Food is Life Festival

Earth Day 50th Anniversary
A Napa Valley Food & Wine Festival

Save the Date: April 22–26, 2020

Join us in Napa for the Food is Life Festival™! This five-day foodie event celebrates all things food, wine, and sustainability with cooking demonstrations and wine tastings, live talks, film screenings, music and more. Festivities kick off on the 50th anniversary of the first Earth Day and bring together leading chefs and other voices in food and sustainability for a celebration of forward progress, hands-on experiences and learning around how our food choices can help ensure a healthy mind, body, and planet.

Our global food system has an enormous impact on the environment and climate change. If you are looking for events to celebrate Earth Day 2020, this food and wine festival focused on the role of food and its far-reaching impact on the planet is not to be missed.

The Food is Life festival takes place at The CIA at Copia in the heart of Napa’s downtown Oxbow district and is presented in partnership with:
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Additional sponsor:
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Stay tuned for details on the event line-up, speakers, and more!


More background

The Culinary Institute of America has been a long-time leader in helping the food industry navigate ways to advance healthier, more sustainable food choices in a rapidly changing world through Menus of Change® and other programs. Through our network of top chefs and alumni and our entertainment, educational, and community partnerships, the CIA is committed to creating engaging, meaningful, and celebratory avenues to connect people around food.

Our world-class food and wine destination in downtown Napa’s Oxbow District, The CIA at Copia provides the ideal setting for meaningful conversation, hands-on learning, and joyful food experiences.