Last night I had the incredible opportunity to attend my second farm-to-table dinner at Green Dirt Farm. The meal was prepared by guest chef Nate Feldmiller from Cafe Europa and was spectacular in every way. Here are some of my favorite shots from the event.
What do you think? Have you attended a farm-to-table dinner before? How was your experience?
When we first arrived, we were treated to Haymaker’s Switchel cocktails with lemon balm, mint, ginger, and prosecco…
…served with a smile by this delightful young lady on a silver tray.
The rugged, natural table was set with linen cloths and a fun collection of wine glasses ready to be filled in tandem with each of the four courses. (Plus we were treated to a bonus fifth course that was divine.)
The barn in which the farm-to-tables are now served was originally used for lambing once up on a time. It now includes this beautiful stained glass window.
While I took a photograph of every single course, I didn’t want to bore you by posting every single one. Instead I’m sharing a photograph of my favorite course of the evening. Well, actually the dessert course of a shortbread biscuit cookie topped with sheep’s milk ricotta, fresh peaches, and wildflower honey was my favorite, but I accidentally inhaled half of it before realizing I’d failed to snap a pic. So what you see here is technically my second favorite course of the evening, a trout filet atop a creamy arugula pesto.
From my seat at the long, 30 person table, I could look straight out the barn to the covered porch where Chef Feldmiller was preparing and plating our courses.