Plow to Plate Harvest Dinner Oct. 10th at Mt. Nittany Winery

Boalsburg Farmers Market - Boalsburg, Pennsylvania

Fall in Central Pennsylvania brings the bounty, beauty, and variety of the fall harvest. To celebrate the harvest, the Boalsburg Farmers Market is sponsoring the "Plow to Plate Harvest Dinner" featuring the vegetables and fruits that ripen as the last of summer's crops are replaced by those that thrive in the fall. Some of the best chefs in Happy Valley will prepare dishes from both summer crops, including eggplant, peppers, okra, garlic, onions, melons, from fall favorites including acorn and butternut squash, pumpkins, kale, spinach, other fall greens, kohlrabi, and apples, and from pasture-raised, sustainably produced local meat. The dinner will be held at the beautiful Mt. Nittany Winery on October 10th, and will gather seven of our area's best chefs to create a variety of dishes from ingredients from the fall harvest of Boalsburg Farmers Market vendors. They include Mark Johnson (Elk Creek Caf©), Nathan Brungart (Zolas), Jamie Steffen (Alehouse), Andrew Monk (Nittany Lion Inn), Tony Sapia (Nolas and Gemelli Bakers), Bob Ricketts (Fasta Pasta), and Harrison Schailey (Harrisons). Tickets ($25 per adult, kids under 12 free) are available at the Boalsburg Farmers Market (Tuesdays, 2:00 to 6:00 at the Pa Military Museum in Boalsburg) and Websters Cafe, 133 E. Beaver Ave. in State College. The event will run from 5:00 to 8:30 at the Mt. Nittany Winery, 300 Houser Road, off of Brush Valley Road. Guests will be able to tour the vineyard and winery beginning at 5:00 PM and to talk both with the chefs and the Market's farmers throughout the evening about their farms and the joys and challenges of growing for the local community. In addition to the harvest dishes, guests will receive a complimentary glass of Mt. Nittany wine. Picker and Papa, two acoustic guitar players who perform everything from 1920s standards to folk classics of the 1970s and everything in between, will sing and play during the evening. Speaking of the event, market co-manager Tony Sapia observed that This will be a terrific way for folks interested in strengthening our local food system to meet our farmers and to talk to many of the local chefs who transform their products into delicious meals. Part of the proceeds from the dinner will be given to support school gardens in the State College Area School District.

Date: Oct 10, 2012
Start Time:5:00 PM
End Time:8:00 PM
Organized by:Boalsburg Farmers Market
Address: Pennsylvania Military Museum, Business Route 322
Boalsburg, PA 16827
Phone:814 466 1970
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