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Schedule of Weekend Programming: Chef Demos, Tastings, Panels and Workshops

· Saturday, October 23rd ·

12p: Chef Jonathan Rollo, Greenleaf Gourmet Chop Shop

Using Local and Seasonal Produce (Demo)

1p: Woolly Pockets Simple One Container Kitchen Herb Gardens (Workshop)

1p: Backward Bee Collective
Local Beekeeping w/Backward Beekeepers incl Feral Bee (Panel)

2p: Chef James Overbaugh, The Peninsula Hotel
Growing and Cooking with Artisanal Pumpkins (Demo)

3p: Christopher Klapp & Chef Ben Bailly, Petrossian Caviar
Sustainable Caviar (Demo and Tasting)

4p: Lindy & Grundy, Heritage Meats and Home Butchering
w/ Marissa Guggianna, Author of Primal Cuts (Demo, Tasting, Raffle)

5p: Laura McIntosh, Host “Bringing It Home”
The Difference Between Sustainable & Organic: What’s More Important?

All Day: Common Thread Studio
Hand Sewn Egg Cozies (Workshop 12-2p & 3-5p )

All Day: Pumpkin Crafts for Kids (Craft)

· Sunday, October 24th ·

12p: Chef Joseph Gillard, Napa Valley Grille Biodynamic Wine Pairings (Demo and Tasting)

1p: Geri Miller, Mar’Sel
Garden Cocktail Infusions (Demo and Tasting)

1p: Sarah Spitz & Julie Strnad, LA County Master Gardeners
Urban Container Gardening: Anything That Grows in the Ground, Grows in a Pot (Workshop)

2p: Suzanne Griswold & Rachael Narins, Chicks with Knives’
Perishable Pickle Shop: Pickling 101 (Demo and Tasting)

3p: Craft Beer Panel
Eagle Rock Brewery & Local LA Brewers TBA
Moderated by The Beer Chicks (Panel and Tasting)

4p: Lindy & Grundy, Heritage Meats and Home Butchering
(Demo, Tasting, Raffle)

5p: Josh Simon, Function Drinks
Growing a Local Food Biz in LA (Speaker) All Day: Common Thread Studio Hand Sewn Egg Cozies (Workshop 12-2p & 2-5p)

All Day: Pumpkin Crafts for Kids (Craft)

Note: More programming to be announced including Evan Kleiman of KCRW’s Good Food hosting a workshop (topic and guests TBA) and guest author book signings.

Artisanal LA’s Inaugural Fall Show Comes Downtown

Celebrate and Explore LA’s Finest Local, Handmade and Sustainable Edibles

Artisanal LA is a weekend long community shopping, tasting, and learning experience showcasing the city’s finest local, sustainable and handmade edibles Saturday and Sunday, October 23-24 in the penthouse of downtown’s historic Cooper Building. Admission to the event includes:

* Hosted beverages from Honest Tea, Dry Soda, Function and Bonadea
* Local craft beer and spirits tasting (21+)
* A one-of-a-kind tote bag for the first 1000 attendees
* Workshops and cool handmade activities
* Family friendly arts & crafts
* Great speakers, panels and chef demos
* Giveaways and door prizes all weekend long
* Unlimited re-entry all weekend long
* DJ Bryan Davidson setting the mood
* Pitchfork’s Mud Baron giving out seedlings to inspire everyone’s inner urban farmer
* Shopping from more than 65 local craft vendors – with more being added every day
* Donation based gift wrap benefiting the LA Regional Food Bank to help kick off holiday shopping
* Partial proceeds benefit LAUSD Edible School Gardens

Location The Cooper Building  860 S Los Angeles St – 11th Floor Penthouse  Downtown LA 90014

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