The MFA Program at Manhattanville College presents

How Do We Feed the World? 

Food Justice Festival

Saturday, September 16, 2017
Manhattanville College

 *workshops      *panel discussions

*garden demonstrations

 with extra-special guest
Dan Barber
of Blue Hill at Stone Barns


food writingwith

Aria Beth Sloss


edible garden

on-site talks & tips


experts on

food justice, policy & action

This day of panels, demonstrations, and discussions will be kicked off with a reading and talk by chef and author Dan Barber of Westchester’s Blue Hill at Stone Barns. Barber is author of “The Third Plate: Field Notes on the Future of Food.”

A three-hour writing workshop for writers interested in food writing in all of its various forms will be offered in the afternoon, led by novelist and Iowa Writers’ Workshop graduate Aria Beth Sloss.

Reservation Recommended

DAN BARBER of Blue Hill at Stone Barns (author of "The Third Plate")
12 noon
Berman Student Center Auditorium,
Manhattanville College

Reservations required. Register today!

*Panel Discussions

*Garden Demonstrations

Food for Thought
A Writing Workshop with Aria Beth Sloss

2-5 PM
Registration fee: $50
Barat House,
Manhattanville College
Registration includes seat at Dan Barber event

Space is LIMITED. Register below!

From cooking to food policy to environmental issues, there are so many ways to approach writing about food today.  Discover new approaches and markets for food writing with this afternoon intensive workshop.  Bring work-in-progress or start something new!

Instructor Aria Beth Sloss is a graduate of Yale University and Iowa Writers’ Workshop with fellowships from Iowa Arts Foundation and Yaddo Corporation. She is the author of "Autobiography of Us," a novel. Her writing has appeared in the Harvard Review, Martha Stewart Living, and online at The Paris Review.

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