The Carpenders speaking about intergenerational farms at the 2023 CHQ Farmer Neighbor Dinner

Chautauqua Farmer-Neighbor Dinner

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7th annual Chautauqua Farmer-Neighbor Dinner 

Tuesday, August 20, 2024

The Grandview of Ellington, 1116 West Hill Road, Ellington, NY.

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Purchase tickets and sponsorships HERE!

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Chautauqua County is rich in agriculture and home to over 1,275 farms. With such prominence in our County, the tie to farming is something many have come to know and love. Our community is fortunate to enjoy rural landscapes that are preserved by our farming operations, along with access to wholesome, locally produced foods. This event is an opportunity to celebrate our community’s farmers that work tirelessly to produce safe, wholesome food for all to consume.

This farm-to-table dinner will showcase a variety of delicious food products. While each years’ dinner is different and dependent on the donations provided, it is sure to include a beautiful array of fruits, vegetables, lamb, turkey, beef, pork, maple syrup, and honey, all grown and harvested by nearby farmers and prepared by 3C’s Catering of Kennedy, NY. No farm-to-table dinner would be complete without locally produced beverages, including beer, wine, milk, and grape juice. The event regularly sells out, with over 230 people gathering to celebrate farmers and food.

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Sponsorship & Donations

The Committee is currently seeking Chautauqua-produced products to be included in the dinner, as well as sponsorships for the event. If you are interested in helping to sponsor the program with a monetary donation or local food donation, no matter the quantity, please contact Cassandra Skal at Farm Credit East at (716) 270-5471, or by email at cassandra.skal@farmcrediteast.com.

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Tickets

Individual dinner tickets are now available for $20 per person, or $10 for children ages 12 and under. Agricultural Advocate tables are available to purchase for $175, and includes a full table reserved for 8 diners and your name in the event program. Tickets, including the Agricultural Advocate package, can be purchased online or by calling the Cornell Cooperative Extension office at (716) 664-9502.

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This event is hosted by the Chautauqua Farmer-Neighbor Committee, a collaboration between public and private businesses supporting agriculture and local producers. 

Contact

Rose Clarke
Agricultural Coordinator
rmc339@cornell.edu
716-664-9502 Ext 202

Last updated May 16, 2024