Lethbridge, Alberta

Saturday, September 21, 2019

Main Library: 5th Ave. S. and 8th St. S. | 11am - 5pm

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The Word On The Street has been renowned for the quality and diversity of its event programming and our next festival promises to offer the best so far. Please see the 2019 schedule below!

Karen Anderson and Matilde Sanchez-Turri – Food Artisans of Alberta

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Food Artisans of Alberta: Your Trail Guide to the Best of our Locally Crafted Fare

From the coulees of the badlands to the combines of the wheatlands, discover Alberta’s diverse terroir, and be captivated by the distinct tastes of this majestic province. Food Artisans of Alberta is a robust travel companion for local food lovers and visitors alike.

Come to know the stories, inspiration, and friendly faces of the people who craft great food as they cultivate the community of food artisans. Journey beyond Alberta’s seven signature foods―beef, bison, canola, honey, Red Fife Wheat, root vegetables and Saskatoon berries―to also enjoy breweries, meaderies, distilleries, cheesemakers, and more. With regional maps that highlight the locations of 200 food artisans, set out on an adventure through fertile fields and bountiful edible crops.

  • Cooking
  • Nonfiction

Matilde Sanchez-Turri

Matilde Sanchez-Turri was born in Calgary and was raised in Southern Alberta in Claresholm and on a farm near Nanton. With parents from Italy and Spain, Tilly’s cultural identity is entwined with good food, and she loves to cook and bake fine Italian delicacies from recipes passed on to her by her mother.

Food Artisans of Alberta: Your Trail Guide to the Best of our Locally Crafted Fare

From the coulees of the badlands to the combines of the wheatlands, discover Alberta’s diverse terroir, and be captivated by the distinct tastes of this majestic province. Food Artisans of Alberta is a robust travel companion for local food lovers and visitors alike.

Come to know the stories, inspiration, and friendly faces of the people who craft great food as they cultivate the community of food artisans. Journey beyond Alberta’s seven signature foods―beef, bison, canola, honey, Red Fife Wheat, root vegetables and Saskatoon berries―to also enjoy breweries, meaderies, distilleries, cheesemakers, and more. With regional maps that highlight the locations of 200 food artisans, set out on an adventure through fertile fields and bountiful edible crops.

  • Cooking
  • Nonfiction

Karen Anderson

Karen Anderson is a Taste Canada award-winning cookbook author and owner of Alberta Food Tours, Inc. Having grown up in St. Andrews-by-the-Sea, New Brunswick, she admits she didn’t feel at home in Alberta until she spent time on its farms with the wind blowing waves into the wheat fields and an endless sea of blue sky overhead. When not writing or leading tours, she loves to hike, and she is on a mission to stay at a different Alberta backcountry lodge each summer.