Farm to Table Benefit Dinner

October 5, 2018 | 

Farm to Table Benefit Dinner

Saturday, October 27, 5:30-9:30 p.m.

Join us for a five-course celebration of locally-grown food and community resilience at The West Monitor Barn in Richmond, VT.

 

TICKETS: $50 per person

Pay by credit card (fees apply) or call VYCC to pay by check: 802-434-3969 x 112.

All proceeds go to the Health Care Share, a farm-to-hospital public health program for eligible patients at The University of Vermont Health Network – Central Vermont Medical Center.

The Health Care Share is a collaboration between Vermont Youth Conservation Corps (VYCC) and UVM Health Network – CVMC, with support from Hunger Mountain Co-op.

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

For information about Health Care Share sponsorship levels and benefits, please visit UVMHealth.org/CVMC/FarmtoTable.

EVENT SCHEDULE

Our evening will begin with a farm tour, followed by a cocktail hour and a delicious, handcrafted dinner prepared by chef Mike Kennedy, featuring fresh ingredients straight from The Farm at VYCC. Later, we’ll clear the floor and raise the roof with live music from The Microfixers and Friends.

5:30 to 6:00 – Farm Tour
6:00 to 7:00 – Cocktail Hour
7:00 to 8:30 – Dinner
8:30 to 9:30 – The Microfixers and Friends

MENU

FARM-RAISED CHICKEN AND PISTACHIO TERRINE
Micro Greens, Morello Cherry Puree, Homemade Sweet Pickles, Fresh Mustard, Grilled Baguette, Crispy Skin

VERMONT ONION SOUP
Herbed Focaccia and Vermont Farmstead Governor’s Cheddar Grilled Cheese

SWEET POTATO AND GOAT CHEESE SALAD
Baby Arugula, Toasted Pumpkin Seeds, Sundried Cherries, Roasted Pumpkin and Fresh Mustard Vinaigrette

VERMONT BRAISED BERKSHIRE PORK WELLINGTON
Puff Pastry, Duxelle, Wild Mushroom and Bayley Hazen Risotto, Roasted Farm Vegetables, Bordelaise Sauce, Fresh Herb Gremolata

MEYER LEMON AND CHÈVRE CRÈME BRULEE
Honey Roasted Pecans, Roasted Beet Gastrique, Chocolate Hazelnut Wafer, Shaved Mint Chocolate

MIKE KENNEDY, CHEF

Mike Kennedy, Woodridge Nutrition & Food Services Operations Supervisor and graduate of the College of Culinary Arts at Johnson & Wales University, will prepare the evening’s meal. Mike’s cooking highlights local, fresh ingredients in simple, elegant preparations.

THE MICROFIXERS AND FRIENDS

The Microfixers and Friends is a Burlington-based rhythm and blues band that performs the songbook of vocalist Eva Cassidy. Comprised of a core group of established musicians, most of whom are also UVM Medical Center employees, the band travels and performs primarily in support of charitable causes.