The Corvallis Sustainability Coalition and the Corvallis-Benton County Economic Development Office are sponsoring a three-part local food forum, which begins Tuesday, May 7.
Tuesday’s first session is on grains and features Paul Harcombe of Harcombe Farm; April Hall Cutting, co-owner of Wild Yeast Bakery; and Sharon Gibson, director of food and nutrition services for the Corvallis School District.
On May 16 produce will be discussed, with presenters Rachel Ashley, co-owner of Rainshine Family Farm; Yadira Ruiz, co-owner of Sunbow Produce; Natalia Mikkola, produce manager for the south First Alternative Co-op; and Danielle Lewis, chef at Castor Kitchen & Bar.
The final session on May 30 features beverages. On the panel are Patrick Hayes, Oregon State University professor of crop and social science; Caitlin Prueitt, co-owner of Vivacity Spirits; and Paul Miller, head brewer at Sky High Brewing.
All three sessions start at 7 p.m. at the Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave.