Farm to Table
Thursday, July 24 2014

F2Ti 2013 Sessions

*This schedule is a working document and should be reviewed regularly for planning purposes. F2Ti management reserves the right to add or remove events as programming needs change. All events are held at the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center unless otherwise noted.

Start Finish Event Location
Friday, August 1
8:00 am5:00 pmFriday Morning Conference Set-Up
12:00 pm5:00 pmFriday Registration OpenHalls I-J
2:00 pm6:00 pmFriday Morning – F2Ti EXPO Move-In
Saturday, August 2
8:00 am4:30 pmSaturday – Speaker Ready Room/Media Check-In OpenMR 283
8:00 am4:00 pmSaturday Registration OpenHalls I,J
8:30 am5:30 pmSaturday – F2Ti Exhibits OpenNew Orleans Theatre
9:00 am10:00 amF2Ti GS1-Opening Keynote Address: F2Ti 2014: Sustainable Food System: Problem or Opportunity with Honorary Chairman Michel NischanNew Orleans Theater
10:00 am10:30 amSaturday Morning Break
10:30 am11:45 amConcurrent Morning Breakout Sessions F2Ti 124 – Native Foods in the Commercial MarketMR 287
10:30 am11:45 amConcurrent Morning Breakout Sessions F2Ti 123 – Preventing Food Waste from Field to ForkMR 286
10:30 am11:45 amConcurrent Morning Breakout Sessions F2Ti 122 – Determining the Value of an Organic Fertilizer as a Substitute for Conventional Fertilizer for the Urban Agriculture Community.MR 285
10:30 am11:45 amConcurrent Morning Breakout Sessions F2Ti 121 – Pollinator Partnerships: The Latest Buzz about BeesMR 284
10:30 am12:00 pmFilm Feast Screening: SoFAB Media ShowcaseNew Orleans Theatre
11:45 am1:00 pmSaturday Lunch / Chef Demos / LRA ExpoTBD
1:00 pm2:00 pmF2Ti GS2 – Farm to School Movement: Evolution and FutureNew Orleans Theatre
2:00 pm2:30 pmSaturday Afternoon Break
2:15 pm3:45 pmFilm Feast Screening: Queen of the SunNew Orleans Theatre
2:30 pm3:45 pmConcurrent Afternoon Breakout Session F2Ti 143 – Agritourism and Experiential F2T: Bringing Farmers, Chefs, and Guests to TogetherMR 286
2:30 pm3:45 pmConcurrent Afternoon Breakout Session F2Ti 142 – Food Policy Councils: Making Our Local Food Systems Work for EverybodyMR 285
2:30 pm3:45 pmConcurrent Afternoon Breakout Sessions F2Ti 141 – Food and Cultural IdentityMR 284
4:00 pm5:00 pmF2Ti GS3 – The Process: Moving Farmers and Chefs Closer to the Same TableNew Orleans Theatre
Sunday, August 3
8:00 am4:30 pmSunday – Speaker Ready Room/Media Check-in OpenMR 283
8:30 am4:00 pmSunday Registration OpenHalls I-J
8:30 am5:30 pmSunday – F2Ti Exhibits OpenNew Orleans Theater Lobby
9:00 am10:00 amF2Ti GS4 – Processed Food: Why It’s Crucial to Farm to TableNew Orleans Theater
10:00 am10:30 amSunday Morning Break
10:30 am12:00 pmFilm Feast Screening: Ground Operations: From Farmfield to BattlefieldNew Orleans Theater
10:30 am11:45 amConcurrent Morning Session F2Ti 221- Crop to Cup: Starting a Farm-to-Glass DistilleryMR 284
10:30 am11:45 amConcurrent Morning Breakout Session F2Ti 223 – A Recipe for Change: How the Culinary Community Can Change Politics & PolicyMR 286
10:30 am11:45 amConcurrent Morning Breakout Session F2Ti 222 – Sustainable Seafood: The Bountiful CatchMR 285
10:30 am11:45 amConcurrent Morning Breakout Session F2Ti 225 -Pasture to Plate, Snout to Tail, It’s All Good!MR 287
11:45 am1:00 pmSunday LRA Expo / Chef Demos / Lunch Break
1:00 pm2:00 pmF2Ti GS5 – Kitchen Bar Summit
2:00 pm2:30 pmSunday Afternoon Break
2:15 pm3:45 pmFilm Feast Screening: Never the SameNew Orleans Theater
2:30 pm3:45 pmConcurrent Afternoon Breakout Session F2Ti 242 – Restaurant Sustainability: Go Green to Save GreenMR 285
2:30 pm3:45 pmConcurrent Afternoon Breakout Session F2Ti 241 – The Organic OpportunityMR 284
2:30 pm3:45 pmConcurrent Afternoon Breakout Sessions F2Ti 243 – Lake Ponchartrain and Bayou St. John: The Interactive Roles of Urban Fisheries in Historic New Orleans’ Food SupplyMR 286
2:30 pm3:45 pmConcurrent Morning Breakout Session F2Ti 244 – Urban Demo GardeningMR 287
4:00 pm5:00 pmF2Ti GS6 – Food and EnergyNew Orleans Theater
Monday, August 4
8:00 am4:30 pmMonday – Speaker Ready Room/Media Check-In OpenMR 283
8:00 am4:00 pmMonday Registration OpenHalls I-J
8:30 am5:30 pmMonday – F2Ti Exhibits Open New Orleans Theatre Lobby
9:00 am10:00 amF2Ti GS7 – Genetically Modified FoodsNew Orleans Theatre
10:00 am10:30 amMonday Morning Break
10:30 am11:45 amConcurrent Morning Breakout Session F2Ti 322 – A Scientific and Community-Based Analysis for a Healthier and More Sustainable Food SystemMR285
10:30 am11:45 amConcurrent Morning Breakout Session F2Ti 321 – Foods and Nutrition: Is that Apple a Day Really an Apple?MR 284
10:30 am11:45 amConcurrent Morning Breakout Session F2Ti 323 – Watching What We Eat: The Ever-Expanding Universe of Food and MediaMR 286
10:30 am11:45 amConcurrent Morning Breakout Session F2Ti 324 Chefs & Farmers: How a Strong Relationship Keeps Customers Coming Back for More & Improves the Bottom LineMR287
10:30 am12:00 pmFilm Feast Screening: A Place at the TableNew Orleans Theatre
10:30 am11:45 amConcurrent Morning Breakout Session F2ti 325 – Baking Fresh From the Farm: How Sweet It IsMR 288
11:45 am1:00 pmMonday Lunch / Chef Demos / LRA ExpoTBD
1:00 pm2:00 pmF2Ti GS8 – Closing General Session: Edward Avalos, Under Secretary for Marketing and Regulatory Programs, USDANew Orleans Theatre
2:00 pm2:30 pmAfternoon Break
2:15 pm3:45 pmMonday Afternoon Film Feast Screening
2:30 pm3:45 pmConcurrent Afternoon Breakout Session F2Ti 341 – Food as Medicine: Collaborating to Transform the Health of the NationMR 284
2:30 pm3:45 pmConcurrent Afternoon Breakout Session F2Ti 343 – Making it Easy to Shop Local: Innovative business models for Access to High-Integrity, Locally-Produced FoodMR 286
2:30 pm3:45 pmConcurrent Afternoon Breakout Session F2Ti 342 – Get the Lead Out: Heavy Metals and Urban FarmingMR 285

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