Today-- Wednesday, Sept 10-- Wayne Farmers Market is cancelled due to threat of severe weather. Stay safe, and see you next week!
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We have our menu for the September Chefs in the Garden event! Chefs Benjamin Meyer & Kirk Robinson will be working some delicious magic with an exciting assortment of early fall ingredients & bold flavors.
Tickets are still available (but are going fast!) for what is sure to be an amazing meal & a great chance to support Growing Hope!
Pan seared diver scallop with miso butterscotch, soft boiled egg, crispy prosciutto, pepper cress, & pickled trumpet royale mushrooms
Braised lamb shanks with brown rice & curried yogurt stew,
Apple cider & dashi pork belly with cinnamon & star anise,
Mashed celeriac with rutabaga & turnips,
Watercress, jicama, & apple salad with pumpkin seed vinaigrette,
Grilled baby corn in soy milk corn cream with Detroit popcorn
Chambord chocolate custard with banana pudding ice cream, mixed berries, & strawberry essence
There will be beer, wine & special artisan cocktails from Two James Spirits as well!
FALL PLANT & GARDEN SUPPLY SALE!
Fri Sept 5- 12-7, Sat Sept 6 - 10-4, Sun Sept 7 - 10-4.
We'll be there with delicious coffee, iced teas, & sandwich wraps from Sweetwaters cafe, fruit smoothies made on the bike blender, fresh corn & more! Come by the tent & get some of this good stuff.
We also will have games for kids all day, bingo, face-painting & other fun activities. Then we'll have the chicken fashion show at 1pm, Various Veggies contest at 2pm, & watermelon seed spitting at 3pm.
There will be an assortment of our great Growing Hope merch including t-shirts, buttons, soap & lip balm. We'll also have some of our Ypsiplanti Garden Supply items, & info about getting your fall garden started!
See you there!
Join us as talented, local chefs dish up seasonal fare during these delicious Chefs in the Garden fundraising dinner parties at the Growing Hope Center's urban farm in the heart of Ypsilanti! We hope you'll join us for our 2014 series-- click on each date to buy tickets today!
Sunday, September 21 Featuring Chefs Benjamin Meyer (Iridescence) and Kirk Robinson (MotorCity Casino Hotel) with special drinks from Two James Spirits 5-8pm
Sunday, October 19 Featuring Chefs Brandon Johns (Grange Kitchen & Bar) and Heather Anne Leavitt (Sweet Heather Anne) 4-7pm