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
to
Sat, Nov 7th 2020 at 6:00 PM EDT
Location
Groundwork Elizabeth MicroFarm
740 W Grand St
Elizabeth NJ, 07202
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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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SALE ENDS Nov 06 at 12:00 PM EDT

4 Course Dinner To-Go!

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In addition to a delicious take-home meal, 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. Delivery Options available.

Quantity

$75

SALE ENDS Nov 03 at 12:00 PM EDT

4 Course Dinner To-Go! (without garden option)

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This option will not include the #Everybodygetsagarden program.
Quantity

$65

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Microfarm Patron

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Help fund gardening, nutrition and conservation educational programming at the MicroFarm.


  • Ten (10) Dinners To Go (Meals can be donated to a local non-profit)

  • Ten (10) Gardens to Go

  • 5x7 custom Sponsorship banner displayed at the MicroFarm for one year with premier placement.

  • Your support is noted as an Official Sponsor of the MicroFarm on new map and literature. 

  • Private Seed Starting workshop, including all supplies.

  • Custom corporate volunteer or team building project for a group of twenty-five at the Microfarm

  • Recognition of your support on the Groundwork website.

  • Facebook Live shoutout the night of the “drive through” Urban Farm Dinner

Quantity

$5,000

Winter Harvest Sponsor

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Your support provides the resources needed to complete the installation of a second high tunnel, extending our growing season and increasing our food output for community distribution.


  • Eight (8) dinners To Go (Meals can be donated to a local non-profit)

  • Eight (8) Gardens to Go

  • 3’x5’ Sponsorship banner displayed at the MicroFarm for one year.

  • Custom corporate volunteer or team building project for a group of fifteen at the Microfarm

  • Recognition of your support on the Groundwork website.

  • Facebook Live shoutout the night of the “drive through” Urban Farm Dinner

Quantity

$2,500

Green Team Sponsor

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Become a noted benefactor of our youth development program, building skills and uplifting the lives of those from ages 14-24.


  • Six (6) dinners To Go (Meals can be donated to a local non-profit)

  • Six (6) Gardens to Go

  • 2’x3’  sponsorship banner displayed at the MicroFarm for one year.

  • Invitation to lead a corporate river cleanup in Elizabeth.

  • Recognition of your support on the Groundwork website.

  • Facebook Live shoutout the night of the “drive through” Urban Farm Dinner

Quantity

$1,000

Garden Sponsor

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Help the MicroFarm’s demonstration and learning gardens thrive.


  • Four (4) dinners to go that can be donated

  • Four (4) Gardens to Go

  • 2’x3’ sponsorship banner displayed at the MicroFarm for one year.

  • Recognition of your support on the Groundwork website.

  • Facebook Live shoutout the night of the “drive through” Urban Farm Dinner

Quantity

$500

Seed Sponsor

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General Groundwork Elizabeth support.


  • Two (2) dinners to go that can be donated

  • Ten (2) Gardens to Go

  • 2x3 sponsorship banner displayed at the MicroFarm for one year.

  • Recognition of your support on the Groundwork website.

  • Facebook Live shoutout the night of the “drive through” Urban Farm Dinner

Quantity

$250

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