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February 22, 2017

Classes and Workshops, Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums, Free Events

Global Georgia Initiative: Seed Life Skills Symposium

Sponsored by: Willson Center for Humanities and Arts

The Willson Center and Seed Life Skills present a symposium on “Food, Culture, and Community” with multiple public events on February 22 as part of the Willson Center’s 2017 Global Georgia Initiative.

The symposium is presented in partnership with Five & Ten, Creature Comforts, The Bitter Southerner, the Clarke County School District, Family Connection-Communities in Schools, the University of Georgia Press, the College of Family and Consumer Sciences, and the Latin American and Caribbean Studies Institute.

Program of Events:

Noon – Student Cooking Competition, Athens Community Career Academy, 440-1 Dearing Ext.

4 p.m. – Panel discussion: “Food, Culture, and Community." Featuring Almeta Tulloss, director, Seed Life SkillsHelen Rosner, executive editor, EaterRashid Nuri, president and CEO, Truly Eating Well Center for Natural Urban Agriculture; Chef Tom Collicchio, author, restauranteur, and head judge, “Top Chef”; and Chef Michel Nischan, author, food equity advocate, and founder & CEO, Wholesome Wave. Moderated by Chef Hugh Acheson, author, restauranteur, founder, Seed Life Skills • UGA Chapel

6:30 p.m. – Seed Life Skills Benefit Dinner presented by Five & Ten, the Willson Center, and Creature Comforts Brewing. Snacks and four courses by Hugh Acheson, Richard Neal, and Matthew Palmerlee. Specialty beers from Creature Comforts Brewing. Prce: $100 per person, including tax and gratuity; tickets available soon at