Special Events
2:33 pm
Tue April 1, 2014

The Farmer’s Table: Farm-to-Table Dinners FAQ

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The Farmer’s Table is a farm dinner event series. Chef and Owner Jacob Mains works with specifically chosen host farms based on their farming practices, quality of produce and scenery.

Reserve your seat today with a donation to 90.5 WESA.

A plated five-course meal is served fresh from their mobile kitchen featuring sustainable local cuisine, fresh linens and creative arrangements in the most ideal location on the farm. The tables may be under the cover of a tent, pavilion or barn depending on the weather forecast and available facilities.

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Where and when it does it take place?

Jarosinski Farms
150 Jarosinski Lane, Sarver, PA 16055                              
June 21, 2014, 5 p.m.  
                                                           

Morris Organic Farm
110 Slebodnik Rd., Irwin, PA 15642
August 16, 2014, 5 p.m.

How do these events benefit WESA? What amount of a donation is required?

Chef Mains has donated a limited number of seats for each of these events to WESA to use for fundraising purposes. When you donate $200 or $400 to WESA, you can select one or two seatings, respectively, at these specific events as your Thank-You gift. Your full gift amount will support 90.5 WESA.

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Is my donation tax-deductible?

The Fair Market Value of each seating is $100. Therefore, $100 of your $200 donation is tax-deductible or $200 of your $400 donation, should you choose a pair of seats.

Can my specific dietary requirements be met?

Yes, Chef Mains will work around dietary restrictions. Chef Mains recommends the Morris Organic Farm dinner for vegetarians. If you have questions or concerns, email Kim Datz at kdatz@wesa.fm.

What can you tell me about Chef Jacob Mains?

Chef Mains is very passionate about local sustainable cuisine. Chef Jacob apprenticed with the talented Chef Doug Genovese, focusing on the source of products, additives, growing methods and other factors effecting food quality. Once fully immersed in the Pittsburgh farmers’ market scene, Chef Jacob was able to focus his attention on seeking out the purest produce the area had to offer. He established The Farmer’s Table, LLC in 2013.

How do I sign up? Donate here.