2017 Foodshed Alliance Gala Celebration

Of Local Food, Local Farms & Local Heroes

Saturday, March 25, 2017, 6 p.m. at Blair Academy



Demos and Hors d’oeuvres

Seafood and Grits
Chef George Mandakas, Boro Hotel
Source: Viking Village

 Southern-style Pork Sliders and Slaw
Chef Jesse Jones, Private Chef
Source: LL Pittenger Farm and Race Farm

Roots Ryesotto with Rye Berries, Root Vegetables and Micro Kale
Chef Dan Rothman, Whole Foods Market
Source: Community Supported Garden at Genesis Farm, Castle Valley Mill


Spring Mushroom Spaetzle with Ramps, Sausage and Acorn Squash
Chef Stefan Sabo, Inn at Millrace Pond
Source: LL Pittenger Farm


Tomato Basil and Sweet Pepper Bisque Frolic and Flax Seed Armadillo Grilled Cheese Croutons (soup is gluten-free and vegetarian)
Asparagus and Blue Crab – finished with Wild Ramp Pesto (gluten-free)
Winter Squash and Spiced Cider Cream
Chef Jessica Genoules-Silver Birch Kitchen
Source: Bobolink Bakehouse and Dairy and Race Farm

Charcuterie and Pate

Berkshire Salumis and Wursts
Chicken Liver/Truffle Oil Pate
Sage Dining Services, Blair Academy
Source: LL Pittenger Farm and Voodoo Farms

Cheese and Bread

Artisan Bread and Grass-Fed Cheeses
Chefs Jonathan and Nina White, Bobolink Bakehouse and Dairy
Source: Bobolink Bakehouse and Dairy


Sweet Potato Brown Butter Cupcake with Maple Bacon Struesel (gluten-free)
Apple Cider Donut Sundae with Maple Sweet Potato Ice Cream
Chef Jeanny Race, Race Farm
Source: Race Farm

Open Bar

featuring Alba Vineyard wine, Czig Meister Brewery craft beer, Angry Erik craft beer,
Ironbound Hard Cider, Milk Street Distillery, Barrow’s Intense Ginger Liqueur,
Cierra’s Kombucha, Race Farm Apple Cider, coffee, tea

Thank you to our Gala sponsors!

Christine Hepburn and Kenneth Martin