The 4th annual Nantucket Grown Food Festival will celebrate the diversity of Nantucket featuring foods that represent the many cultures of our unique island hosted by Sustainable Nantucket from October 18th-20th, 2019. This event raises funds for the following Sustainable Nantucket’ Programs: Farm to School Programs, NantucketGrown Dinners, Farmers Market and the upkeep of your Community Farm Institute.
Three days, 9 food-based and educational events, over 10 restaurants, represent
ing 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
The 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. 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
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 Girl. No 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. Click here to purchase tickets
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. 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! 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 four 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.
10 am SEATING: Click here to purchase tickets.
10:45 am SEATING: Click here to purchase tickets.