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Friday, July 28 • 11:15am - 12:45pm
Kneading Words: Express Your Grain-to-Bread Mojo Through Writing | Amy Halloran & BREAD Magazine

What do you want to say about your work with grains? Flour, baking, and bread captivate, inspire, and challenge us in meaningful ways, but communicating their importance and our aspirations to customers and friends is often tough.

This discussion and a series of writing exercises with three bread-focused writers will help you explore your motivations and define your commitment to bread. We will help you find your "element" or "flow" in the path from grain to bread, discover your motto, and articulate the engagement you find in the baking process. 

Join us for a working lunch immediately following the session to collaborate on a global bread manifesto.

Do you want to help create a global bread manifesto? Please join us for a working lunch Friday to help identify and express the goals and beliefs of the wider global grain-to-bread movement. 


Speakers
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Amy Halloran

Amy Halloran followed her love of flour back to the field and wrote THE NEW BREAD BASKET: How the New Crop of Grain Growers, Plant Breeders, Millers, Maltsters, Bakers, Brewers, and Local Food Activists Are Redefining Our Daily Loaf (Chelsea Green, 2015). A native of upstate New... Read More →
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Jarkko Laine

Jarkko Laine is founder and co-editor of BREAD Magazine. He is a home baker, writer, software developer, entrepreneur and stay-at-home dad from Vantaa, Finland, who never wants to lose his curiosity for the world around him.
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François Thibeault

François Thibeault is co-editor of BREAD Magazine. He apprenticed in a bakery in Savoie and with a farmer-baker in Normandy (France). He loves to connect with people through baking, building clay ovens, writing, photography, and research.


Friday July 28, 2017 11:15am - 12:45pm
Skowhegan State Fairgrounds 33 Constitution Ave, Skowhegan, ME 04976