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The Mountain Retreat and Learning Center

July 6th Forest to Table Dinner

Forest to Table Dinner – 3:30-7:30 Learn, forage and eat an amazing forest to table meal!

July 6th  Forest to Table Dinner
July 6th  Forest to Table Dinner

Time & Location

Jul 06, 2024, 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM

The Mountain Retreat and Learning Center, 3872 Dillard Rd, Highlands, NC 28741, USA

About the Event

 

Forest to Table Dinners - Approx 2 hours of walking/standing and 2-hour dinner - BYOB. 

What to bring: water, comfortable shoes, dress for the weather, alcoholic or non-alcoholic beverages of choice.

Come reap the best of the July's  harvest with a delicious dinner sourced from The Many Hands Peace Farm at The Mountain Retreat and Learning Center.  We partner with other local, cemical-free, regenerative farm neighbors .  The theme for today's dinner is 

                                             "Farmer's Freedom: Rules by Government and Society"

  • The tour will begin by walking through the different parts of our farm and harvesting some ingredients for your dinner in our vegtable fields.  We will then forage for a few wild edibles on our Food Forest paths.  We begin by exploring the seasonal delicacies found in the wild as well as in our farm fields, understanding how to identify and prepare these wild treats.  
  • Shortly afterwards guests can taste much of what they found during the foray in a rustic 5-course Forest-to-Table meal harvested and prepared by our very own farmer-chefs.  Live music will begin and conclude the evening
  • During dinner guests will have the opportunity to chat with farm staff about farm happenings and browse the many handcrafted products we prepare and sell at nearby markets. Bring cash or card if you would like to purchase gifts.
  • All proceeds from the dinners support the operation of Many Hands Peace Farm, which serves as a fundamental piece to The Mountain's overall commitment to sustainability and ethical land stewardship.

Dietary Concerns:

All meals are chemical-free, nut-free and allergy-specific food accommodations are available.  You must let us know when you register so we can plan accordingly.  GF, Vegan, dairy-free options are available.

Rain Policy:

All of our events have indoor rain plans as backups in case of adverse weather. Please dress accordingly and bring rain gear if the forecast looks to be really wet!

Refund Policy:

If you must cancel your reservation to one of our events then please let us know, at the latest, 48 hours before the scheduled time. If an unexpected emergency occurs then please let us know ASAP. For both options we can offer you the opportunity to attend a future event or receive your money back.

Questions? Contact our Farm Manager

Jessica.kirslis@themountainrlc.org

Tickets

  • General Admission

    Sale ends: Jun 30, 10:00 PM
    $85.00

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$0.00

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