Slow Food Whidbey Island Taste of Whidbey 2013
The event is a celebration of the best food and beverages made on Whidbey Island. We will be featuring 8 food vendors, 3 wineries and a brewer, all sharing tastes of their wares. We will also have a small army of farmers with displays of the fresh products coming off of their farms this harvest season.
Tickets: $30 in advance ($35 at door), admit one and includes 10 tastes (extras: $2 per taste, at the event), are now available from brownpapertickets.com, and soon from participating restaurants, the Whidbey Island Farm Tour Sept. 21 (Strawfield House) and Sept. 22 (Whidbey Island Winery), the Bayview and Coupeville Farmers' Markets (October 5 and 12), and bayleaf Coupeville and Oak Harbor. For more information email SFWIFeedback@whidbey.com.
Participating restaurants, bakers, vintners and brewers are expected to include (final roster may vary): The Braeburn Restaurant, Flyers Restaurant & Brewery (cooking and brewing this year), Fraser's Gourmet Hideaway, Front Street Grill, Mukilteo Coffee Roasters, Prima Bistro, Tree Top Baking, Tres Gringos Tamales, Ott & Murphy Wines, Spoiled Dog Winery and Whidbey Island Winery. As a special feature, singer/songwriter/farmer Nathaniel Talbot will offer his complex finger-style guitar work and thoughtful, melodic vocal lines.
Farmers appearing at the Taste are expected to include: 3 Sisters Family Farms, Ebb Tide Produce, Hunters Moon Blueberry Farm and Maha Farm. Many other Whidbey Island farmers will be supplying their foodstuffs to the vendors.
Slow Food Whidbey Island, a chapter of Slow Food USA, is part of a global, grassroots movement with thousands of members around the world that links the pleasure of food with a commitment to community and the environment.
Connect to local food and food traditions through SFWI's annual Taste of Whidbey, a unique event with Whidbey's top chefs cooking with locally sourced ingredients; our quarterly potlucks; the Whidbey Nibbles newsletter; as well as lectures, field trips and support of other educational organizations. For information, the newsletter or to join, email SFWIFeedback@whidbey.com.
Freeland Hall (View)
1515 Shoreview Drive
Freeland, WA 98249
|Minimum Age: 21|
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|