Winter Garden Harvest Festival
|April 20, 2012||Posted by Kechia under Agriculture, Events, Farms, News|
A Local Folkus, LLC, producers of the fall Winter Park Harvest Festival, are partnering with the City of Winter Garden and Slow Food Orlando to produce the first Winter Garden Harvest Festival this spring.
The festival will take place on May 5th, 2012 in the heart of Winter Garden’s Downtown Historic District from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. It will feature local farmers and the market is adjacent to the city’s existing Saturday market. The event will offer an assortment of local food, craft vendors, farm and food related demonstrations, family-friendly activities, and live entertainment. Neighbors and visitors alike will have an opportunity to interact with local food purveyors, gardeners, and food experts throughout the day.
It will be followed by a Farm-to-Table dining event in the evening, set in Winter Garden’s beautiful downtown pavilion. The ticketed dinner will highlight West Orange County’s chefs’ local, seasonal farm-fresh ingredients, as well as some of Central Florida’s best micro brews.
This event is an opportunity to celebrate the City of Winter Garden’s farming heritage, while spotlighting its modern connection to the local food scene. In an effort to build on the community’s unique history and offer more options to its citizens, the City of Winter Garden has made local food a priority. Through these efforts, and through the first Winter Garden Harvest Festival, the city will continue to strengthen its community bonds and will further the availability of local food to its citizens and businesses.
- Purchase your tickets for the Farm to Table Dinner – here.
- Interested in sponsoring this event, please click – here.
- Want to be a vendor? Apply here.
For more information, contact Heather Grove at 407-702-3473 or email WGharvest@gmail.com