nutritional and culinary elements of species; farm visits; cooking demonstrations; art and folklore.

Variety Showcase will be a week of virtual video presentations and Q&A sessions featuring current projects focused on breeding for organic systems and considering culinary quality.

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  • 12/14: Michael Twitty presents the History and Significance of Collards in the South

  • 12/15:  Ira Wallace & Co. present Results & Updates from the 2020 HEIRLOOM COLLARDS TRIAL and Jon Jackson leads a Collard Trial Farm Tour of Comfort Farms

  • 12/16: Amirah Mitchell presents Seedkeeping and Cultural Identity

  • 12/17:  Ashleigh Shanti presents a 4-Way Collard Salad Cooking Demo

Garlic bulbs sit on boards.


december 14 (Monday) - 17 (Thursday)

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