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Join us on Sunday, January 19, 2014
4:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Ann Arbor Senior Center, 1320 Baldwin Avenue, Ann Arbor  MI  48104

Local heroes Richard Andres and Deb Lentz will talk about Tantre Farm from its beginnings, its mission of ecosystem management and organic growing practices, and the culture and community that has grown up around Tantre.

Tantre familyTantre Farm has been a certified organic family farm in Chelsea, Michigan since 1993. Its 50 acres of farmland produce about 25 acres of vegetables, flowers, herbs, and some fruits such as berries, pears, and melons. Andres, Lentz, and their daughter Ariana also have some chickens, a couple of dogs, cats, a goat, and a few dairy cows. In addition to  wholesale customers, including two local grocery stores and several restaurant accounts, they sell their produce to local schools, hospitals, and at the Ann Arbor and Chelsea Farmers Markets. For the past 12 years they have operated a successful CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) program with over 350 members. Their internship program attracts people of all ages and from all over the United States to learn, live, and work for a summer season on their farm.

The Culinary Historians of Ann Arbor (CHAA), founded in 1983 by Jan Longone and friends, is an organization of scholars, cooks, food writers, nutritionists, collectors, students, and others interested in the study of culinary history and gastronomy.

The mission of thKitchen scenee group is to promote the study of culinary history through regular programs open to members and guests, through the quarterly publication Repast, and through exchanges of information with other such organizations.

Monthly meetings of the CHAA are held in Ann Arbor, Michigan, from September through May from 4:00-6:00 p.m. on the third Sunday of the month (unless otherwise announced).

Membership in CHAA is open to anyone interested in culinary history. Membership dues

From "To Market, To Market," 1994, Junior League of Owensboro, KY, Inc.

From “To Market, To Market,” 1994, Junior League of Owensboro, KY, Inc.

are $25.00 for an individual or couple and include a subscription to Repast. A membership year is from September to September. For those who cannot attend meetings, a yearly subscription to Repast is $20.00.

Repast is the official quarterly publication of CHAA. Besides announcements of future meetings and reports of past meetings, it also contains feature articles, book reviews, a calendar of upcoming events of culinary interest, and special events. For information about contributing articles, placing information, announcements, or other regular features, contact the Editor.

Contact Us

Co-Chairs, M. Joanne Nesbit and Judy Steeh
a2culinaryhistorians@gmail.com

Program Chair, Laura Gillis
a2culinaryhistorians@gmail.com

Treasurer, Dan Longone
1207 W. Madison, Ann Arbor, MI  48103

Repast Editor, Randy Schwartz
Rschw45251@aol.com
1044 Greenhills Dr, Ann Arbor, MI 48105

Mailing List, Marionette Cano
a2culinaryhistorians@gmail.com

Founder and Honorary President, Jan Longone
jblong@umich.edu

 

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