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Lake Front Film Series: Edna Lewis, Cherishing Virginia’s Food Heritage

September 14, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Enjoy an evening with our cherished local food historian Leni Sorensen of Albemarle County. Leni will present the film In the Season: The Edna Lewis Story followed by an educational talk. Enjoy a personal food tasting inspired by Edna’s famed cooking.

Learn about Edna Lewis, African American Chef, James Beard Living Legend Award winner and author best known for her books on Southern Cuisine. Over her lifetime Edna Lewis became one of the keepers of history, tradition and culture of true Southern cooking and was an early contributor to the farm to table movement. Her writing and recipes continue to guide chefs and cooks committed to using fresh, seasonal, regional food sources, no matter where they live.

Suggested donation $15 benefits the local Blue Ridge Area Food Bank. Pre-registration required.


  • Locally sourced food tastings of Bread Pudding, Apple Compote, and Chilled Spiced Cider
  • Local wine samplings
  • Educational talk and discussion led by local culinary and cultural historian Leni Sorensen.
  • Documentary film showing of In The Season: The Edna Lewis Story at 8:30pm
  • Sunset over the lake, crickets, and more for a romantic evening in the mountains


Montfair Resort Farm
2500 Bezaleel Drive
Crozet, VA 22932 United States
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