The 4th Annual Farm to Table International Conference is scheduled for August 18-20, 2016, at the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. F2Ti features the brightest thought leaders and leading practitioners in the burgeoning farm-to-table movement. F2Ti explores the cultivation, distribution, and consumption of food and drink sourced locally to globally. It takes place in tandem with the Louisiana Restaurant Association’s Annual Foodservice & Hospitality EXPO, an event attracting food and beverage professionals from across the country.
This year’s theme, “A Feast for the Senses,” spotlights the sensual aspects of food and drink at every stage of the agricultural-culinary cycle. Topics will include, but are not limited to, best practices in urban farming, bringing products to market, sourcing locally, enhancing sustainability, and the latest trends and developments in the industry, including food science, security, and safety.
• Crop to Cup (Brewing, Distilling, Vinting, plus non-alcoholic beverages)
• Farming and Production
• Food and Beverage Journalism and Media
• Farm to School
• Food Innovation (Science, Technology, Trends, etc.)