Trial to Table

Saturday, August 14, 2021, 5:00 PM-9:00 PM

Location: Franny's Farm | 22 Franny's Farm Road, Leicester, NC 28748
$200 per person

 

Trial to Table

Saturday, August 14, 2021, 5:00 PM-9:00 PM

Franny's Farm | 22 Franny's Farm Road, Leicester, NC 28748

$200 per person

Event Style: Multi-course Dinner with Paired Beverage

This event will feature a cocktail hour and five course meal, with paired beverages (wine, beer, and spirits) for your enjoyment.

Join Chow Chow for a journey of agricultural rediscovery and culinary adventure! Based in Asheville, NC, the Utopian Seed Project is a hands-in-the-earth nonprofit committed to trialing crops and varieties in the Southeast to support diversity in food and farming. Chris Smith, Executive Director for Utopian Seed Project will share the organization's vision to create an engaged network of growers, gardeners, farmers, foodies, cooks and chefs to help celebrate crop diversity. Over a shared meal showcasing rare and heirloom crops being grown by the Project, we will discuss an overarching vision to create food security in the face of climate change through diverse and regenerative agriculture.

Featured Chefs/Restaurants: Brandon Ruiz - Atabey Choreto Medicinals & Utopian Seed Project, Jamie Swofford - The Chef's Farmer & Utopian Seed Project, Philip Bollhoefer - The Montford, Brittany Kroeyr - Katie Button Restaurants/Curate, Dan Silo - Sawhorse

Event Sponsor: SEDERA

Venue Sponsor: FRANNY'S FARM

Event Style: Multi-course Dinner with Paired Beverage

This event will feature a cocktail hour and five course meal, with paired beverages (wine, beer, and spirits) for your enjoyment.

Join Chow Chow for a journey of agricultural rediscovery and culinary adventure! Based in Asheville, NC, the Utopian Seed Project is a hands-in-the-earth nonprofit committed to trialing crops and varieties in the Southeast to support diversity in food and farming. Chris Smith, Executive Director for Utopian Seed Project will share the organization's vision to create an engaged network of growers, gardeners, farmers, foodies, cooks and chefs to help celebrate crop diversity. Over a shared meal showcasing rare and heirloom crops being grown by the Project, we will discuss an overarching vision to create food security in the face of climate change through diverse and regenerative agriculture.

Featured Chefs/Restaurants: Brandon Ruiz - Atabey Choreto Medicinals & Utopian Seed Project, Jamie Swofford - The Chef's Farmer & Utopian Seed Project, Philip Bollhoefer - The Montford, Brittany Kroeyr - Katie Button Restaurants/Curate, Dan Silo - Sawhorse

Event Sponsor: SEDERA

Venue Sponsor: FRANNY'S FARM

Philip Bollhoefer

Executive Chef, The Montford Rooftop Bar

Brittany Kroeyr

Culinary Development Manager, Katie Button Restaurants

Dan Silo

Executive Chef/Owner, Sawhorse

Chris Smith

Executive Director, The Utopian Seed Project

Ashleigh Shanti

Chef, Food or Death

Brandon Ruiz

Herbalist and Farmer, Yucayeke Farms

Jamie Swofford

Owner, The Chef's Farmer

12 Bones Brewing

Blue Moon Water

Botanist & Barrel

Cultivated Cocktails

Devil's Foot Beverage Company

Innovation Brewing

414 W Main St, Sylva, NC 28779

The Montford Rooftop Bar

Oak & Grist Distilling Company

Pleb Urban Winery

Mountain Valley Spring Water