Conversations at Copia–Soil
January 13-14, 2018
Soil: Dirt to Dish
Conversations at Copia presents Dirt to Dish. Come taste and learn about the soil’s connection to food with chefs, farmers, and films. Visit for the food, stay for the special guests!
Dirt to Dish Weekend Schedule of Events
Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018
All Day, both Saturday and Sunday
Growing Organic Art Show, Lexicon of Sustainability
All artworks by Sonoma County resident artist Douglas Gayeton
The Soil Story, Kiss the Ground
Soil Solutions, Center for Food Safety
Growing Organic, Lexicon of Sustainability
A Taste of the Soil with Chef Myint of The Perennial and Farmer Tucker Taylor (aka Instagram star Farmer T)
11 a.m.–2 p.m.
Chefs know that the best tasting food comes from healthy soil. But what exactly does that mean? Come taste, smell, feel, and learn about healthy soil. And learn the optimistic and delicious story of how farming is our best hope for reversing climate change!
Join Chef Anthony Myint and Farmer Tucker Taylor for a special demonstration and complimentary soil and menu tasting!
Free admission but space is limited! The demonstration will run at 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. Approximate time of each demonstration is 30 minutes.
Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018
Dirt to Dish with Alice Waters
5 p.m.–8 p.m.
Location: Atrium, Copia Theater
Join us for a special evening with Alice Waters and Bob Cannard.
Enjoy a reception with hors d’oeuvres prepared by CIA chefs paired with Jackson Family Wines followed by a presentation of Conversations at Copia featuring Alice Waters, founder and owner of Chez Panisse Restaurant in Berkeley, and Bob Cannard, organic farmer and founder of Green String Farm. “Dirt to Dish” will be moderated by Brock Dolman of the Occidental Arts & Ecology Center.
The discussion will be followed by a book signing and meet-and-greet with Alice Waters to celebrate her new memoir Coming to my Senses.
Family Funday Special Edition: Copia Garden to Table Mac & Cheese
Location: Napa Valley Vintners Theater
Dirt! A Movie with Heart and Soil
Location: The Theater at Copia
DIRT! The Movie–narrated by Jamie Lee Curtis– tells the story of Earth’s most valuable and underappreciated source of fertility — from its miraculous beginning to its tragic degradation. This insightful and timely film tells the story of the glorious and unappreciated material beneath our feet.