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When: October 5, 2014, from 7 to 9 pm, at Swansons Nursery (9701 15th Ave NW)
What: Hobnob with our farmers and two dozen of Seattle’s best chefs – and enjoy a cornucopia of incredible, local, seasonal flavors. Each chef will create a signature dish for this year’s even, with raw ingredients supplied by local farmers and fishers. All proceeds support the Good Farmer Fund and the Neighborhood Farmers Markets. (Scroll down to see a sample list of menu items served at past years’ Feasts!)
Conceived by local celebrity chef Tamara Murphy (Terra Plata), this is one of Seattle’s premier food events, showcasing an astounding variety of local flavors. An Incredible Feast takes place at Swansons Nursery, a beautiful setting of enormous greenhouses, high ceilings and lush greenery. Guests will sample over 20 unique gourmet dishes featuring fresh ingredients from regional farmers and fishers, enjoy excellent local, Salmon-Safe-certified wines and brews, and meet the chefs and farmers behind the food. The event also features country-fair-style games with fabulous prizes, and a silent auction with EXCLUSIVE opportunities to experience local farms and gourmet food.
Proceeds from this event directly support the Neighborhood Farmers Market’s low-income access programs, free community events, and our emergency relief fund for local farms.
Sampling of dishes from past years’ Incredible Feasts:
-Horiatiki Salad with Amaranth, Cherry Tomatoes, Feta and White Beans
-Mixed Shell Bean Ragout with Smoked Lamb Breast and Herb Salad
-Lemon Vodka Cured Salmon with Douglas Fir Sorbet
-Saffron Risotto Crocchetta filled with Port Madison Goat Cheese on Grilled Rama Farm Peaches
-Steamed Mussels and Fennel with Iranian Saffron
-Pistachio Praline Semifreddo with a Lavender Peach Compote
-Tarragon and Chive Chevre with Blueberry Gastrique and Grainy Raspberry Mustard
-Zucchini Pound Cake with Pine Nuts
-Summer Vegetable Salad with Creme Fraiche Dressing
-Pork Confit with Pickled Fennel & Cider Apples
Photos courtesy of Chartity Lynne Photography.