Winter Vegetable Sagra + Variety Showcase
November 30th - 4th: GARLIC
December 7th - 11th: RADICCHIO
December 14th - 18th: COLLARDS
January 11th - 16th: BRASSICAS
January 25th - 29th: WINTER SQUASH
February 1st - 5th: GRAINS
February 8th - 12th: INDIGENOUS WINTER FOODS
February 22nd - 26th: VARIETY SHOWCASE INTERACTIVE SESSIONS
March 1st - 5th: PURPLE SPROUTING BROCCOLI
March 15th - 20th: CAULIFLOWER + CABBAGE
The 2020-21 Variety Showcase + Winter Vegetable Sagra will take the form of joint virtual programming from December 2020 - March 2021, featuring TED-style talks, interactive Q&A sessions, cooking demos, and virtual field tours.
Sagra program content will focus on eight winter vegetables: Celeriac, Radicchio, Brussels Sprouts, Cabbage, Cauliflower, Collards, Winter Squash, Garlic and Purple Sprouting Broccoli. Presentations will explore plant histories, origins and domestication; medicinal, nutritional and culinary elements of species; farm visits; cooking demonstrations; art and folklore.
Variety Showcase will be a week of virtual video presentations and Q&A sessions featuring current projects focused on breeding for organic systems and considering culinary quality.