2015 Farm-to-Fork Celebration Event Update

restaurantWeek of Sept. 20-27, 2015 

There’s never a dull moment during the annual Farm-to-Fork Celebration! From farm tours to beer festivals, there’s always something going tours_tours_lettuce
on to please your palate, delight your senses or quench your thirst.

Sept. 10-Sept. 27, 2015

Sept. 20, 2015 

  • The Wines of Clarksburg – The Friends of the Clarksburg Library invite you to join them in celebrating their annual Wines of Clarksburg. Enjoy an afternoon of gourmet food, local wine, and fine art in one of the Delta’s most beautiful settings. Friends of the Clarksburg Library, 37375 S Netherlands Rd.,
    Clarksburg; 1-5 p.m.; Tickets are $30 in advance and $40 at the door 
  • Dirt-to-Dish – This year’s event will showcase local food, produce, meats, wines, beer, and entertainment in the heart of Midtown. In addition to more than a dozen Midtown restaurants, event partners include Sacramento Bacon Fest, Midtown Farmers Market, and Produce Express. The event will feature a classic BBQ throwdown between Broderick and Mulvaney’s B&L. Donations will be accepted at the gate to benefit “Plates-2-Go.” The Handle District, 1800 L St., Sacramento; 5-7 p.m.; Admission is free

Sept. 22, 2015 

  • West Sac Urban Farm Stand – Farm fresh produce is now for sale two days per week at the West Sacramento Urban Farm Stand. The Farm Stand features produce grown at four urban farm sites within the City of West Sacramento. West Sac Urban Farm, 5th St and F St, West Sacramento; 3;30-7:30 p.m. spoon

SpeakerSept. 23, 2015

  • The Farmer’s Kitchen, Presented by the Sacramento Natural Foods Co-op – Instructor Adam is a passionate farmer with classical chef training. Adam Lovelace is a great guide to help make the most of the Sacramento area harvest. He’ll share his knowledge, tricks, and tips for creating a gourmet meal of seasonal, farm fresh foods (note that the meals will be vegetarian). Sacramento Natural Foods Co-op, 1900 Alhambra Blvd., Sacramento, 6:30-8:30 p.m., General admission $45 or $35 for Co-op owners 
  • Live with the Chef: Fall Garden, Presented by Arden Hills – Celebrate all things Farm-To-Fork by learning to cook with the bountiful harvest from your garden. Don’t miss the next Live With the Chef cooking class when Wellness Chef Lothar Wakefield will share some delicious ways to use your home-grown fruits and vegetables from the garden (or local farmer’s market of course). Arden Hills, 1220 Arden Hills Lane, Sacramento; 6-7 p.m., General admission is $20 and free for Resort members, reservations are required

Sept. 24, 2015 

  • Art For Humanity: Refugee Art Exhibition, presented by the International Rescue Committee – Please join the International Rescue Committee (IRC) in Sacramento for an inspiring evening featuring the artwork of Ghanim Alobaidi and other refugee artists. Enjoy food from The Patriot, Saddle Rock, de Vere’s Irish Pub, and The Rind, as well as food from local refugee-owned restaurants and farms. Beverages include Nello Olivio Wines and a collaboration beer brewed with Ruhstaller Brewery exclusively for this event.  Proceeds from Art for Humanity will benefit the clients and programs of the IRC in Sacramento. International Rescue Committee, 1108 R St, Sacramento; 6:30-9 p.m.; General admission is $45 and VIP access is $75 and includes access to VIP-only rooftop reception from 6-7 p.m. catered by Ella Dining Rood & Bar and Fish Face, with signature cocktails provided by Bottle & Barlow

Sept. 26

  • food driveThe Third Annual Farm-to-Fork Festival – The Sacramento region’s food party of the year will return to Capitol Mall on Sept. 26, bringing with it more farm-freshFestival excitement than ever before.The third annual Farm-to-Fork Festival will feature more than 100 restaurant breweries, wineries, farms, ranches and other farm-to-fork vendors.

    Beyond explorin
    g miles of local offerings, attendees can learn cooking techniques or cheer on the Taylor’s Market’s butchering battle on one of five demo stages. Younger visitors can explore the kids’ area, and music fans can enjoy the sounds of Brett Dennen, Stroke 9, Tyler Rich and more on the free music stage. Don’t miss it!

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