York Land Trust: From the Ground Up! Benefit Dinner, September 30

The table is set for renowned Maine farmer Eliot Coleman to team up with Seacoast area farmers, lobstermen, Arrows Restaurant, celebrated guest chefs and cookbook authors to host a benefit dinner for York Land Trust on Sunday, September 30th:

From the Ground Up!
York Land Trust’s 2nd Annual Farm Fresh Benefit Dinner
Arrows Restaurant, Ogunquit, ME
Sunday, September 30, 2012
5:30 – 9:30 pm
Tickets: $150, includes signature cocktail, wine, beer & dinner

Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the Mt. Agamenticus to the Sea Conservation Initiative in partnership with Arrows Restaurant, local farmers and guest chefs. Using the freshest, locally grown and harvested ingredients, several of the region’s most reputable chefs will create four signature courses to raise awareness and support for local farming and York Land Trust’s vital role in community conservation.

Keynote SpeakerEliot Coleman of Four Season Farm will give a brief talk entitled: “Anything is Possible!”  According to Eliot: “If Maine wants to feed itself to the highest levels of nutrition and gastronomy, we can do it. All that’s required is land, eager farmers, and imagination.”

Cookbooks and gardeningMaine Classics by Mark Gaier, Clark Frazier; Notes from a Maine Kitchen by Kathy Gunst; and Four-Season Harvest by Eliot Coleman, Barbara Damrosch and Kathy Bray. These wonderful, autographed, books will be available for sale at the event.

Registration: Online  www.yorklandtrust.org or From the Ground Up! York Land Trust’s 2nd Annual Farm Fresh Benefit Dinner event webpage.

Dinner Chefs Include:
• Clark Frasier and Mark Gaier, Chef-Owners, and Justin Walker, Executive Chef, Arrows Restaurant, Ogunquit, ME
• Gregg Sessler, Chef-Owner, Cava Tapas and Wine Bar, Portsmouth, NH
• Masa Miyaki, Chef-Owner, Miyake Restaurant, Portland, ME
• Jason Miller, Chef-Owner, St. Joe’s Coffee, York, ME

Garden Cocktail Reception and Hors d’oeurves are generously provided by Nappi DistributorsOarweed RestaurantSalmon Falls WinerySmuttynose BreweryLucia’s Kitchen, Stonewall Kitchen, and The York Harbor Inn.

Our wonderful contributing farmers includeAldermere Farm, Blaisdell Brothers Family Farm, Breezy Hill FarmChase Farms, Connolly’s Organics, Garen’s Greens at Riverside FarmHeron Pond Farm, Martha’s Garden, Meadow’s Mirth FarmRumsey FarmSalmon Falls WineryTouching Earth Farm, River Lily Farm, the Sewall Family, Spiller FarmWolf Pine Farm, York Community Gardens, York Corner Gardens, York River Lobster, and Zach’s Farm.

For more information: www.yorklandtrust.org
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