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Big River Slow Food
A benefit for the work of
Minnesota Food Association and Slow Food Minnesota
Harvest dinner / Farm tours / Silent auction of specialty foods /
Seed Preservation: "Ark of Taste" Foods & Seed saving
Big River Farms, Marine on St. Croix
Sunday, September 21, 2014
2 pm — Tours
3:30 pm — "Let's Talk" discussions and dinner
Dinner will feature produce raised at Big River Farms including Slow Food "Ark of Taste" varieties
with excellent wines from local vineyards.
Featuring a team of four expert chefs:
Steven Brown — Tilia
Joe Hatch-Surisook — Sen Yai Sen Lek
Thomas Boehmer — Corner Table
Marshall Paulsen — Birchwood Cafe
MFA offers a hands-on program to train immigrants in organic farming methods.
Slow Food MN provides events and projects for people who love food and care about the environment.
Tours: Learn about the ways Big River Farms cares for the land and supplies food to the region. Wear your farm shoes!
Let’s Talk: Conversation circles with the farmers on biodiversity, Slow Food's Ark of Taste, and other engaging issues
Dinner: A white-tablecloth, full-service dinner with wine pairings.
Directions: Click here for directions to the farm >>
$1,000 Reserved table for 8 guests
$95 for members of Slow Food and contributing members or CSA members of MFA
$125 for non-members and guests of members
$45 for Children 15 and under
$30 of each adult member ticket and $60 of each non-member ticket is tax deductible.
Reserve online below.To reserve by mail, send a check — and the following information: names of attendees, names of any vegetarians or people with gluten intolerance,
with e-mail address and mailing address — to Slow Food Minnesota, P.O. Box 19227, Minneapolis, MN 55419.
Questions to Sara Heger or call 612-239-8918.
Make an online reservation here:
Click the button for the type of tickets you would like to purchase.
Remember to select number of tickets on the next page.
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If you can't attend, please consider making a fully tax-deductible contribution. Clicking on any button will bring you to a secure PayPal page.
Reserve a special table for 8
$1,000 for 8 guests. By making a more substantial contribution, you may enjoy the dinner at a table with your friends or associates and receive a special treat. $480 of this is tax-deductible. Click the button at the bottom of the page.
Members of Slow Food, $95 (one ticket per member):
Contributing members or CSA subscribers of Minnesota Food Association, $95:
Non members, $125:
Children 15 and under, $45:
Can't be there, or volunteering? Please make a donation to MFA and Slow Food Minnesota.
(Volunteers: We suggest a donation of $47.50, half the price of a member ticket. The dinner is valued at $65. A donation of any size will be appreciated.)