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2019 NantucketGrown™ Food Festival

Wednesday, March 20th, 2019

October 18th-20th, 2019

     Our 4th annual NantucketGrown Food Festival will celebrate the diversity of       Nantucket featuring foods that represent the many cultures of our unique island hosted by Sustainable Nantucket.

                          Three days, 9 food-based and educational events, over 10 restaurants, representing over 15 countries. 

 

TICKETS FOR THE SUNDAY BRUNCH AT PROPRIETORS BAR & TABLE TODAY FROM 10AM-1:45PM ARE AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR.

Schedule of Events

Friday, October 18th, 2019

Farm to Table Opening Reception Cocktail Party | Nantucket Yacht Club | 6-8pm | Tickets: $95 per person

Our opening reception cocktail party will celebrate Nantucket’s cultural diversity at the beautiful Nantucket Yacht Club. Chefs will be paired with farmers and local food purveyors who will take your taste buds on a culinary adventure. Sample creative dishes featuring over 12 different countries using only locally sourced ingredients. NantucketGrown signature libations will be provided by Cisco Brewery. Buy 8 or more tickets and the host receives a NantucketGrown™ gift assortment.  Click here to purchase tickets

Saturday, October 19th, 2019

Fermenting Workshop with Chef Quang Tran | The Hayloft at Bartlett’s Farm | 8-9am | $30 per person

Fermentation Workshop with Chef Quang Tran of Nantucket Prime in the Hayloft at Bartlett’s Farm. This class will introduce you to the process and science of fermentation, the health benefits of fermented food, food preservation and how to transform simple ingredients into tasty, healthy creations. Continental breakfast will be served. Click here to purchase tickets

Farm To School Family Day | Joyce N. Furman Youth Garden | 9-11am | Free Event

Spending time together with loved ones is one of the healthiest activities we can do for ourselves. At the Furman Garden, we believe in cultivating healthy minds and bodies by connecting with each other in sharing a love for food and enjoying nature related activities. Come explore our garden, make your own Lavender eye pillow and also learn how the weather affects your garden. Click here to register

Pop Up Mini Market: Honey Tasting + Bounty from our Community Farm Institute Farmers | Nantucket Culinary | 9am-Noon | Free Event

Meet our local farmers and beekeepers, purchase Nantucket grown vegetables, sample (and purchase) local raw honey and learn about the island’s apiaries and the possibility of sponsoring a hive. You will have the pleasure of meeting chefs and bakers, and sample some sweets bits of handmade Toffee by Small Town GirlNo registration required – stop by and visit!

Root to Top Demonstration with Chef Mike LaScola | Nantucket Culinary | 10-11am | $25 per person

Join Chef Mike LaScola, from the Proprietors bar & table, who offers a Root to Stem demonstration. As we learn to eat more sustainably, Mike will show us how to use 100% of a product. The kitchen ethos at his first restaurant, American Seasons, and now at the Proprietors bar & table, have set the standard for Nose to Tail cooking on Nantucket. Now join him as he shows us how to use fruits and vegetable skins, tops, pulp, juice, stems and roots in delicious preparations. He will explain how every day waste can be utilized in a healthy creative way. Farmers work hard so we should get the most out of their harvest. Chef Mike will teach us what most people think is garbage can be utilized in today’s world when food is more scarce and more expensive. Samples will be provided! Click here to purchase tickets

Farm To Table Lunch with Chef Chris Morris | The Walter F. Ballinger Educational Community Farm | Noon-2pm | $75 per person

A Farm to Table Lunch with Chef Chris Morris, from 8 Arms Chef Services, at the Walter F. Ballinger Educational Community Farm. Enjoy a glorious Saturday with friends at a delicious lunch. You will be treated to a personalized tour of our working farm and get a chance to meet and connect with our farmers. Oysters will be provided by 5th Bend Oysters and a very special mocktail will be provided by The Beet.

