Maryland Farmers to Host ‘Seasons on the Farm’ Dinner in Benedict

The Seasons on the Farm dinner, sponsored by Maryland and Delaware farmers, including the Maryland Soybean Board, will feature a Maryland-inspired menu highlighting ingredients from farms throughout Maryland and the region, as well as the farmers who produce them.

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The Seasons on the Farm dinner will feature a Maryland-inspired menu highlighting ingredients from farms throughout the region.

The Seasons on the Farm dinner will feature a Maryland-inspired menu highlighting ingredients from farms throughout the region.

This dinner offers a unique opportunity for area residents to enjoy a wonderful dinner, in a very unique setting, all while benefitting a great cause in the Southern Maryland Food Bank.

Benedict, MD. (PRWEB) March 04, 2014

Maryland’s farmers invite you to join them for a dinner event on Saturday, April 12, where you’ll enjoy a chef-prepared five-course meal, served within the historic walls of Serenity Farms’ beautifully restored tobacco barn and benefitting the Southern Maryland Food Bank.

The Seasons on the Farm dinner, sponsored by Maryland and Delaware farmers, will feature a Maryland-inspired menu highlighting ingredients from farms throughout Maryland and the region, as well as the farmers who produce them.

“This dinner offers a unique opportunity for area residents to enjoy a wonderful dinner, in a very unique setting, all while benefitting a great cause in the Southern Maryland Food Bank,” said Susanne Zilberfarb, with the Delaware Soybean Board. “Farmers in the region support this because we see the shared goal with the Food Bank in providing safe, nutritious and affordable food. We also welcome the opportunity to sit down with people from the community and talk about how farmers work to produce that food.”

The dinner will be held at Serenity Farm in Benedict at 6932 Serenity Farm Road, just east of Hughesville and west of the Patuxent River on 231. Hors d’oeuvres and drinks will begin at 4:30 p.m., with dinner to follow from 5:30-7:30. Plates can be purchased for $75 or a table of six for $400, with all proceeds benefitting the Southern Maryland Food Bank.

The five-course meal, featuring ingredients from farms throughout Maryland, will include:

  •     Appetizers of edamame with Himalayan pink salt, and deviled eggs with micro-greens or lump crab
  •     Soup: Split pea soup with ham, herbs and spices
  •     Salad: Chesapeake Bay crab cake and apple orchard slaw
  •     Your choice of entree – Prime rib pit beef with horseradish mashed potatoes and rye croutons; Maryland stuffed ham with kale, cabbage, onions and biscuits; or, Roasted butternut squash wedges with tahini-yogurt sauce
  •     Dover Cake prepared with Fresh Nutmeg and Rose Brandy
To RSVP please email Brenda.DiCarlo(at)CatholicCharities(dot)org (who is with the Food Bank) or mark(at)seasonsonthefarm(dot)org by Wednesday, April 2, including the names of those in your party and their preferred entrée. Please make your check payable to the “Southern Maryland Food Bank” and mail it to The Southern Maryland Food Bank, P.O. Box 613, Hughesville, Md. 20637.

In addition to the dinner, there will be a silent auction, featuring a variety of food and farm items, with all proceeds benefiting the Southern Maryland Food Bank. For more information, please visit http://www.SeasonsOnTheFarm.org.

About Maryland Soybean Board:

The Maryland Soybean Board administers soybean checkoff funds for soybean research, marketing and education programs in the state. One-half of the checkoff funds stay in Maryland for programs; the other half is sent to the United Soybean Board. To learn more about the Maryland Soybean Board, visit http://www.mdsoy.com.


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