Save the Date for July 15th
CARMEL VALLEY, CA — Join some of the best chefs and artisanal food producers in Monterey County for a picnic like no other: think elegant farm-to-table benefit dinner, but much more informal, with an opportunity to stroll and eat or perch on blankets at the stunning, historic Holman Ranch in Carmel Valley.
The evening will include: Holman’s delicious, award-winning estate wines, live music and food from an array of terrific local chefs, all make with fresh, local ingredients.
Chefs will include: La Balena’s Brad Briske, Sierra Mar’s John Cox, Porter’s in the Forest’s Johnny De Vivo, The Beach House Chef Evan Lite, Edgars’ Ken MacDonald, Will’s Fargo Steakhouse + Bar Jérôme Viel, Monterey Meringues and Aubergine’s Ron Mendoza. Purveyors will include Tassajara Natural Meats and Monterey Abalone Co.
Sponsored by Edible Monterey Bay magazine, the event is the finale of an exciting series of wine and food tastings and cooking demos at Holman’s Carmel Valley tasting room.
A portion of the evening’s proceeds will go to the following food-related local nonprofits: MEarth, Seafood Watch, Nancy’s Project, Everyone’s Harvest, Food Bank for Monterey County and Ag Against Hunger. Learn more about the events Charity Partners below.
Please bring your own blanket and we’ll take care of the rest! For more information, call 831.659.2650 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Wednesday, July 15th
- 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
- Holman Ranch 60 Holman Road in Carmel Valley
- Cost is $95 per person
- A percentage of each ticket sale benefits the charity partners listed below.
- Limited tickets available.
- RSVP required: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/in-your-backyard-farm-to-table-benefit-picnic-dinner-tickets-15049998952?utm_campaign=new_event_email&utm_medium=email&utm_source=eb_email&utm_term=eventurl_text
- MEarth is an environmental education nonprofit with roots in Carmel Valley, California, that is growing the next generation of environmental leaders through education, collaboration, partnerships and community action. We educate and inspire through environmental stewardship. http://mearthcarmel.org/
- The Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Seafood Watch program helps consumers and businesses choose seafood that’s fished or farmed in ways that protect sea life and habitats, now and for future generations. Our recommendationsindicate which seafood items are “Best Choices” or “Good Alternatives,” and which ones you should “Avoid.” We raise public awareness about sustainable seafood issues through our consumer guides, website, mobile apps and outreach efforts. http://www.seafoodwatch.org/
- The Food Bank for Monterey County is the largest provider of emergency supplemental food in Monterey County. Our mission is “to lead community efforts in the awareness and elimination of hunger in Monterey County.” The food bank solicits, collects, stores, and redistributes food to individuals as well as non-profit agencies that serve the aged, ill, and needy. http://www.foodbankformontereycounty.org/\
- Nancy’s Project is a charitable nonprofit organization founded by Nancy Costello, to distribute food, clothing, and other necessities to farm labor families in Monterey County. http://www.nancysproject.org/
- Everyone’s Harvest, which brings fresh, healthful organic foods to underserved areas of Monterey County with its five farmers Markets. www.everyonesharvest.org
- Ag Against Hunger, which channels surplus fruits and vegetables from farms in our area to those in need.www.agagainsthunger.org