FAITH AND VALUES: Ministry and Hickory Farmers Market to host Farm to Table Dinner, more
HICKORY — On Thursday, Sept. 19, Greater Hickory Cooperative Christian Ministry and the Hickory Farmers Market will host the third annual fundraising event, First Fruits Farm to Table Dinner. The location for the event is at the Crossing at Hollar Mill, 883 Highland Ave., SE. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. that day, and dinner is served at 7 p.m.
The Farm to Table dinner features local chefs preparing local food from the Hickory Farmers Market. The chefs create the menu and prepare the meal from the array of local fresh fruits, vegetables and meats available from the vendors at the Hickory Farmers Market. The chefs who are volunteering their time and talents include Michael Beers, executive chef, FOURK Restaurant; Joey Mansueto, executive chef, Catawba Country Club; Rick Doherr, chef, Café Rule; Ben Sullivan, currently with Cheney Brothers Distributor and previously chef at Highland Avenue Restaurant.
As stated by Jane Duralia, chairperson of Farm to Table, “Area residents will want to attend this historically sold out event. The evening will replicate a by-gone era when family and friends gather around a huge table to enjoy the fruits of their labors from the family farm. The atmosphere will be casual and festive……