Grains Week! May 3-7, 2021

JOIN US FOR GRAINS WEEK! eOrganic is thrilled to be a co-sponsor of this online celebration May 3rd - 7th. Cascadia Grains has opted for a whole new take on the traditional 300-person conference, teaming up with a collaborative national team including the Culinary Breeding Network, WSU Food Systems, Cascadia Grains, GrowNYC, Oregon State University and the Artisan Grain Collaborative and eOrganic. 

Find the recordings at https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLgJe99mQdvfYcC4k2K8iFR-cDXOwN4ZKq

Download the program here

Monday, May 3

10AM - NAKED BARLEY FOR MALTING, BREWING & DISTILLING WITH BRIGID MEINTS & CRISTIANA VALLEJOS, OSU

11AM - CRAFT MALTING COAST TO COAST WITH JESSE BUSSARD OF CRAFT MALTSTERS GUILD + MALTSTERS FROM BLUE OX MALTHOUSE (MAINE), LINC MALT (WASHINGTON) & NIAGARA MALT (NEW YORK)

12PM - SCOTCH: BREWING & DISTILLING GRAINS WITH MARGARETT WATERBURY (AUTHOR OF SCOTCH: A COMPLETE INTRODUCTION TO SCOTLAND’S WHISKIES), ANDY GARRISON (STONE BARN BRANDYWORKS) & DOUGLAS TAYLOR (BRUICHLADDICH DISTILLERY)

1PM - RESEARCH UPDATES: BARLEY! WITH MARK SORRELLS (CORNELL) BRIGID MEINTS & PAT HAYES (OSU), KEVIN SMITH (U OF MINNESOTA) & BOB BRUEGGEMAN (WSU)

2PM - BLACK BREW CULTURE PRESENTS GRAINS TO GLASS: A NEW NARRATIVE IN CRAFT BEER SOURCING WITH MIKE POTTER (BLACK BREW CULTURE), DREUX DILLINGHAM & RODNEY HINES (M√ČTIER BREWING COMPANY), BIL THORN (SKY ISLAND FARM)

3PM - HAPPY HOUR: NORTHEAST EMPIRE RYE WITH JUNE RUSSELL (GLYNWOOD) & TOM POTTER (NEW YORK DISTILLING CO.)

Tuesday, May 4

10AM - SENSORY EVALUATIONS WITH JULIE DAWSON (U OF WISCONSIN), MARK SORRELLS (CORNELL), JUNE RUSSELL (GLYNWOOD) & BRIGID MEINTS (OSU)

11AM - NUTRITIONAL QUALITY & DENSITY WITH JORDYN BUNTING, ANDREW ROSS, & BRIGID MEINTS (OSU), MARTINE PETEY PERRIGUE & JULIANNE KELLOGG (WSU)

12PM - GLUTEN AND FODMAPS WITH ANDREW ROSS (OSU), JULIE DAWSON (U OF WISCONSIN) + ALYSSA HARTMAN (ARTISAN GRAIN COLLABORATIVE)

1PM - RESEARCH UPDATES: UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN WITH JULIE DAWSON (U OF WISCONSIN) & LANE SELMAN (CBN)

2PM - MOTHER GRAINS WITH ROXANA JULLAPAT WITH ROXANA JULLAPAT (AUTHOR OF “MOTHER GRAINS” & COFOUNDER OF FRIENDS & FAMILY RESTAURANT) & NAN KOEHLER (GRIST & TOLL)

3PM - HAPPY HOUR: NORTHWEST WITH BRIAN JOHNSON (MOONRAKER BREWING), DAVE COYNE (FORT GEORGE BREWERY), SHAYLENE ANDERSON (ANDERSON ORGANICS), CHRIS BAUM (VARIETAL BREWING)

Wednesday, May 5

10AM - GRAINS IN ITALY WITH LAURA LAZZARONI (AUTHOR & BAKER)

11AM - BUCKWHEAT ADAPTATION & POTENTIAL WITH KLAAS MARTENS (LAKEVIEW ORGANIC GRAIN) & RACHEL BRESLAUER (WSU SUSTAINABLE SEED SYSTEMS LAB)

12PM - MARKET UPDATES: TALES FROM THE FRONTLINES, END USE & PROCESSING WITH LEO BALLERINI & JULIA RAGGIO (GROWNYC GRAINS), JAMES HENDERSON (HUMMINGBIRD WHOLESALE), HALEE WEPKING (MEADOWLARK ORGANICS), HAROLD WILKEN (JANIE’S MILL)

