GROW-OUT EVENT & FUND-RAISER: Heirloom Harvest Barn Dinner
September 19, 2010
Berry Hill & Meadow’s Mirth Farm, Stratham, NH
The 2010 Heirloom Harvest Barn Dinner is a fine dining experience in a barn, celebrating local sustainable food and farming. Chefs Collaborative, Seacoast Eat Local, and Slow Food Seacoast invite you to join us for this unforgettable event, which will raise funds to continue our work building farmer-chef connections through the RAFT Grow-Out project.
Tickets: $125 donation
Visit the Chefs Collaborative web site for more information: http://chefscollaborative.org/events/heirloom-harvest-barn-dinner/
GROW-OUT EVENT & FUND-RAISER: Heirloom Harvest Farm Barbecue
September 26, 2010
Schartner Farm, Exeter, RI
Chefs Collaborative invites you to join us at the Heirloom Harvest Farm Barbecue, a down-on-the-farm cookout featuring RAFT heirloom ingredients prepared by top chefs from around Rhode Island and Massachusetts. Bring your family and friends for some amazing food, drinks, and music on the farm. The Farm Barbecue is a fundraiser for the RAFT Grow-Out project.
Tickets: $50 adults, $10 kids, $25 farmers/students/seniors
Visit the Chefs Collaborative web site for more information: http://chefscollaborative.org/events/farm-barbecue/
EDUCATIONAL: Chef's Collaborative National Summit
October 3-5, 2010
Bunker Hill Community College, Boston, MA
The second annual Chefs Collaborative National Summit, Redefining our Culinary Traditions, will bring together chefs and members of the food community from around the country to share expertise and ideas, while inspiring action towards a more sustainable food system! The conference focuses on the theme of integrating sustainable principles into regional culinary and agricultural heritage.
Registration: $200 members, $250 non-members
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EDUCATIONAL: 2010 ALBC Annual Conference
November 11-13, 2010
White Eagle Conference Center, Hamilton, NY
Each year the American Livestock Breeds Conservancy (ALBC) hosts a national conference. This year the conference returns to the Northeast, the place of ALBC’s roots, and yet the materials and content are fresh and new. ALBC is excited to premier its 2-day intensive dairy processing workshop as a new outlet for approaching conservation. In addition, ALBC's conference will include a full day series on Healthy Herds - Healthy Markets.
Registration: $149 members, early; $168 members, regular; $189 non-members
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