Urban Farm Dinner To Promote Urban Agriculture

ELIZABETH – Urban Farm Dinners (a project of Groundwork Elizabeth) will host its inaugural event “An Urban Farm Dinner Pig Roast with Andrea Carbine of A Toute Heure” on Sunday, Oct. 16 from 3:30 – 8 p.m. at the Portuguese Instructive Social Club in Elizabeth.

Urban Farm Dinners are a benefit dinner series that celebrates local gardens and farms, raises awareness of urban agriculture and supplies critical resources to support a sustainable urban food supply. Proceeds from this event benefit www.comegrowwithus.org and the building of a hydroponic greenhouse in Elizabeth with Nova Mocidade of the Portuguese Instructive Social Club.

Guests will enjoy a local culinary adventure prepared and led by Andrea Carbine of A Toute Heure in Cranford. The five-course meals will showcase seasonal flavors and ingredients harvested from local community gardens. Guests will indulge in specialty cocktails from expert mixologists. Featured for the launching of the series will be local agricultural heroes discussing the history of agriculture and their experiences as life-long agriculturist.

Local food products, created by the community gardens of Come Grow With Us!, Union County’s Community Garden Project will be available for sale.

Advance tickets are $100, VIP cocktail reception tickets are $15 and can both be purchased online by visiting: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/197569. The VIP cocktail reception will be held from 3:30 p.m. – 5 p.m. For more information on sponsorship packages, contact Jackie Park Albaum, Consultant for the Common Good, at 1-917-655-5638.

For more information, visit www.urbanfarmdinners.org. Urban Farm Dinners is on Facebook at facebook.com/urbanfarmdinners and on Twitter (infrequently) at twitter.com/anurbanfarm.

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