1PM - DIVERSIFYING NORTHWESTERN FIELDS AND PALATES - A WSARE PROJECT INVESTIGATING PROSO MILLET AND BUCKWHEAT WITH JULIANNE KELLOGG & EVAN CRAINE (WSU SUSTAINABLE SEED SYSTEMS LAB), MONY EK, STEPHEN BRAMWELL, JUSTIN O’DEA (WSU), JONI KINDWALL-MOORE (SNACKTIVIST), JASON BISHOP (LIVING HERITAGE FARM)

2PM - HEIRLOOM GRAINS IN MODERN TIMES WITH SARAH OWENS (AUTHOR & BAKER) & RICHARD HANSEN (TEJIENDO ALIANZAS)

3PM - HAPPY HOUR: CORN! WITH PEDRO & ADRIANA FERBEL-AZCARATE (THREE SISTERS NIXTAMAL) & NEFTALI DURAN (ICOLLECTIVE)

Thursday, May 6

10AM - MANAGING SMUT & BUNT IN ORGANIC GRAINS WITH GARY BERGSTROM (CORNELL), HEATHER DARBY & ANN HAZELRIGG (U OF VERMONT), JULIE DAWSON (U OF WISCONSIN), BRIGID MEINTS (OSU)

11AM - MANAGING FOR WEED CONTROL: LATEST RESEARCH AND TOOLS ON PHYSICAL WEED CONTROL IN ORGANIC CEREALS WITH ERIC GALLANDT (U OF MAINE), MARK SORRELLS (CORNELL)

12PM - AGRONOMIC RESEARCH: PLANTING DATES & RATES, FERTILITY (MANAGEMENT TO MINIMIZE WINTER KILL) WITH MATT LEAVITT (ALBERT LEA SEED), ELLEN MALLORY (U OF MAINE), JULIE DAWSON (U OF WISCONSIN-MADISON), HEATHER DARBY (U OF VERMONT)

1PM - RESEARCH UPDATE: NO-TILL ORGANIC PANEL WITH KLAAS MARTENS (LAKEVIEW ORGANIC GRAIN), ERIN SILVA (U OF WISCONSIN-MADISON), & HEATHER DARBY (U OF VERMONT)

2PM - HISTORY OF FLOUR WITH ADRIAN HALE (COMMUNAL TABLE)
3PM - HAPPY HOUR: ANDREW CALABRESE & GRAIN CHANGERS WITH ANDREW CALABRESE (U OF COLORADO) & LANE SELMAN

Friday, May 7

10AM - ROTATIONAL CROPS FOR DIVERSIFIED MARKET CHANNELS WITH MARY-HOWELL MARTENS (LAKEVIEW ORGANIC GRAIN)

11AM - BOOK TALK: SOUTHERN GROUND WITH JENNIFER LAPIDUS (CAROLINA GROUND)

12PM - VALUE CHAIN UPDATES: GROWNYC & GLYNWOOD, COMMON GRAIN ALLIANCE, NORTHEAST GRAINSHED ALLIANCE

1PM - VALUE CHAIN UPDATES: ARTISAN GRAIN COLLABORATIVE, APPALACHIAN STAPLE FOODS

2PM - VALUE CHAIN UPDATES: FARMER MAI NGUYEN, CASCADIA GRAINS, HAKI FARMERS COLLECTIVE

2:50PM - VIRTUAL CHEERS TO A GREAT & GRAIN-FILLED WEEK!

At the event:

* Farmers, ag professionals, and academics can hear research updates, learn about grain production for artisan breads, cereals for animal feeds, brewing and distilling, and more.
* Professionals, home bakers, and consumers can get an inside look into grain quality, accessing specialty and/or small grains, and interact with a community of passionate chefs, bakers, and grain-lovers.
* Brewers, distillers, and maltsters can connect with industry professionals to get the latest information on using grains in value-added production, as well as getting access to specialty regional grains.
* Investors, brokers & local government officials get the scoop on rising investment and policy opportunities.

This event is partially funded by 2 USDA NIFA OREI projects: Value-added Grains for Local and Regional Food Systems and Breeding Multi-use Naked Barley for Organic Systems

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Published May 25, 2021

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