Posts Tagged ‘Benefit’

Locally Grown Dinner Series: End of Season Thanks

Tuesday, November 8th, 2011

Last night friends and supporters of Sustainable Nantucket gathered at American Seasons to give thanks and celebrate an evening of beautiful food at the final Locally Grown Dinner of the 2011 Series.

Chef Michael LaScola artfully paired treats such as Nantucket bay scallops from Nantucket Fresh Catch and native pork belly from Faraway Farms with seasonal vegetables from our growers, while Orla LaScola and her team provided exceptional (more…)

Enter Our Raffle & Win a Bartlett’s Farm CSA Membership!

Tuesday, November 1st, 2011

Our raffle winner will receive a 14 week membership in Bartlett’s Farm Summer CSA running 6/1/12-8/31/12 (Retail value $630!). CSA members get a weekly pick up of farm fresh veggies at Bartlett’s Farm.

Raffle tickets are $15 each, 3 for $35. All proceeds from this raffle will go towards our Programs, outreach and initiatives.

To purchase tickets: CONTACT US at 508-228-3399, via EMAIL, or purchase tickets at our Locally Grown Dinner at American Seasons on November 7. (more…)

Team Sustainable Nantucket Walks for Autism

Friday, August 19th, 2011

On Saturday, August 20th Team Sustainable Nantucket will be at Jetties Beach bright and early to participate in Nantucket’s Walk Now for Autism Speaks. Our enthusiastic team members include staff, interns, and volunteers: LeeAnne Richard, Rachael Callahan, Nora Harrington, Mei Mei Hunter, Mariah MacKenzie, Lily Metcalfe, tammy Sadot, Bob Schmid, and Michelle Whelan. Rest up tonight, guys, you have a big day ahead of you! (more…)

Locally Grown Dinner Series: Fall 2011

Monday, August 15th, 2011

Our ever-popular Locally Grown Dinner Series is back for 2011!

This year, Nantucket favorites Straight Wharf Restaurant, The Club Car and American Seasons will each host a four-course dinner featuring seasonal dishes made from local ingredients. Designed to highlight and strengthen the connection between consumers and the island’s farmers, growers, food producers and chefs, the series is an effort to raise awareness about the importance of eating and buying locally, as well as to raise support for the work of Sustainable Nantucket. These dinners are intimate, community-minded, celebratory gatherings that are always sold-out occasions. (more…)

Get Your Tickets for our 2011 Farm Fresh Feast to Benefit Sustainable Nantucket!

Monday, June 27th, 2011

The second annual Farm Fresh Feast to benefit Sustainable Nantucket is happening July 16, 2011 beginning at 5:30 PM. Once again, this fun and food-filled event will be held in the picturesque fields at Moors End Farm, thanks to the continued support and generosity of the Slosek family. Be sure to purchase your tickets early as last year’s event was sold out! (more…)

BECOME A SPONSOR OF THE 2011 FARM FRESH FEAST!

Friday, April 8th, 2011

Join Moors End Farm in sponsoring Sustainable Nantucket’s second annual Farm Fresh Feast! Corporate sponsors will receive exposure at the Farmers & Artisans Market, on the web, in Sustainable Nantucket’s Nantucket Grown publication, and at the event itself. By joining us as a sponsor of this major fundraising event, you will help us maintain our special programs that benefit our community in so many ways.

You see our efforts throughout the year – whether in our schools with our Farm to School program; in town at our Farmers and Artisans Market; in fields, kitchens and classrooms with our Community Agriculture Internship Initiative and Workshops in beekeeping, four-season gardening, composting and more; in our restaurants with our Locally Grown Dinner Series; and at the Library with our Sense of Place Film Series.

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Victory Garden Raffle Winner Announced!

Friday, March 4th, 2011

Tara draws the winning ticket!

Congratulations to our 2011 Victory Garden Raffle winner Nat Davidson! The winning ticket was drawn at the Sustainable Nantucket office on Wednesday morning and Nat’s prize includes the design and installation of a 10′ x 10′ raised bed garden, all the tools and materials needed for this process, and a handcrafted birdhouse by Matt Oates! Our sincere thanks to all who purchased raffle tickets, the funds raised will help support our Programs, initiatives and outreach, all of which are aimed at cultivating a healthy Nantucket. (more…)

Plant Some Lettuce in our Farm to School Garden in Honor of Someone You Love!

Wednesday, February 9th, 2011

Give a gift of $50 or more to Sustainable Nantucket and we will send a Valentine’s Day card to your loved one letting them know that –thanks to your generous gift– we will be planting lettuce in the Farm to School garden in their honor! (more…)

Victory Garden Raffle Returns!

Friday, January 14th, 2011

Our 2010 Victory Garden Raffle was a huge success; we were blown away by the number of people vying for the chance to win the fully installed, raised bed veggie garden. Our lucky 2010 winner, Mary Marshall, had her garden installed earlier this season. Because of the overwhelming (more…)

Locally Grown Oran Mor Bistro Dinner Thanks

Tuesday, October 19th, 2010

Thank you to Òran Mór for hosting our second Locally Grown Benefit Dinner of the season!

The festive evening was an overwhelming success and our guests were treated to an incredible five-course meal sourced from fresh, seasonal local ingredients. We are so appreciative of our host – Oran Mor, our sponsors – Victoria McManus and John McDermott and the local farmers, growers, food producers, seafood purveyors, and beverage providers who (more…)