Groundwork Elizabeth's 4th Annual Urban Farm Dinner To Go!

Sat, Nov 7th 2020 at 4:00 PM EDT · By Groundwork Elizabeth
Date & Time
Sat, Nov 7th 2020 at 4:00 PM EDT
Sat, Nov 7th 2020 at 6:00 PM EDT
Groundwork Elizabeth MicroFarm
740 W Grand St
Elizabeth NJ, 07202
Event Details

Support the Groundwork Elizabeth MicroFarm!

Please join Groundwork Elizabeth, George Vlahos Chef and Owner of the Urban Griddle and Cara DiFalco of Cara’s Cucina for:

Groundwork Elizabeth’s

4th Urban Farm Dinner TO GO!

Dedicated to our dear friend and mentor Jerry Bryden

And this year  #EveryoneGetsaGarden!*

This year's menu will include:

  • Pig Candy (Slab bacon with maple syrup, brown sugar and spices)
  • Garden Harvest Salad (grown in Elizabeth at the MicroFarm)
  • Braised Short Ribs
  • Sides to include Turnip Mashed, Honey Glazed Baby Carrots and some special ideas created by George Vlahos
  • Custom made Fall Harvest Cocktail just for this event
  • Dessert samples from local Elizabeth bakeries
  • And of course #Everybodygetsagarden*
  • Vegetarian option available by request

Dinners will be available to be picked up from 4-6pm on November 7th

All guests are invited to join the viewing party as George Vlahos and Cara DiFalco craft the dinner. QR code will be included in dinner package.

Everyone participating in the Urban Farm Dinner will receive a 7 gallon Grow Bag, soil, a coupon for plants at Jerry’s (Free) Plant Sale in May and a  seed starting kit. Don't want to garden?  Groundwork Elizabeth will donate the Grow Bag to an Elizabeth Pre-k family.

Proceeds support the MicroFarm and Groundwork Elizabeth's Come Grow With Us! program. These programs are designed to:

  • Increase access to sustainable grown food while providing accompanying agricultural education to Elizabeth's 29,000 school aged children.
  • Address a healthier and more equitable environment through the conservation, restoration, and mitigation of challenges to local ecosystems at urban sites in Elizabeth and throughout Union County
  • Build skills and uplift the lives of those from ages 14-24 through youth development programs
  • Develop green workforce careers
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