Festival Schedule

June 17, 2017

Tentative Schedule

Saturday, June 17, 2017

Hilton Garden Inn, 410 South 3rd Street, Manhattan, Kansas


7:30 am        Enrich Your Life 5K, sponsored by the Wheat Foods Council and
                          Manhattan Running Company

8:30 am        Festival opens to the public.
Commercial and sponsors’ exhibits are in place.
Baking competition begins. Contestants will prepare their winning bread recipes.
Admission to the event is free with donation of a canned or nonperishable food item. Donations will be given to the Flint Hills Breadbasket.


Demonstrations (free and open to the public)

8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

On the Main Stage

Jeff Hertzberg, American cookbook author and physician. With co-author Zoë François, he has created cookbooks on baking homemade bread, including Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a DayHealthy Bread in Five Minutes a DayArtisan Pizza and Flatbread in Five Minutes a Day, and The New Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day.

Paula Gray, Life Skills Bread Baking Instructor at King Arthur Flour Company.

Sharon Davis, Family and Consumer Sciences Educator at Home Baking Association.

Torie Cox, internationally published food stylist based in Birmingham, Alabama.


Other events

Wheat weaving demonstrations

Bakery exhibits/samples

Oklahoma Wheat Commission Bake Truck

Trade show

Mr. and Mrs. Slice will be visiting with people to keep energy high!

Kids area with hands-on tortilla making and flour milling

The Backyard Kitchen Grill Demonstrations


3:00 pm    Judging