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Harvest Dinner on the Farm in Aurora

Tickets are still available for Healthy Food For All’s fine dining benefit gala on Sunday, August 7th hosted at Early Morning Farm with Executive Chef Gregory Rhoad of Aurora Inn paired with wines from Bet the Farm Winery.The event will start at 5:00pm with a wine and hors d’oeuvres reception in the fields with live music and an optional farm tour followed by a feast under the tent by the pond. Enjoy chilled watermelon gazpacho shooters, heirloom tomatoes fresh off the vine, rosemary and garlic roasted pork loin and much more to please your palate and support a great cause. Every bite will feature food harvested from the adjacent fields and neighboring producers and will be paired with wine to bring out the succulent flavors of summer. Tickets start at $75 (all-inclusive) and can be purchased online at www.healthyfoodforall.org or by calling 607-342-8845. Seating is limited so don’t delay! This is the third in a series of six harvest dinners on area farms to benefit the Healthy Food For All program, a partnership of family-owned farms and Cornell Cooperative Extension Tompkins County to make fresh seasonal produce accessible to households with limited income. For the full schedule of 2011 harvest dinners with menus and more, please visit www.healthyfoodforall.org or contact harvestdinners@gmail.com. Sponsored by the Tompkins County Tourism Program.

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