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Food For Thought!
We're serving up a banquet of good ideas, great companionship, and fabulous food at the 15th Annual Spirit & Place Festival! This year's 40 festival events offer plenty of "Food for Thought." Sample local craft beers, try international cuisine, and eat an orphan's "feast." Enjoy music created from and inspired by food. Discover how to keep bees and raise chickens. Participate in conversations about cookbook collections, hunger, eating disorders, and more. Don't miss it! 
15th Annual Public Conversation
Will Allen
A conversation on food and social justice will feature former professional basketball player Will Allen, founder of Growing Power in Milwaukee; Frances Moore Lappé, author of the three million copy Diet for a Small Planet; and Harrell Fletcher, an internationally-known visual artist and former organic farmer. The Public Conversation will be held on Saturday, November 13 at Emmerich Manual High School. Learn more...  
Festival Previews
Frybread Cook-Off
Frybread Cook-Off
Frybread Cook-Off: Celebrate frybread, the all-purpose Native American flat bread. Make it, taste it, hear stories, take home recipes, and meet guest chef Nephi Craig (White Mountain Apache/Navajo). 
Irvington SkillShare "Feast"ival: Explore how to be more self-reliant from garden to kitchen during this feast of ideas that includes everything from canning and composting to cold frames and solar-cooking.
Andrew Zimmern-2010 Efryomson Lecture Series: This international traveler and host of the Travel Channel's "Bizarre Foods," shares his unique experiences discovering the cuisine and culture of more than 80 countries. (Program has been moved to the IUPUI Campus Center, Rm. 450, 420 University Blvd.)  
Balancing Food & Movement: Women will explore mindful eating practices, collect healthy recipes, participate in simple exercises, and learn the art of making choices that nourish mind, body, and soul.
Near Eastside Ag Crawl: Sample local fare from five unique urban gardens on this delicious tour that celebrates the locally grown food in the Near Eastside community, culminating with dinner and discussion.

2010 Festival
Perpetual Pitch-In Project
Combat hunger by hosting a potluck! Join us in creating 48 consecutive hours of pitch-ins between November 12-14. Sign up today! 
Manual High History
Students in the Electronic Music Class tell the history of Emmerich Manual High School in this video
 Flavorful Songs with Steven Stolen November 4

Unicef Tap Project

Lilly EndowmentWishard
Allen Whitehill Clowes Charitable Foundation Inc.Indiana Humanities Council

IUPUI      IU School of Liberal Arts     The Polis Center

The Indianapolis FoundationUniversity of IndianapolisEli Lilly and Company

Indianapolis Museum of Art     Congregation Beth-El ZedeckIndianapolis Marion County Public Library
Christian Theological SeminaryFranklin CollegeSt. Paul's Episcopal Church
WFYIHilton IndianapolisChristel DeHaan Family Foundation
Trendy Minds                 Bohlsen PR