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Annual Red Newt Harvest Dinner Set

A fine dining benefit gala to support Healthy Food For AllSavor the flavors of the Finger Lakes at Red Newt Wine Cellars and Bistro’s Harvest Dinner at Stick and Stone Farm in Ithaca, NY on October 2nd, 2011.The event will start at 5:00pm with a wine and hors d’oeuvres reception in the fields with live music provided by the Maplewood Jazz Team followed at 6:30pm with a five-course menu inspired by the season paired with award winning wine. Join Winemaker David Whiting and Executive Chef Brud Holland of Red Newt and Farmers Lucy and Chaw of Stick and Stone to celebrate local wine, food, farms, families and community!MENU—Wine & hors d’oeuvre reception in the fields—Antipasto with oils, dips, fresh breads & crackers, local sausage, smoked tofu and Autumn Harvest NY strip steak on skewersDeb’s Spinach Artichoke Dip—Dinner—Potato Chowder with House Smoked Salmon & Chives Served in a Cracked Rye Bread BowlWhole Wheat Pumpkin Ravioli, Chard, and Roasted Garlic CreamSpicy Greens & Beet Salad with Verjooz VinaigretteApple Stuffed Pork Tenderloin, Collard Greens, and Red Newt Hellbender Glaze—Dessert Trio— Mini Cheesecake, Mini Chocolate Pate, and Pear Tartlet, Crab Apple and Vanilla SaucesServed with Gimme! Coffee Tickets start at $75 (all-inclusive) and can be purchased online at www.healthyfoodforall.org or by calling 607-342-8845. Seating is limited so don’t delay! For more info please visit www.healthyfoodforall.org or contact harvestdinners@gmail.com. Proceeds go to Healthy Food for All, a partnership of family-owned farms and Cornell Cooperative Extension Tompkins County to make fresh seasonal produce accessible to households with limited income. Staying a night, or week? Extend your glorious experience of the Finger Lakes at the Gothic Eves Bed and Breakfast. Enjoy accommodations in a historic Inn filled with period antiques, fireplaces, pillow-top beds, fine linens, and many guest amenities. Wake up to a local, gourmet breakfast generously served overlooking a 1/2 acre of formal perennial and annual flower beds and herb gardens. Spend the day at Ithaca’s Apple Harvest Festival celebrating food, fun and fall with music, dancing, amusement rides, a craft-fair, vendors and street performers then return to curl up by the fireplace and sip hot cider before dinner. For more info and B&B reservations please go to http://www.gothiceves.com or call 607-387-6033.Sponsored in-part by the Tompkins County Tourism Program.

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