Farm to Table Lunch Menu with Chef Chris Morris

Stationary Appetizers: Farm Mezze Platter with baba ganoush, tzatziki, duet of hummus, lavash, pita and crackers

Oysters with mignonette

Local Catch Ceviche

Beets 3 Ways Salad

Lobster, Corn and Scallion Cake with Aji Amarillo Aioli

Farm Vegetable Risotto

Duck Egg Crème Brûlée

Click here to purchase tickets

 

Behind the Scenes: Cocktails Class and Barrel Tasting of Spirits with co-owner/head distiller Randy Hudson + mixer/blender Carl Sutton  | The Barn | 2:30-4pm | $50 per person

This event will take place in the barrel barn behind the main winery, brewery + distillery – a location usually off limits to the public. We will taste new make and barrel aged spirits, learning how spirits age in our unique island climate and how barrel aging effects the aromatic + flavor profile of spirits. This tasting + discussion will be followed by making + enjoying cocktails from the same spirits with locally grown + foraged ingredients. There will be light bites as well for you to enjoy.  You must be 21 or over to attend. Click here to purchase tickets

 

 

Sunday, October 20th, 2019

Brunch Throw Down at The Proprietors Bar and Table | 9 India Street | 10am-1:45pm | $85

We are partnering with Chef Mike LaScola of The Proprietors Bar & Table and three other local chefs to bring you a sensational Sunday Brunch and Raw Bar. Tickets include 2 specialty cocktails/brews per person (provided by Cisco Brewers). Buy 8 or more tickets and the host receives a NantucketGrown™ gift assortment. Gluten Free Options with be available. Six seating times to choose from.

Brunch Menu with Raw Bar

Raw Bar with Simon of Fifth Bend Oysters

Small Plates

Pork Country Pate, Pickles, Mustards, Jams and Sour Dough

Blueberry Ricotta Doughnuts, Lemon Poppyseed Glaze

Pig Ear Fries, Chile and Lime

Everything Bagel, Dill Pickle Cream Cheese

House Granola, Tahini, Yogurt, Roasted Fruits

Washashore Beet Salad, Gioia Burratta, Orange, Garum Masala, Cashews and Dates

Large Plates

Guinea Hen Egg Salad with Pine Land Farms Beef Tartare Sour Dough Tartine, Miso, Kale Nori Dust, Local Greens  (Mike:Proprietors)

New Nexico Red Chili Huevos Rancheros: Soft Egg, Tortilla Cotija, Onion, Kitchen Garden Guajillo Chilis (Greg: Nantucket Culinary)

Shakshuka: Peppers, Tomatoes, Shishitos, Eggplant, Garlic, Hot Sauce, Feta, Flat Bread (Chris: Eight Arms Catering)

Autumn Boatyard Egg in a Hole Breakfast Sandwich with Squash, Sage and Cheese [Bacon optional] (Dylan: Nantucket Native)

Scrambled Washashore Farm Duck Egg “Poutine” Tater Tots with Mushroom Gravy, Mill Brook Cheddar Curds, Horse Radish Cheddar Fondue, Pickles  (Mike:Proprietors)

10 am SEATING:         Click here to purchase tickets.

10:45 am SEATING:   Click here to purchase tickets.

11:30 am SEATING:   Click here to purchase tickets.

12:15 pm SEATING:   Click here to purchase tickets.

1 pm SEATING:          Click here to purchase tickets.

1:45 pm SEATING:    Click here to purchase tickets.

 

THANK YOU!

Funding for Sustainable Nantucket’s 2019 NantucketGrown™ Food Festival educational programming provided in part through a generous grant from the Community Foundation of Nantucket’s ReMain Nantucket Fund.

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2018 NantucketGrown™ Food Festival

Thursday, March 24th, 2016


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

October 11-14, 2018

Our 3rd 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.

SNEAK PREVIEW of EVENTS

  • NantucketGrown™ Dinner with Chef Greg Margolis at Nantucket Culinary
  • Opening Reception: A Farm to Table Tasting featuring Nantucket chefs paired with local + regional farmers
  • Slow Money and Nurture Capital with Woody Tasch, author and founder of Slow Money
  • Sustainable Sushi with Chef Bun Lai : our Signature Event of the Festival
  • Local Cocktail Creations at Cisco Brewery
  • Closing event: Bloody Mary Brunch

Click HERE for Full Event Schedule & Tickets

Click HERE to view a few of our Photos from 2017!

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THANK YOU

Funding for Sustainable Nantucket’s 2018 NantucketGrown™  educational programming provided in part through a generous grant from the Community Foundation’s ReMain Nantucket Fund.

