Fifth Annual Farm to Table Benefit Dinner
Sat, Oct 27 at 5:30pm
Join us for a five-course celebration of locally-grown food and community resilience!
TICKETS: $50 per person
Pay by credit card above (fees apply) or call VYCC to pay by check: 802-434-3969 x 112.
All proceeds go to the Health Care Share, a farm-to-hospital public health program for eligible patients at The University of Vermont Health Network – Central Vermont Medical Center.
The Health Care Share is a collaboration between Vermont Youth Conservation Corps (VYCC) and UVM Health Network – CVMC, with support from Hunger Mountain Co-op.
For information about Health Care Share sponsorship levels and benefits, please visit UVMHealth.org/CVMC/FarmtoTable.
Our evening will begin with a farm tour, followed by a cocktail hour and a delicious, handcrafted dinner prepared by chef Mike Kennedy, featuring fresh ingredients straight from The Farm at VYCC. Later, we'll clear the floor and raise the roof with live music from The Microfixers and Friends.
5:30 to 6:00 – Farm Tour
6:00 to 7:00 – Cocktail Hour
7:00 to 8:30 – Dinner
8:30 to 9:30 – The Microfixers and Friends
Farm-Raised Chicken and Pistachio Terrine
Micro Greens, Morello Cherry Puree, Homemade Sweet Pickles, Fresh Mustard, Grilled Baguette, Crispy Skin
Vermont Onion Soup
Herbed Focaccia and Vermont Farmstead Governor’s Cheddar Grilled Cheese
Sweet Potato and Goat Cheese Salad
Baby Arugula, Toasted Pumpkin Seeds, Sundried Cherries, Roasted Pumpkin and Fresh Mustard Vinaigrette
Vermont Braised Berkshire Pork Wellington
Puff Pastry, Duxelle, Wild Mushroom and Bayley Hazen Risotto, Roasted Farm Vegetables, Bordelaise Sauce, Fresh Herb Gremolata
Meyer Lemon and Chèvre Crème Brulee
Honey Roasted Pecans, Roasted Beet Gastrique, Chocolate Hazelnut Wafer, Shaved Mint Chocolate
MIKE KENNEDY, CHEF
Mike Kennedy, Woodridge Nutrition & Food Services Operations Supervisor and graduate of the College of Culinary Arts at Johnson & Wales University, will prepare the evening’s meal. Mike’s cooking highlights local, fresh ingredients in simple, elegant preparations.
THE MICROFIXERS AND FRIENDS
The Microfixers and Friends is a Burlington-based rhythm and blues band that performs the songbook of vocalist Eva Cassidy. Comprised of a core group of established musicians, most of whom are also UVM Medical Center employees, the band travels and performs primarily in support of charitable causes.