Hobart and William Smith Colleges

Food Week Schedule

Food Week events are brought to you by:
Finger Lakes Institute
Geneva Community Lunch Program
HWS Fribolin Farm
HWS Real Food Challenge
LOFT House
Office of Communications
Office of Spiritual Engagement
Office of Student Activities
Office of Sustainability
Sodexo Dining Services
Sustainable Foods Club
Sustainable Community Development Program

HWS on Social Media

Monday, October 24, National Food Day

11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Chefs Share Community Luncheon
United Methodist Church, 340 Main St.

The harvest of the HWS Fribolin Farm's Chef's Collaborative Garden will be shared with the broader Geneva community at the Chef's Share Community Luncheon on Monday, October 24 - National Food Day! Come celebrate our community and farm harvest with our chefs and your neighbors! The 4 chefs and 1 mixologist will create a wonderful complete lunch using the ingredients they grew on HWS Fribolin Farm. It's a way to give back but to also share a real food experience with our neighbors! This meal is free and open to the public. Parking is available on street and in the lot behind the church via William St. To enter for lunch, please use the front entrance of the church (via Main St.). More >>

9 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Meatless Monday

In union with the Just Veggin station, Dining Services will also feature Meatless options for breakfast, lunch, and dinner on Showtime and Breakfast at Dinner.

Tuesday, October 25

7 p.m.

Film Showing: DIVE
Gearan Center for the Performing Arts, Film Screening Room

Food and movie lovers unite! An array of local food and drink will be served, then 'Dive' will be shown, a documentary film showing Jeremy Seifert’s and his friends’ journey to salvage thousands of dollars of food through dumpster diving.

Inspired by a curiosity about our country's careless habit of sending food straight to landfills, the multi award-winning documentary DIVE! follows filmmaker Jeremy Seifert and friends as they dumpster dive in the back alleys and gated garbage receptacles of Los Angeles' supermarkets. In the process, they salvage thousands of dollars worth of good, edible food - resulting in an inspiring documentary that is equal parts entertainment, guerilla journalism and call to action. More >>

9 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Weigh the Waste

Dining Services compares the waste between a traditional Non-Trayless meal and Trayless Tuesday meal.

Wednesday, October 26

3:30- 4:15 p.m.

The Slow Food Movement – Good, Clean, Fair
HWS Fribolin Farm House

Come learn about the slow food movement and how its ambitious international campaign is increasing the value of biodiversity and environment and influencing our diet. Contact Sarah Meyer at smeyer@hws.edu for more information.

5 p.m.

Pasta Night
Chaplain's Residence, 630 S. Main Street

Featuring homemade tomato sauce made from tomatoes grown on HWS Fribolin Farm. More >>

11 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Apple Fest

Dining Services will hold their annual Applefest, featuring fresh, local apples from Red Jacket Orchards!

7 p.m.

Sustainable Foods Club Meeting
LOFT House (710 S. Main St.)

Coordinator: Soren Anders-McLeod, soren.anders-macleod@hws.edu

Thursday, October 27

9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

HWS Volunteers at Geneva Community Lunch Program
United Methodist Church, 340 Main St.

For two months out of the school year, the Colleges' community is in charge of Thursdays with the local community "soup kitchen." Students, sometimes with the help of faculty and staff, plan, prepare, and serve lunch to those in need in the Geneva area, as well as spend time with them over the meal. Students can and do volunteer at other times as well. This is a very popular service and new volunteers are always welcome. For more information, contact Jeremy Wattles at wattles@hws.edu.

Friday, October 28

10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

HWS Farmers Market
Gearan Center for the Performing Arts, Front patio

HWS Food Week finishes with a celebratory campus Farmer’s Market! Items such as maple syrup, honey, eggs, grain/flours, breads, produce, baked goods, juice, preserves, dry goods, meats, cheeses, seeds, seedlings and prepared foods, will be available. Contact Sarah Meyer at smeyer@hws.edu for more information.

5 p.m.

Sustainable Foods Cook-off
LOFT House (710 S. Main St.)

Come test your cooking skills and knowledge of sustainable food against other HWS students. Register in small teams, prepare a dish to share and compete against your peers. Dishes will be evaluated by a panel of judges based on the use of sustainable ingredients, taste, presentation and affordability. Prizes will be awarded to top competitors but everyone is encouraged to participate in this event and get involved in sustainable foods on campus. For more information and registration details, please email soren.anders-macleod@hws.edu.

9 - 11 p.m.

After Dark Series: Haunted House and Apple Fest
First Floor Coxe Hall

Get spooked at the haunted house, then enjoy local and organic apples, honey dips, and other seasonal treats! Contact Christine Lucht at lucht@hws.edu for more information.

Saturday, October 29

9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Cabbage Field Gleaning
Bejo Seeds

Volunteers will be harvesting cabbage at Bejo Seeds. Meet at 9 am sharp in the lot in front of B and G, return between 11 and 12. Ride needed? Contact Susanne McNally at mcnally@hws.edu by October 26.

Food Week Social Media

HWS Real Food Challenge Photo Contest 2016

HWS Food Week is October 23-29! For this year's Instagram photo contest, tag your photos of local food or Food Week activities using #HWSFoodWeek and #HWSRFC throughout the week for a chance to win local food prizes!  

We ask that PRIVATE accounts are made PUBLIC during the giveaway in order to be entered.

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