Our most anticipated event of the year is upon us...
We're gearing up for another successful farm roast event this summer on Sunday, August 27th (2pm-5pm) with our gracious hosts - Local Foods Grocer & Distributor. We're busy ironing out every last detail. So keep your eyes on this space as we confirm who's coming, what's cooking and why an add-on experience is a good idea.
Breakout Add-On Experiences :
- Mixology Demo - Scott Stroemer, bar manager at Nico Osteria will be leading a demonstration on crafting your own summer cocktails using seasonal ingredients from Green City Market.
- Meet a Farmer Panel - Bike a Bee, Breslin Farms, Cedar Valley and Radical Root Farm will talk about how they do what they do (getting good food to your plate) in this moderated panel discussion.
- Ark of Taste Tasting - Midwest Ark of Taste committee chair (and Slow Food Chicago board alum) Jennifer Breckner will lead a hands-on tasting of rare and delicious heirloom varieties of ingredients that are on the Ark of Taste.
Confirmed participating Chefs, Brewers and Producers :
- Bad Hunter
- Bombay Breakdown
- Brooklyn Brewery
- Candid Wines
- FIG Catering
- Moody Tongue
- Nico Osteria
- Our House Pizza
- The Publican
- Savor... Chicago
- Virtue Cider
- White Oak Gourmet
In addition to amazing food + drink from these popular vendors, on site at the event we will be hosting a raffle and auction. So be prepared to come bid on fun, food-focused items including a farm tour and dinner at Cedar Valley, a beer geeks package with tickets to Brookyln Brewery's Beer Mansion, as well as a gardener's paradise package that includes a tour of a local urban farm (and more!!).
Music to keep the event lively will be provided by DJ Michael Rodriguez.
Farm fresh flowers to be generously provided by Cornelia McNamara Flowers.
Waste generated from the event to be sorted and composted by Collective Resource Compost.
Under 21/non-alcohol tickets available.
Children 5 years of age + under who will not be partaking in the festivities (eating/drinking), will be admitted for free.