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Upcoming 2014 Events


Dot Farms

Gathering Together for Terra Madre 2014

A Fundraising Dinner

What: Fabulous 3-course dinner by Chef JC Mersmann, featuring heritage Navajo-Churro lamb and seasonal vegetables from the Culinary Breeding Network

When: Saturday, October 11 from 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm

  • 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm: vegetable tasting
  • 6:00 pm -9:00 pm: dinner [menu]

Where: Gathering Together Farm, 25159 Grange Hall Rd, Philomath, OR

Why: To raise travel funds for two local food heroes: Mickey Clayton of Dot Ranch and Linda Ziedrich, cookbook author and master food preserver, have been selected as delegates to the 2014 Terra Madre gathering in Turin, Italy.

Tickets: $55, plus ticket charges at Brown Paper Tickets. (Visit: Assorted wines donated by Casa Bruno will be available at the new lower price of $5/glass (payment by cash or check).

Tentative Menu: Click here for a tentative menu.

Join us for an evening of delicious food and wine and convivial conversation in lovely surroundings, to help send Mickey and Linda on their way. And, learn about the Culinary Breeding Network, which consists of plant breeders, seed growers, farmers, chefs and others focused on developing vegetable varieties with superior culinary and nutritional value, in the bargain! [read more]


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Terra Madre Day

Slow Food Corvallis and collaborating programs are currently in the process of planning Terra Madre Day 2014 celebrations. In past years, this event has featured a group of wonderful local vendors selling the area’s best local food and farm products, plus a hot meal by Slow Food Corvallis. The 2014 event is tentatively scheduled for the Benton County Fairgrounds on Sunday December 7. Stay tuned for details.


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