Feast in the Field 11 - Back on the Bluffs
Slow Food St. Louis presents the 11th Annual Feast in the Field on Sunday, June 12th from 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. at La Vista CSA Farm near Godfrey, Illinois.
Feast in the Field is an intimate evening of farm-to-fork dining located on picturesque La Vista Farm on the bluffs overlooking the Mississippi River. With 255 acres of woods, pastures, and gardens, it is the perfect setting to enjoy the rich bounty of local food and beverages. This event celebrates our region's innovative passionate farmers, La Vista Farm, and their mission dedicated to good food and ecological stewardship.
Guests will enjoy an extended cocktail and hors d'oeuvres reception at 4:00 p.m. followed by an exquisite dinner prepared by some of the region's nationally recognized and award winning chefs. Dinner will feature a bounty of locally and sustainably sourced ingredients, harvested from La Vista and other small St. Louis area farms. Local beer, wine and spirits will be featured during both the reception and meal.
Space is very limited for this dinner on the farm, so purchase your tickets early! As in past years, watch for menu highlights and announcements just prior to this bountiful, seasonal farm dinner.
UPDATE - Beverage sponsors announced!
Tara Gallina has been hard at work with a diverse group of local beverage sponsors for both the reception and the feast. This year's sponsors inlcude Square One Distillery, Old Bakery Beer, Schlafly, Stone Hill Winery, and Kaldi's/Firepot Nomadic Teas.
UPDATE - Award-Winning Chefs Announced for 2016 Feast in the Field!
Slow Food board member and James Beard nominated Chef Josh Galliano is coordinating the menu and the outstanding chefs wo help create this one-of-a-kind local, sustainable fest with Slow Food St. Louis. Participating restaurants and culinary operations include La Vista CSA Farm, Josh Galliano of Companion Bakery, Kevin Nashan, Bob Zugmaier, and John Messbarger of Sidney Street Cafe, Nick Blue of Niche Food Group, Michael and Tara Gallina of Rooster and the Hen, Chris Bolyard of Bolyard's Meat & Provisions,Tommy Andrew of Randolfi's, Mike Craig of Guerilla Street Food, Derek Roe of Dressel's,Tamara Keefe of Clementine's Naughty & Nice Creamery, and Brian Pelletier of Kakao Chocolate.
Feast in the Field funds the Slow Food St. Louis Small Farm Biodiversity Micro-Grant Program. To date, the program has distributed more than $62,000 to local farms to assist with growing heirloom varieties and heritage breed animals that are not produced in the St. Louis region. The project is a financial investment in our local farms and our local food culture.
La Vista CSA Farm (View)
Details will be sent to ticket holders. There will be NO PARKING ON THE FARM!
Godfrey, IL 62035
|Minimum Age: 21|
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Dog Friendly: No|