On Saturday, May 21st, Roosevelt Growhouse Community Garden will host a special farm-to-table dinner in Roosevelt Row, the heart of Phoenix’s art district. The event, aptly named CultivEAT 2016, will promises to bring together friends, family, and community over a delicious meal.
Now in its second year, the CultivEAT event will feature a night of fine dining from local fare, good conversation, and live music.
From the event page, “Local food is sustainable food and we want to share the harvest.” Some of that harvest will include locally-grown produce and foods from the Gardens at Roosevelt Growhouse, Maya’s Farm, Crow’s Dairy, The MEAT SHOP, The Simple Farm and more.
For this special dinner, local chef Robbie Tutlewski of Pane Bianco renown will prepare a 4-course meal, which will be paired with wine from Grand Canyon Wine Co and beer fromSanTan Brewing Company. Dessert will follow with tea from local favorite Wisdom Nectar Tea. Enjoy the experience with live music from D’Averill & Derek, tours of the garden, and mini presentations from the Bioscience students on aquaponics gardening.
According to the event page, “Proceeds from this event will be used towards furthering the Growhouse Garden’s efforts to create more urban-agriculture and educational opportunities at the Growhouse for all ages. As an educational partner of Phoenix Union Bioscience High School, the garden serves as an extension for students to engage in hands-on learning and projects centered in sustainability. Additionally, 25% of the proceeds will also benefit the Evans Churchill Community Association’s mission to raise awareness, promote, improve, and protect the Neighborhood.”
Tickets for this event are $75. Roosevelt Growhouse Community Garden is located at 902 N 6th Street. For more information, please visit the event page.