december, 2020

07decAll Day11Variety Showcase + Winter Vegetable Sagra DECEMBER 7TH - 11TH: RADICCHIO(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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12/7: HISTORY of radicchio with Andrea Ghedina of

12/8: COOKING with Davide Zimolo and his nonna

12/9: COOKING with Cathy Whims of Nostrana makes two dishes: a cool appetizer and pizza

12/10: FORCING techniques with Brian Campbell of Uprising Seeds; Jason & Siri of Local Roots Farm; Mary & Brian of Wild Roots Farm

12/11: LATE SEASON VARIETY TRIALS with Linda Fenstermaker of Osborne Quality Seeds with radicchio grower

Garlic bulbs sit on boards.


december 7 (Monday) - 11 (Friday)

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