Local farmers and farm-to-table restaurants gathered on May 2nd to celebrate Delray’s agricultural heritage at the 5th Harvest Celebration. This year we were honored to welcome back Stephanie Miskew, of The Glamorous Gourmet & The Wine Atelier as our sommelier and Honorary Co-chairperson. She presented wines from Ste. Michelle Wine Estates which paired beautifully with dishes prepared by Chef Blair Wilson from Max’s Harvest, Chef William Ring from Harvest Grill, Chef Michael Schenk from the Farmers Table and Jamie Mattocks and Charlie Trimarco from Flamingo Seafood.
The evening began with our Farmer Showcase on the north lawn where guests mingled with farm families and our environmental partners, filled their farm bags with goodies and enjoyed the first course. At 7:00pm the event continued under the Royal Poinciana tree in our courtyard where Honorary Chairpersons Stephanie and Steve Miskew and our committee members including Mike and Karen Cruz, Nancy Vera, Chiara Clark, Helen Peck, Maria Ellingsworth, Pat Kerr and Kate Fogarty brought to life a beautiful evening of celebration and honoring history. Thank you to all of our sponsors and guests for supporting this event!
We’re very grateful to all of our farming partners and environmental groups who donated farm goods, time and passion to this event. Many have been participating the last five years! In keeping with our preservation and conservation theme and mission, they are protecting green space, the environment and keeping agriculture alive in our area. Thank you to Bedner’s, Bee Healthy Honey Farms, Farmer Jay Organics, The Institute for Regional Conservation, Yee Farms, The Florida Farm Bureau, The Grass River Garden Club, Whitworth Farms, Inc., Community Greening and Pascales. Check them all out!