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Tickets on sale now for the 13th annual TASTE community grown!

We can't wait to share the magic of our island community with you. Avoid the line - buy tickets today.

Adult tickets $30 - includes 10 sample tickets and seminars throughout the day.

September 27, 2014
11am - 6pm
At the Crystal Palace, Picton

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What is TASTE community grown?

The region’s premier food & wine festival, TASTE Community Grown celebrates our culinary community from farm to table.

Join us this year and meet some of the region’s finest chefs, winemakers, beer, spirits and cider masters. Sample the best gourmet food from top local restaurants and artisan food producers. Buy fresh produce and VQA wines in our farmer’s market.

Come to Prince Edward County and see why TASTE Community Grown is Eastern Ontario’s most anticipated culinary event of 2014.

Tickets on sale now!

Adult tickets $30 – includes 10 sample tickets and seminars throughout the day.

A portion of the ticket sales will go to support both The Storehouse Food Bank and the Picton United Church Food Bank.

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Grape Growers of Ontario
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11am – 6pm – TASTE community grown

Sample gourmet food & wineSample the best gourmet food from top local restaurants and artisan food producers. Buy fresh produce and VQA wines in our farmer’s market.

 

 

 

 

 

11:30am – Craft Beer

craftbeerDive deep into the suds with local brewmasters.

 

 

 

 

 

 

1pm – County Mixology

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Hosted by Laura Borutski (The Hubb at Angeline’s) and Nicole Williams (Agrarian Speakeasy) the seminar will focus on beer and wine cocktails, using unique local County ingredients from Pyramid Farm & Ferments, Barley Days Brewery, 66 Gilead and County wine. Participants will sample The Hubb’s signature Kombucha Cocktail.

 

 

 

 

2:30pm – Foraging the County

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Chef Neil Dowson (Agrarian Speakeasy) and Henry Willis (Humble Bread), will give an engaging talk on identifying edible flora and fungi. The seminar will include a small sampling of a snack prepared with some of their discoveries.

 

 

 

 

4 pm – County Chopped presented by Local Tastes

County ChoppedThe concept is simple, the assignment is tough, the results are astounding. Each Chef will receive a special basket of local County ingredients curated by Local Tastes Managing Editor Cynthia Peters. He will then have 30 minutes to create a dish using all the items in the basket. Enjoy this exercise of culinary creativity in real time with a surprise MC and judges Cynthia Peters (Managing Editor of Local Tastes Magazine (sponsor), owner/chef From the Farm Cooking School in Prince Edward County and Don Chow (founder, foodiePrints).

Top Prince Edward County Chefs Elliot Reynolds (The Hubb at Angeline’s) and Scott Kapitan (East and Main) will challenge recent Chopped Canada winner Chef Neil Dowson (Agrarian Speakeasy).

Sunday, September 28: Picton Kiwanis Cribbage Colour Ride

kiwanis1The day after TASTE community grown, experience Prince Edward County by bike! Choose a 25km, 50km, or 100km bicycle ride around lovely lake vistas, vineyards, sand dunes and great rolling scenery while enjoying the fall colours. At the finish line, you will be dealt a Cribbage hand and the best hands win prizes. Separate registration required. Visit pictonkiwanis.org for details.