Third Annual Faces of Farming

This is our 3rd Annual Locavore Event Honoring our Central Oregon Farming Community.

This will be an evening of artful and delicious surprise, designed to honor our food growers and makers. This event will include original artwork, a silent auction, local wine and beer, and small plates galore showcasing the bounty of local farms and ranches. The menu will be designed and prepared by Cascade Culinary Institute’s Elevation Restaurant.

We believe in the power of the land and the people who cultivate it for our health and well-being. At Central Oregon Locavore, we know that the future of farming and local food will depend upon the support of local farms and the coming generation of growers and eaters. By providing our young people, and ourselves, with an understanding of where we have been, where we are now and a vision of what is possible, we lay the groundwork for a strong local, sustainable food economy. Faces of Farming connects those passionate about our land and good healthy food, cultivates strong relationships and celebrates the potential in all of us.

Appetizers

Rockin’ Dave’s  “Butter your Bread” action station 

Central Oregon Ostrich tartar, Windy Acres raw butter, Village Baker Black Butte Porter levain

Carrot Hummus baby beet chip, black garlic, Tender Greens micro greens, Oregon Olive Mill Arbequina

Pinot Noir Poached Hood River Pear on Jem almond butter crustini with Rogue Creamery “Oregonzola”

First Course

Arugula, red dandelion greens, Windy Acres cheese,  lavender oat granola , local honey & preserved lemon vinaigrette

Second Course

Potato Leek bisque with Cathy’s Beaks & Snouts smoked ham and Oregon white truffle oil

Entree

Crooked River Bison Roulade with Tatanka demi glaze

Farmers ratatouille – spaghetti squash, brussel sprouts, carrot, chard,  tomatillo

Roasted Purple Viking potatoes, charred wild onions, sausage & lentil ragout; yellowfoot, crimini & blue oyster mushrooms

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Thank You To Our Generous Sponsors!

Cathy’s Beaks and Snouts  |  Tender Greens |  Mt Shasta Beef |  Freedom Rock Farms

Groundworks |  Mycological |  Rainshadow |  Organically Grown Co.  |  Cinco Estrelles

CENTRAL OREGON LOCAVORE

We are a 501(c)3 non-profit supporting local food and farms through educational programs and a year round indoor farmers market.