Celebrate Farmers and Chefs While Drinking and Dancing Outdoors


This fall, farms are shipping their meat down to two big outdoor events featuring an array of talented chefs. These won’t be staid celebrations of meticulous sourcing — rest assured there’ll be beer, wine, and music at both. Save the following two dates in October.

Time and Place: October 9, 6 till 9 p.m. at 826-D Washington Street
The Producers: Niman Ranch, Joyce Farms in North Carolina, and Imperial Wagyu in Iowa, South Shore Ducks
The Chefs: Daniel Boulud, Terrance Brennan, Tom Colicchio, Michael Lomonaco, Alfred Portale, and Laurent Tourondel.
Tickets: $175 here

Time and Place: October 2, 11:30 a.m. till 4:30 p.m. at Governors Island
The Producers: Violet Hill Farm, the Piggery, and Heritage Meats offer up 60 pigs.
The Chefs: Sara Jenkins (Porchetta), Mary Cleaver (the Green Table), Matt Weingarten (Inside Park at St. Barts), Dave Schuttenberg (Cabrito), Kevin Pomplan (Picnick Smoked), Patrick Connolly (Bobo), and more.
Tickets: $75 here