By Gwen Guerke, Communications Coordinator
The second annual Farm-To-Fork Dinner promises a pleasing mixture of formal dining served al fresco at a local dairy farm.
The event on Saturday, Aug. 27 is sponsored by the Kent County Farm Bureau and will take place at G&S Dairy Farm near Harrington. It is a benefit for the Food Bank of Delaware.
Hosts for the evening are Gregg and Stephanie Knutsen, owners of the working dairy farm. The Knutsens will be on hand for tours starting at 5:30 p.m.
Following a cocktail hour, the gourmet dinner will be served at 7 p.m. It will be prepared by Abbott’s Grill of Milford partnering with Chef Tim Hunter, executive chef r at the Food Bank’s Culinary School. Students from the school will assist with preparation for the event.
The five-course meal will be created exclusively from food produced and raised in Kent County. Beverages will be from Harvest Ridge Winery and Mispillion River Brewing Co.
The actual dinner will be served formally on china with white tablecloths under a tent in the pasture
There will also be a signature drink featuring fresh Kent County produce.
“I know this will be a very nice event,” said the Food Bank’s Milford Branch Director Chad Robinson, noting that seating is limited to 125 guests.
“Last year’s Farm-To-Fork was extremely successful,” Robinson noted.
Tickets at $100 each are now available online at the Delaware Farm Bureau’s website: https://www.defb.org/farm-to-fork-dinner.html.