On Wednesday night, thanks to my friend Emily, I had the pleasure of helping out at a local farm-to-table dinner at Poplar Ridge, a local organic farm.

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I got to the farm early to take pictures of the fields and other areas.

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As you can see, the farm is gorgeous!

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Soon enough, it was time to head back to the farm-to-table dinner to get ready to help. I was there to take pictures and run food.

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I took a peek in the flower garden.

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Gorgeous stuff in there!

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I headed back to the pool house where they were plating the first course.

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My partners in crime: Kathy and Maria

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Refreshing cocktails!

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I’m going to butcher the exact titles and descriptions of the course, but I’ll do my best to explain.

The salads were marinated heirloom tomatoes with peppers, greens and creamy feta.

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There were rolls from a local baker.

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Things were busy in the kitchen with the next course.

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Handmade swiss chard ravioli with a sweet potato cream sauce and tender ricotta.

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Lamb cheeks with pickled eggplant and a crunchy pine nut / lemon zest topping.

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Risotto rice pudding with mint marinated strawberries, handmade chocolate rolls, tuiles (pronounced “tweels” 😉 )

As you may be able to guess from the photos, the food was AMAZING! Poplar Ridge and owner Marianne Battistone have an amazing team working hard to put together such a wonderful presentation! If you’re in the area, I highly recommend a visit to this wonderful feast.

Click here to learn more about Polar Ridge farm-to-table dinners.

You can also click here to learn about the farm’s CSA memberships.