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News release from Huntington University:

‘Steak’ author to speak at HU’s Feed A Farmer

(March 13, 2015) HUNTINGTON, Ind. — Mark Schatzker, award-winning food and travel writer, will be the featured speaker at Huntington University’s second annual Feed A Farmer, an event that recognizes National Agriculture Day.

Feed A Farmer will begin with a complimentary breakfast to honor local and regional farmers. There also will be a complimentary luncheon to recognize the service of agri-professionals. The event will take place Wednesday, March 25, in Habecker Dining Commons. Breakfast will be served from 7:30 to 9 a.m., and the luncheon will be hosted from noon to 1:30 p.m.

Schatzker will speak at both the breakfast and the luncheon. He is the author of “Steak: One Man’s Search for the Tastiest Piece of Beef” and “The Dorito Effect: The Surprising Truth about Food and Flavor.” He writes a weekly column for the Toronto Globe and Mail and is a frequent contributor to Condé Nast Traveler. Schatzker attended the University of Toronto and specialized in philosophy. He resides in Toronto, Canada, with his wife and children.

The event is sponsored by the Haupert Institute for Agricultural Studies at Huntington University, First Farmers Bank & Trust, Strauss Feeds and Troxel Equipment.

Reservations for the breakfast and luncheon are required by March 23 to Cindy Geders at or (260)359-4068.


About Huntington University
Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S. News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest, and has listed the university as one of America’s Best Colleges. Additionally, Princeton Review has named the institution a “Best Midwestern College.” Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington University is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in northeast Indiana. The university is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).



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