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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…)

Sense of Place Film Series Returns on Saturday, October 25

Tuesday, October 25th, 2011

Sustainable Nantucket is pleased to announce that its Sense of Place Film series is returning on Saturday, October 29th with the screening of Vanishing of the Bees. This Film Series is co-sponsored with Nantucket Atheneum and is held once a month in the Great Hall of the Atheneum. All movies begin at 7PM, admission is free, light refreshments are served, and a Q&A period often follows. For more information on this series, click here. A full list of films for the 2011/2012 season will be posted soon – stay tuned! (more…)

Fun for All at Discover Your Garden/Family Picnic Day at the Joyce N. Furman FARM TO SCHOOL Youth Garden

Friday, October 14th, 2011
Monday, October 10th marked Sustainable Nantucket’s first Discover Your Garden and Family Picnic Day at the Joyce N. Furman FARM TO SCHOOL Youth Garden. Over 75 people were in attendance, with Fire Chief Bill Pittman, Town Manager Libby Gibson, Nantucket Garden Club President Paulette Boling, and NPS Food Services Director Linda Peterson among them. Attendees came to participate in SN’s annual meeting; a ribbon cutting for the Joyce N. Furman FARM TO SCHOOL Youth Garden; and Family Picnic Day. (more…)

Agricultural Business Planning Courses Scheduled for Early ’12

Friday, August 19th, 2011

Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources is offering workshops January – March of 2012 for those in varying stages of agricultural business.

Explorers – For those who are thinking about getting into farming or expanding a hobby to an income-generating scale, “Exploring the Small Farm Dream” delivers experienced Instructor guidance and timely peer group feedback for making informed decisions about whether and how to proceed in farming. Five sessions over 6 weeks on weekday evenings in Amherst and Marlborough. Cost per enterprise: $125.

Planners – for those a step or two beyond Explorer who have access to land and a stronger sense of what they want and are capable of doing, “Planning for Start-up” provides a gut check before making more significant investments of time and money. Requires completion of Explorer, or prior self-guided completion of the Explorer workbook. Applicants must have already reached the decision to farm on a revenue generating scale. Six session over 8 weeks on Saturday mornings in Amherst and possibly also in Marlborogh based on regions demand. Cost per enterprise: $175.

Established Farmers – For those already operating and agricultural enterprise with at leaset two years of production and sales records, and who need to develop a comprehensive business plan on paper, “Tilling the Soil of Opportunity” offers a chance to assess, regroup, assemble documentions for decision making, consider redirection, plan expansion, or approach ownership transer. This course draws on extensive peer experience, instructor knowledge and guest speakers with the addition of substantial indivuidual technical assistance at course condclusion. 10 sessions over 11 weeks on weekday eveninings in Amherst and Marlborough. Cost per enterprise: $225.

Explorer and Tilling the Soil courses are limited to 12 farms/potential agricultural businesses, with an option to bring a key partner at no extra cost. Planner is limited to 10. Full attendance is require to get expected results. Fees are kept low through MDAR support.

Please request additional details and an application for the course that fits you best. Courses will fill quickly in the Fall. Email requests to Rick.Chandler@state.ma.us, or CLICK HERE

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…)

Go Green & Get Healthy! Take a Nantucket Bike Tour & Find Our Farms!

Tuesday, August 9th, 2011
This August, Nantucket Bike Tours is offering a very unique way to experience the Island – on two wheels with their cycling tour of local farms! Join Nantucket Bike Tours for a scenic pedal around the Island, meet local farmers and see firsthand where our food is grown! Let the experienced guides from NBT take you around to our sites with their comfortable bikes and easy pace. These tours are available to all levels.

Story Time at the Farmers & Artisans Market

Tuesday, July 5th, 2011

This year we are pleased to welcome our friends from Nantucket Bookworks and some very special guests for Story Time at the Farmers & Artisans Market. Story Time is held on certain Saturdays at our downtown location at 10AM. Here’s the complete list of dates:

July 9: Curious George
July 16: Corduroy Bear
July 23: Froggy
July 30: Madeline
Aug 6: Max the Bunny
Aug 13: Ladybug Girl
Aug 20: Barnaby Bear