On Sunday, August 2, Fraser Common Farm is hosting the third annual Come Forage farm long table dinner event, conceived and created by, Chef Chris Whittaker of Forage.
Upon arrival you will take a farm tour and assist Chef Whittaker by foraging items for the evening meal. Next a reception with complimentary beverages, and musical guests, followed by a truly remarkable, and taste tantalizing dinner.
Nestled in the Fraser Valley, Fraser Common has been committed to providing social and educational experiences for more than thirty years. By attending this fundraising dinner, you are helping to continue the work and vision of the farm. Visit www.frasercommonfarm.com for more info about the host farm and for tickets.
Cost for the dinner is $100 per person.
Chef Chris Whittaker is the first of an remarkable group of Vancouver chefs and urban farmers to work with EarthBites cooking classes. They have come together to offer unique and informative cooking and gardening classes, teaching people to cook and grow with the seasons. EarthBites cooking classes are ‘watch & learn’ demonstration-style with hands-on as necessary.
100% of net proceeds go to EarthBites – connecting kids with their food.
On Thursday, August 6 you can learn all about cool foraged items like stinging nettles, miner’s lettuce, fiddleheads, mushrooms, and weeds. Learn how to use them with Chef Chris Whittaker as we make Nettle Risotto, Wild Greens Chimichurri for grilled game meats, & Pesto and Wild Mushroom pizza!
For tickets go to www.earthbites.ca.
Oceans to the Okanagan
- AUGUST 29TH, 6PM
Covert Farms Family Estate Winery, 300 Covert Place, Oliver BC
Join us in the field to tell the story of the Okanagan Salmon. This five course dinner hosted above the Okanagan River with wines from Covert Farms Family Estate and Tinhorn Creek Vineyards. This farm field dinner tells the story of the Okanagan Salmon through the chefs, educators, and producers of British Columbia. Proceeds of the five wine paired courses will be donated to support Salmon Habitat restoration in the South Okanagan.
For tickets go to www.covertfarms.ca.
Not your legion's meat draw.
Chow down at Forage on Sunday to Wednesday nights and enter to win some meat.
Chef Chris Whittaker will dress and butcher it. You’ll even get
foolproof cooking and handling instructions and ideas on what to
serve it with, along with some information on the farm or ranch it
came from. Of course it will be sustainably sourced.
Draw at 8:30 pm. We’ll tweet you if you win!
Hair of the Dog Hour
Make some bad decisions last night? Suffering this morning?
Want to feel better fast?
Eat, drink & be hairy!
When: Saturdays and Sundays 9:00 am – 10:00 am
What: Classic Benny & either a Caesar, Mimosa or draft of Craft - $12