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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. 

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

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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

Farm To Table Dinner with Chef Kyle Daley | PPX Events | 6-9pm | $125 per person

A farm to table dinner menu has been designed to showcase apples prepared three ways. What better way to showcase the diversity of a seasonal item and enjoy Chef Kyle Daley’s cooking! A three course meal including a signature cocktail by Clinton Terry of Nautilus/Gaslight featuring apples will be offered. Come and enjoy a night filled with delicious food and beverage featuring local ingredients and check out the new PPX Events venue! 

Farm to Table Dinner Menu with Chef Kyle Daley

Apple Cocktail with Clinton Terry

First Course

Compressed Apples, Lamb Chopper Cheese, Mint, Pepitas, Tangelo Segments, Saba Vinaigreete

Main Course

Day Boat Sea Scallops, Bacon Apple Jam, Apple Fennel Slaw, Parsnip Puree, Chard Scallions

Dessert

Apple Souffle, Salted Caramel, Vanilla Bean Ice Cream

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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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Volunteer at the Market

Wednesday, March 20th, 2019

Sustainable Nantucket Farmers and Artisans Market would not be possible without the help of volunteers. If you have some free time on Saturdays, we’d welcome your help. You can volunteer for as little or as much time as fits into your schedule. This year the market will run for 19 Saturdays from June 8 until October 12. During market season we need assistance with:

  • Setting up and breaking down
  • Manning our SN table
  • Posting signs
  • Assisting shoppers

And more!

We occasionally need help with projects in the off-season as well.

Interested? Click here to download a volunteer form, or you can contact us.

Sustainable Nantucket is Grateful Recipient of Grant Support

Tuesday, January 10th, 2012

Sustainable Nantucket would like to thank the following organizations for their recent, generous grant awards:

ReMain Nantucket has awarded SN a $7,500 grant, designed to aid SN in remaining in our downtown offices in 2012. Clif Bar Family Foundation has awarded SN a $5,000 grant to be used for operating expenses. The Agua Fund has awarded SN a $3,000 grant to be used for operating expenses. The Community Foundation of Nantucket has awarded SN a $1,000 grant to assist with our Farm to School Program.

Sustainable Nantucket would like to express our sincere gratitude to these organizations for their generous support of our mission, vision and programs.

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…)

Sustainable Nantucket Featured in Fall Edition of Edible Cape Cod!

Thursday, September 15th, 2011

The Fall 2011 edition of Edible Cape Cod features a wonderful article about Sustainable Nantucket, our Programs and efforts within the community. Written by Nantucket native Susan Fernald, the article highlights our COMMUNITY AGRICULTURE PROGRAM, FARM TO SCHOOL PROGRAM, Nantucket Grown ™ brand and much more. A digital version of the magazine can be found on the Edible Cape Cod web site, and hard copies of the magazine can be found in businesses on the Cape – all listed here.

Our thanks to Susan and Edible Cape Cod!

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…)

Sustainable Nantucket launches premier issue of new annual publication ~ Nantucket Grown™

Wednesday, July 27th, 2011

***View & download Nantucket Grown™: click here.***

We are delighted to announce that we have just released the premier issue of Nantucket Grown™, a new annual publication designed to expand our Nantucket Grown™ branding and outreach campaign encouraging island visitors and residents to source their produce and products locally.

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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

Tomato Tomato!

Tuesday, July 5th, 2011

*UPDATE: We Have a Winner!

The winner of our 2011 Tomato Tomato Raffle drawing was Lois Bedsaul of Galax, VA!

She received her winning ticket after purchasing a mug. Her mug is receiving a lot of comments at work and she just loves it!!

Lois’s Tomato Tomato prize includes:

5 lbs of Bartlett’s Farm tomatoes
Ball’s Discovery Canning kit
Ball’s blue book guide to preserving
Ball Brand Fiesta salsa Mix
And a Nantucket Grown™ Market Bag

Congratulations Lois, and thanks for supporting Sustainable Nantucket and our Farmers & Artisans Market!

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July is Tomato Tomato month at the Farmers & Artisans Market! This month’s demonstrations include:

July 23: Making Salsa

Throughout the month you can enter to win our Tomato Tomato raffle; the prize includes a Nantucket Grown bag, Discovery Kit, canning book, 3 salsa spices, stickers, and tomatoes to use in your own canning projects. We’ll also be handing out samples, free canning information and more – all aimed at getting you on your way to canning the bounty of fresh fruits and veggies available on our island.

Garden Tomatoes

Cast Your Vote for the Farmers & Artisans Market!

Tuesday, July 5th, 2011

The Farmers & Artisans Market is once again participating in the America’s Favorite Farmers Market Contest sponsored by American Farmland Trust. The winning markets will be featured on Epicurious.com and awarded a promotional package from contest sponsors. Last year Sustainable Nantucket Farmers & Artisans Market placed in the top five thanks to your help, and this year we’re going for number one! Please help us and show your support for the Farmers & Artisans Market – to vote, just click on the icon below.

Thank you! We appreciate your support!

Local Food and Local Farms