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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



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.



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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Monday, March 11th, 2019

One Potato, Two Potatoes, Three Potatoes, Four…..

Tuesday, November 27th, 2018

Image result for watercolor potatoPOTATOES are November’s Harvest of the Month. Try NOT to feel all warm and winter-y after making these recipes!

Oven Fries
4 medium potatoes, peeled and cut in strips
2 Tbsp. salad oil
Paprika (if desired)


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Thursday, January 4th, 2018



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…)