** Harvest Dinner will be held indoors at Whitaker & Atlantic **
Mother Nature has made our decision. With over 80% chance of rain and thunderstorms forecast for 7-10 PM, we’ve decided to hold the event indoors at Whitaker & Atlantic, Chef Coleen Speaks’ fabulous event space. We’re excited to gather and celebrate another season of growth at Raleigh City Farm.
New Location: Whitaker & Atlantic
1053 East Whitaker Mill Road, Suite 111
Raleigh NC 27604
Harvest Dinner is an annual event celebrating the accomplishments of our farm partner Infinity Hundred Farms with a multi-course dinner under the stars prepared by a local chef featuring locally-sourced ingredients plus wine and beer pairings; a live and silent auction; a VIP cocktail hour and more. All proceeds benefit Raleigh City Farm and support its mission to grow the next generation of farmers by connecting our community to sustainable agriculture. Here are the details for this year’s SOLD OUT event!
Chef Coleen Speaks’ Menu
Coleen Speaks of Hummingbird will be preparing a beautiful seasonal four course dinner. Courses will be served family style, except for 2nd course.
New Orleans style bbq shrimp, garlic toast
Featuring shrimp from Locals Seafood
Wine Pairing: Vine Aliaga - Rosado “Lagrima de Garnacha” 2018
Root Vegetable Pot Pie - Harukei turnips, sweet potatoes and oyster mushrooms with parsnip and rutabaga; served with greens and sherry vinaigrette
Featuring seasonal produce from Infinity Hundred Farms
Wine Pairing: Domaine Cady - Anjou Rouge 2018
Crispy braised pork cheeks, dirty farro
Wine Pairing: Finca Torremillanos - Ribera del Duero Tinto Roble “ Montecastrillo” 2018
Ice cream sandwich - Two Roosters coffee chocolate cake donut ice cream, ginger molasses cookie
Wine Pairing: Domaine Gilles Brisson - Pineau des Charentes Blanc
Cheers to our Beverage Partners
Wine Authorities, whose Raleigh location is just steps from the Farm, will provide exclusive wines from wineries around the world (see above for course pairings), and Fullsteam Brewery will share seasonal beers: Carver Sweet Potato Lager, American Promise Paw Paw Hazy IPA, La Frida Mole Stout.
And for those who buy VIP tickets, the cocktail hour will have an exclusive taste of a small batch beer from our new neighbors at Standard Beer & Food.
Guests at the event will have an opportunity to bid on silent and live auction items from a choice selection of Raleigh’s businesses. We’ll have services from CompostNow, Good Dirt Gardens, Order in the House, Raleigh Denim Jeans, Videri Chocolate, Larry's Coffee, Elizabeth Galecke Photography, Oak City Cycling, Great Outdoor Provisions, apricot trees and much more!
Live auction items include weekend mountain and beach getaways, two dinner parties hosted by chef and political celebs and gorgeous nature-inspired art from local artists.
Bonus Art Auction Items: 3-4 artists will be painting "en plein air" at the event with 30% of proceeds benefitting RCF and other artwork will be included in the silent and live auctions.
Our gratitude goes out to our host sponsor, Easter Maynard along with the following generous event sponsors:
Interested in Volunteering?
We would love to have your help making Harvest Dinner a huge success! Sign up to setup, serve, or clean up.