Field to Family Festival

2014 Field to Family Festival Schedule:

Culinary Walk
Thursday, September 18, 2014, 5-8:30 PM
Enjoy delicious eats as you stroll downtown Iowa City from these participating restaurants: 126, Atlas, Basta, Bluebird, Devotay, Motley Cow & Share Restaurant. Ticket info at; Early Bird Rates: $20/ person, $15 with current student ID; Starting September 15, $30/ person. Tickets on sale at New Pioneer locations, John’s Grocery & on-line here.

Kids Day at the Market with Farm to School
Sat. September 20, 2014 9 AM to Noon
Iowa City Farmer’s Market, Chauncey Swan Parking Ramp
Enjoy fun educational activities featuring lessons related to agriculture, local foods and more. Purchase produce at the ICCSD Market Booth, featuring the harvest from 18 school gardens. Join Field to Family, Iowa Children’s Museum, Soilmates, and others offering hands-on activities.

Field to Family’s Share the Harvest Dinner
Sun. September 21, 2014, 5:00 to 8:00
Share Restaurant, Sheraton Hotel, Downtown Iowa City
Tickets and info at Tickets on sale at New Pioneer locations & John’s Grocery & online here. $50/ ticket.
Featuring small plates from five local chefs with ingredients procured from local farmers. Enjoy local elderberries, plum & basil in cocktails created by Share Restaurant’s Mixologist. Proceeds support Field to Family’s Local Food Finder and Farm to School program.

Partial Menu includes:
Chef William Hawkins from Share Restaurant: Sous Vide Lamb Loin with spoon bread, wax beans, spiced tomato jam
Chef Thorin Peugh from Wind Shadow Farm: Smoked ham hock tostadas, with roast sweet corn and heirloom cucumber relish
Chef Katy Meyer from Trumpet Blossom Café: Cuban-style black beans with sweetcorn cakes, fresh greens, pickled fall veggies, and citrus creme

Plus for dessert: house made apple cider donuts with buttermilk ice cream, elderberry honey.
New this year: Try the Elderberry martini or a Plum and basil mojito!
Products sourced from the following farms: Adelyn’s Garden, Friendly Farm, Echollective Farm, Grimm Family Farm, Muddy Miss Farm, Organic Greens, Palvelka’s Point Meats and Wind Shadow Farm.

4th Annual Culinary Ride
A Local Bicycle Tour of Farms, Food, & Fermentation
Sunday September 21st, 2014
Savor food prepared with fresh produce by local chefs and handcrafted beverages while roaming farms and enjoying the company of friends. This years bicycle route traverses Northeast Iowa City area and Solon. Join us as we merry authentic local food by bicycle. Register at: $55 Facebook group: “Culinary Ride”

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