HCC Ag to hold ‘Farm to Table’ Dinner on September 13

Freeport, Illinois — Join the Highland Community Agriculture department for a “Farm-to-Table” fundraiser dinner on Thursday, Sept., 13 at Keith Hinrich’s farm located at 4715 W. Pearl City Rd., Freeport, Ill. The evening includes a discussion by local agriculture specialists on raising or producing products and 100 percent of the proceeds support the Highland Agriculture program.

Beginning with a social hour and farmer’s market at 5:30 p.m., the menu includes a five-course meal featuring items created with all locally-sourced ingredients provided by northwest Illinois producers. The dinner menu includes:

• Mediterranean Stuffed Cobra Tomato

• Corn and Leak Chowder

• Arugula with Roasted Vegetables and Apple-Bacon Vinaigrette

• Italian Pork Roast with Fall Harvest Tapenade

• Upside Down Braised Brisket Shepherd’s Pie

• Sour Cream Mashed Potatoes and Garlic Parmesan Vegetables

• Mixed Berry Mousse

Tickets are $75 and available by calling 815-599-3507 or registering online at www.regonline.com/2018FarmtoTable. Seating is limited to 200 people.

For more information, contact Justin Ebert at justin.ebert@highland.edu or 815-599-3507 or monica.pierce@highland.edu or 815-599-3637.

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