HARVEST

JOIN Chef Costanzo Astarita and Farmer Grandma Brock for a night filled with enchantment, food and friends as we celebrate Octobers’s HARVEST in an architecturally intriguing venue! WHEN: Wed., October 9, 2013 at 6:30 BYOB WHERE: It’s a Surprise Reservations open to all members on Friday, September 6. Go to BUY TICKET for reservations Forgotten [...]

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Wild For Mushrooms in Appalachia

WILD FOR MUSHROOMS IN APPALACHIA FOUNDERS SOCIETY ONLY September 28, 2013 SOLD OUT Spend a morning with Mushroom Man Alan Muskat as we walk the forest of Appalachia near Asheville and let nature set the territory for an underground mushroom lunch near the Blue Ridge Parkway. Then we we join Chef Mike McGirr  in the [...]

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Grandma Brock

Farmer Grandma Brock

FARMER GRANDMA BROCK Grandma Brock’s Country Farm is a 13-acre farm situated between Atlanta and Athens providing locally and naturally grown produce in Franklin County, Georgia. We grow on land which is Certified Naturally Grown (CNG) using biodynamic, natural and sustainable methods. We specialize in heirloom organic tomatoes and vegetables along with medicinal/culinary herbs and [...]

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Chef Costanzo

Chef Costanzo Astarita

Q & A with CHEF COSTANZO ASTARITA     Why is sustainability important to you & your restaurant? Conservation is important to us, without sustainability we couldn’t survive as humans. Generations to come will benefit from out conservation and our future businesses. If you were a farmer what would you raise or grow? Tomatoes. Our [...]

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Forager Alan Muskat

Forager Alan Muskat

Q&A with FORAGER ALAN MUSKAT          What prepared you to be a farmer? I don’t farm. I forage, partly because I am unprepared to farm. Farming requires commitment, i.e., quite literally, putting down roots. And I’m afraid of commitment. But foraging can be a commitment to “staying present” because foragers can’t be choosers: [...]

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Chef Mike McGirr

Chef Mike McGirr

Q &A with CHEF MIKE MCGIRR       Why is sustainability important to you & your restaurant? I was raised on an organic farm, and my parents were both from subsistence farming families in Ohio, not far from the West Virgina border. My work as chef is based on my passion for sustainable, organic [...]

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Smoke and Mirrors

SMOKE and MIRRORS Tuesday, October 16 at 6:30PM BYOB Join Chef Cody Taylor & Jiyeon Lee of Heirloom BBQ with Farmer Bobby Britt for an evening of smoke and mirrors and heirloom BBQ on the grounds of shhhhhh….it’s a secret Reservations open at http://forfoodssake.org/buy-ticket/ You must be a member of FFS.  Either request an invite or have someone [...]

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Farmer Bobby Britt

  What prepared you to be a farmer?  I have lived in Decatur all of my life. My dad sold vegetables from the family garden off the back of his pickup truck for years. As kids we always helped dad. By 16, I started taking gardening more seriously. I was pretty excited about the new [...]

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Chef Cody Taylor & Chef Jiyeon Lee

Why is sourcing local and or organic produce important to you & your restaurant?  It makes sense….and it helps bring more readily available and variety of produce for all chefs in Atlanta. If you were a farmer what would you raise or grow? I would raise world class dairy cows and make my own artesenal [...]

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Pot Luck Recipe Swap Holiday Party

Want a new recipe for the holidays? Join us Saturday, December 10th at 7PM for a POT LUCK RECIPE SWAP $12 – BYOB and BYOD RESERVE HERE at the home of Founders Society Members Stephanie and Patrick Warren Send me your recipe info@forfoodssake.org . We’ll photograph the dish and throw it all into a pdf you can [...]

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D&A Farm

                                                                                                                                              Chef Evan Cordes and D&A Farm Host Oct. 11 For Foods Sake What prepared you to be a farmer? When I was younger, I worked in a greenhouse at the local nursery. It was a small, family run business, similar to my farm now. [...]

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Chef Evan Cordes

                                        Q&A with Chef Evan Cordes Why is sustainability important to you & your restaurant? This really just boils down to doing the “right” thing. Supporting the local economy is essential, the more we can support the farms that surround the city, the more jobs can be be created; which, as [...]

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