2017 NantucketGrown™ Food Festival

NantucketGrown Food Festival...a unique food-focused event designed to
..a growing local and regional sustainable food system
… our community about the benefits of sustainability on land and sea
.. our growers, farmers, fishermen and food producers, and the work of Sustainable Nantucket.

October 12-15, 2017

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Our 2nd Annual NantucketGrown™ Food Festival will feature a unique and exciting series of events,
hosted by Sustainable Nantucket in collaboration with our farmers, chefs,
fishermen, brewers, beekeepers and artisanal food producers.


  • Opening Reception featuring tastings with renowned island chefs including Chris Freeman of Nantucket Yacht Club, Gabriel Frasca of Straight Wharf Restaurant, Seth Raynor of the Boarding House & the Pearl, Edwin Claflin of Oran Mor, Marcus Ware of Greydon House, Erin Zircher of Cru, and Greg Margolis of Nantucket Culinary, Nantucket growers, oyster farmers, honey producers, artisanal cheese makers and food producers, spirits, cider & beer tasting with Cisco Brewery & Triple 8 Distillery, wine from MS Walker & more!
  • Future of Food Presentation* by Restorative Ocean Farmer & Winner of the 2015 Buckminster Fuller Prize, Bren Smith
  • Private foraging expedition & “wild weed” harvest demo & cocktail party with renowned forager & author Tama Matsuoka Wong
  • Oyster Farm Boat Tour with farmers aboard AND a Regional Oysters & Bubbles Tasting
  • Fin fish-filleting demo with Captain Bill Blount of the Ruthie B. followed by a NantucketGrown chef demo and luncheon with Chef Gregory Margolis of Nantucket Culinary

Click HERE for Full Event Schedule & Tickets

Click HERE to view a few of our Photos from 2016!

Click HERE for more information on our Future of Food Presenters!

Click HERE for our full program.



Funding for Sustainable Nantucket’s 2017 NantucketGrown™ educational programming provided in part through a generous grant from the Community Foundation’s ReMain Nantucket Fund.


Thank You to Our 2017 Corporate Sponsors

Thank you to our Future of Food Speakers, Sponsors & Sustainability Partners