Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Midwest State of the Plate teaches sustainable food production

On Nov. 17 the Midwest's inaugural State of the Plate conference will take place in Chicago to educate chef-instructors, students and foodservice professionals about creating a more sustainable food supply. The one-day event will take place at Harold Washington Library and Robert Morris University's Institute of Culinary Arts.

The conference aims to help those in the foodservice industry better understand the current model of meat production and the differences among various methods, farmers and distributors. It will feature local farmers and Midwest companies that serve the industry.

For more information or to register, visit Sponsors and supporters include the Green Chicago Restaurant Co-op, Green City Market, Family Farmed, Kendall College, Robert Morris University and Chefs Collaborative.