Dinners on the Farm

LOCALLY GROWN

2021 Dinner Schedule

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Mezcal Pairings

Banhez Mezcal & Cheesemaker/Chef Mark Shoemaker

October 9th, 5-8 pm

Artisanal Mezcal from Farmer Cooperative Banhez Mezcal (Oaxaca Mexico) paired with cheese-centric small plates--don't miss this unique experience on the farm. Banhez Marketing Director, Alex Jandernoa, will lead the tasting and talk about the unique growing and processing methods of this amazing spirit.  

BANHEZ MEZCAL AND CHEESEMAKER-CHEF MARK SHOEMAKER

Menu 

1. Mezcal: Tepeztate

 

plate: tomato, tamarind, hibiscus geleé with shaved pelota roja

 

2. Mezcal: Cuishe

 

plate: Halloumi (Gidget’s grilling cheese), Mexican cola glaze , smoked paw paw, lime

 

3. Mezcal: Ensamble Espadin and Barril

 

plate: Mexican rice arancini, cow milk mozzarella, pineapple

 

4. Mezcal: Tobala

 

plate: Fire roasted squash, black goat, cocoa, mole

 

5. Tepache Cocktail with Ensamble Espadin and Barril

 

plate: goat milk gelato swirled with cajeta and persimmon

Pizza & Cannoli-Festa del Cibo

Pizzeria Antica and The Tony Cannoli

Sunday, October 17th, 11-4 pm

Join us for a fall afternoon to enjoy authentic Neopolitan style pizza and traditional Sicilian cannoli. Pizzas will feature locally sourced ingredients. Tony Curcuru (aka The Tony Cannoli) is a third generation Sicilian cannoli maker. He will be making fresh cannoli right on the farm. Pizza maker, Ramin Karimpour, will be slinging the dough to regale guests with simple and sublime Neopolitan pizza. 

PIZZERIA ANTICA & THE TONY CANNOLI

Menu

Each ticket includes two 9-inch handmade, Neapolitan Style, Oven Fired pizzas, featuring PRAIRIE FRUITS FARM & CREAMERY award winning artisan cheeses, UNDERGROUND MEATS, Madison WI salami from sustainably raised animals, and fresh  BLUE MOON FARM vegetables.   

 

THERE WILL BE VEGETARIAN OPTIONS too!!

 

Also included in your ticket price, are 4 DELICIOUS CANNOLI, made in the traditional Sicilian style , with an added "secret" ingredient: PFFC fresh chevre.

Pasta and Wine

Beer & Brats-Octoberfest on the Farm

HEARTLAND BEVERAGE & D&M MEATS

October 21st, 5:30-8:30 pm

Celebrate Octoberfest on the Farm with a special tasting menu of Midwest Microbrews and D&M Meats sausage. Beer folks and farmers will be around to share their passion and knowledge about producing some of the libations and meats in the Midwest

HEARTLAND BEVERAGE, CHICAGO & D&M MEATS, BREESE, IL

Planned Menu

D&M Meats Lamb and Heritage Pork Brats cooked on our wood-fired grill

Lamb Giro Sliders with Locally Made Buns

Warm German-Style Potato Salad

Kale Salad with Pepitas, Apples, Honey-Mustard Dressing

House Made Sauerkraut 

Wild Onion Stay Puft Brown Ale Infused with Marshmallows-Gelato Float

--Beers--

Pollyanna Lite Thinking American Lager 

Pollyanna Lexical Gap West Coast IPA

On Tour Oktoberfest Märzen

On Tour Typical Daydream Saison

Wild Onion Crazy Fingers Pale Ale