The New Farm’s Fundraiser with the Band Stars and Top Chefs

June 28, 2012

new-farm-slow-food-torontoCome to an evening in the country at The New Farm featuring live music in the barn by the renowned Montreal Band,Stars!   And delicious local, organic food generously prepared by a number of Ontario’s top chefs including:

– Rodney Bowers of Hey Meatball, Organic French Fries with Ketchup and Mayo
– Chris Brown of The Stop Community Food Centre – Twin Creeks Grilled Pork Sausages with New Farm Cucumber Slaw
– Kristin and Dan Donovan of Hooked – Fish Tacos served with Luis Valenzuela of Torito Tapas Bar’s Fresh K2 Milling Corn Tortillas
– Matt Flett of Georgian College – New Farm Pulled Pork on Brick Street Bakery’s Artisanal Buns
– Brad Long of Cafe Belong, New Farm Salad Greens and Spring Vegetables with Brown Butter Dressing”
– Giacomo Pasquini of Vertical Restaurant – Fenwood Grilled Chicken with Panzanella Salad
– Aaron Bear Robe of Keriwa Cafe – New Farm Fried Green Tomatoes with Snap Pea Guacamole
– John Sinopoli of Table 17 and Escari – Spring Vegetable Fritatta
– Caesar Guinto of the soon to open, Creemore Kitchen – Heritage Grain Donuts with Sweet Beet Filling
– Mapleton’s Organic Ice Cream
– Ingredients distributed by 100km Foods Inc.

Bar Selections Generously Provided by:
Creemore Springs Brewery
Martini Bar by Tag Vodka with Local Flavours
Wine by Innisikillin
Organic, Fair Trade Coffee by Merchants of Green Coffee
Cider by Avalon Orchards
Dairy by Organic Meadow

– Saturday July 7th, 2012
– Gates Open and Dinner: 5:30
– Opening Band: 7:30
– Stars Perform: 8:30
 Admission: $45, plus eventbrite ticketing fees
– Food and drink sold separately – cash sales

About The Stop Community Food Centre and The New Farm

The New Farm is a small diversified organic farm, near the Village of Creemore. Three years ago, The New Farm formed a partnership with The Stop Community Food Centre in Toronto, a wonderfully innovative and inspirational organization that works to increase access to healthy food in a manner that maintains dignity, builds community and challenges inequality. The New Farm does many things to support their work, including holding events on their farm that feature great music, dram and delicious food. They built a stage in their 100 year old bank barn and have had bands like Fred Eaglesmith, The Sunparlour Players and Elliott Brood perform. To date, The New Farm has raised over $50,000 for Grow for The Stop’s Food Program, where 100% of the money raised goes towards buying the best organic food grown in Southern Ontario for use in the Stop’s many programs and Foodbanks in Stayner and Collingwood.

This year, The New Farm hopes to raise $25,000 on July 7th, with an event that will draw 500 people. The renowned Montreal Band, Stars will perform and this year, the event will showcase a variety of different food stations featuring a number of Ontario’s top chefs and restaurants.

CONTACT INFORMATION: For Further information or media enquiries, contact Gillian Flies at [email protected]
About The Stop Community Food Centre
About The New Farm

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