2014 Farm Roast: Restaurants, Farmers and Producers

Wondering where all that delicious food came from at the 2014 Farm Roast? We were so lucky and proud to work with 8 incredible chefs, and featured ingredients from 16 local and sustainable farmers and producers. Plus, 13 products from Slow Food’s Ark of Taste and Presidium, a list of endangered products at risk of extinction, were incorporated into the feast! We hope you’ll visit these restaurants and support these producers next time you see them at the Farmers Market!

Chefs and Restaurants

Wood
Ashlee Aubin, Executive Chef
3335 N. Halsted St.
773-935-9663
www.woodchicago.com

Eataly
Alex Pilas, Executive Chef
43 E. Ohio St.
312-521-8700
www.eataly.com/eataly-chicago/

Browntrout
Sean Sanders, Owner/Executive Chef
4111 N. Lincoln Ave.
773-472-4111
www.browntroutchicago.com

Dia de los Tamales  
Keith Carlson, Partner/Executive Chef
939 W. 18th St.
312-888-9671
www.diadelostamales.com

Bang Bang Pie Shop 
Michael Ciapciak, Owner
2051 N. California
773-276-8888
www.bangbangpie.com

Heartland Café 
Kim Gracen, Executive Chef
7000 N. Glenwood Ave
773-465-8005
www.heartlandcafe.com

Goose Island Brew Pub 
Andrew Hroza, Executive Chef
1800 N. Clybourn
312-951-0071
www.gooseisland.com

Farmers and Producers

Catalpa Grove Farm
Trent & Jackie Sparrow, Farmers
Dwight, IL
www.catalpagrovefarm.com

Garden Gate Produce
Cassie Rinkenberger, Farmer
815-692-3518

Spence Farm Foundation
Kris and Marty Travis, Farmers
2959 N. 2100 East Rd.
Fairbury, IL
815-992-3296
www.spencefarmfoundation.org

Gunthrop Farms 
Greg Gunthorp, Owner
435 N. 850 E.
LaGrange, IN
260-367-2708
www.gunthorpfarms.com

Cook’s Bison Ranch
Jason Moore, President/Co-Owner
5645 E. 600 St.
Wolcotville, IN
260-854-3297
www.cooksbisonranch.com

Native Harvest
607 Main Ave.
Callaway, MN
218-375-4602
www.nativeharvest.com

Scrumptious Pantry
Lee Greene, Owner
3230 W. Fullerton Ave
301-979-9751
www.scrumptiouspantry.com

Montalbano Farms
Rob Montalbano and Christina Goy, Farmers
17551 Frazier Rd
Sandwich, IL
630-882-8008
www.montalbanofarms.com

Mick Klug Farm
Mick Klug, Owner
5795 Scottdale Rd.
St. Joseph, MI
269-208-9334
www.mickklugfarm.com

Slagel Family Farm 
Louis John Slagel, Owner
23601 E. 600 North Rd
Fairbury, IL
815-848-9385
www.slagelfamilyfarm.com

Integration Acres
Owner Chris Chmiel, Owner
9794 Chase Rd.
Albany, OH
740-698-6060
www.integrationacres.com

Co-op Hot Sauce
Mike Bancroft, Sauce Boss
6338-40 N. Clark St.
773-216-5580
www.coopsauce.com

Crumb
Anne Kostroski, Owner
6340 N. Clark St.
615-473-0674
www.crumbchicago.com

Pear Tree Preserves 
Susie Kirkwood, Owner
www.peartreepreserves.com

Great Lakes Sugarbush
Elspeth McGarvey and Breanne Heath, Owners
www.facebook.com/great.lakes.sugarbush

Whole Foods Lincoln Park
1550 N. Kingsbury St.
312-587-0648
www.wholefoodsmarket.com

Ark of Taste Products

American Native Pecan: Staple food for American Indian
American Persimmon: Burnt orange colored fruit with a unique, succulent flesh
Anishinaabeg Manoomin (Wild Rice): Tall, aquatic grass native to North America
Beaver Dam Pepper: Mildly hot Hungarian heirloom pepper
Pawpaw: Largest edible fruit native to the US; has a creamy, custard-like flesh with a tropical flavor
Sheboygan Tomato: Strongly flavored heirloom tomato with complex flavor and great balance of sweetness and acidity
Tennis Ball Lettuce: Black-seeded lettuce with light green leaves
Sorghum: Native African drought-resistant, heat tolerant grass

Presidium Products

Red Kenema Kola Nut: from Sierra Leone
Chinotto: myrtle-leaf orange tree cultivated in Ligurian Riviera
Trapani Sea Salt: Sicilian sea salt, produced from July to September
Cervia Sea Salt: Ravenna Province sea salt, produced from June to September
Melighe: Mondovi cornmeal biscuits

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