2012 Schedule of Events*

Please click events below to watch video or audio recordings of each.

9 am: Registration in the Usdan Center (45 Wyllys Avenue, Middletown, CT 06459)

All registrants must go to registration upon arrival to receive a program booklet with specific event locations.
This program is required for admission to all events.
Please remember that FOODSTOCK is sold out and only online registrants will be admitted.

9 am – 5 pm: Vendors in Usdan: FOODSTOCK T-shirt sales and raffle to benefit the Middletown, CT Amazing Grace Food Pantry, RJ Julia Booksellers, The Kitchen Store, CT Farm Fresh, Middlesex Hospital Diabetes & Nutrition, Young Robertson Gallery, Sticky Nuts, and more! 
10 am – 10:45 am: Talking With Ruth Reichl and Faith Middleton 
10:45 am – 11 am: Intermission
11 am – 11:45 am: Talking With Eric Asimov and Faith Middleton 

12 pm – 1 pm: Lunch Break (Connecticut food trucks will be hosting lunch in Parking Lot C)
12:15 – 1 pm: Book Signing with Ruth Reichl 

1 pm – 2 pm: From Lokshen to Lo Mein: The Jewish Love Affair with Chinese Food with Donald Siegel, Gaye Tuchman, Chichi Wang, and Amy Bloom (audio)
1 pm – 2 pm: Writing So They Can Taste It with Molly O'Neill 
1 pm – 2 pm: Around My French Table with Dorie Greenspan
1 – 2:15 pm: Food As a Topic of Academic Pursuit with John Finn, Alex Ketchum, Chi-Hoon Kim, and Will Levitt 
1:30 – 2:15 pm: Book Signing with Cara Eisenpress, Sara Kate Gillingham- Ryan, Jane Stern, and Terry Walters
2:15 – 3:15 pm: Beautiful Blogs with Ashley Rodriguez, Katherine Vitucci, and Sara Kate Gillingham-Ryan
2:15 – 3:15 pm: Nostra Cucina Italiana: God Save the Cuisine with Paolo Villoresi  
2:15 – 3:15 pm: The Business Of Food with Priscilla Martel, Kashia Cave, Josh Goldin ‘00, Suzette Franco-Camacho and Arturo Franco-Camacho  
2:15 – 3:15 pm: Writing About Food For A Young Audience with Cara Eisenpress and Pippa Lord; moderated by Tressa Eaton  (audio)
2:15 – 3:15 pm: Steal This Menu with Raymond Sokolov (audio)
2:30 – 3:15 pm: Book Signing with Dorie Greenspan, Molly O’Neill 

3:30 – 4:30 pm: Sustainable Cuisine with Ariana Bain, Christopher Prosperi, and Terry Walters 
3:30 – 4:30 pm: Cooking with Kids with Chef Bobo Surles 
3:30 – 4:30 pm: Writing the American Road with Jane Stern 
3:30 – 4:30 pm: The Laptop and the Coffeecup with Jacob Eichengreen  (audio)
3:30 – 4:30 pm: The Future of Kimchi with Chi-Hoon Kim (audio)
3:30 – 5:00 pm: Global Food, Global Websites with Sara Kate Gillingham-Ryan, Amy Kundrat and Miriam Gottfried  (audio)
3:30 - 4:30 pm: On Lasagna and Laurie Colwin with Amy Bloom with Book Signing to Follow (audio)

Please note:

  • The Wesleyan Farmers Market will be stationed on the Wesleyan campus from 11 AM to 1:30 PM. 
  • The Connecticut food trucks will be selling in Parking Lot C from 11 AM to 2 PM.
  • Food and beverages will be served in the Usdan Center Café all day.
  • Espwesso, Wesleyan’s student-run café, will be open all day in the Shapiro/Allbritton Center.
  • We recommend that you bring cash to the event as Espwesso purchases and our FOODSTOCK t-shirts are cash-only.

*All events, scheduled times, and speakers are subject to change.