Slow Food Miami is the local chapter of the International Slow Food Association. Their purpose mission to advocate sustainable methods and locally grown food is achieved through joining local organizations to acknowledge farms and chefs who prepare and grow their food the right way.
“We are excited to partner with Slow Food Miami for this Vietnamese dinner at our farm. Its mission is very similar to our own: impart knowledge of and insights into farming and food cultivation so as to ensure generations to come have a better understanding of the work, passion and skill that go into America’s food culture. And what better way to do that than with an amazing dinner on a farm” says the dinner’s chef and hostess, Thi Square.
GROW’s farm, uniquely located between industrial warehouses near Miami International Airport, showcases the potential of reclaimed land for use in urban farming. Both organizations value educating local students on the importance of such healthy growing and eating habits.
At dinner, guests will enjoy the traditional Vietnamese Pho soup and pomelo salad made with local spiny lobster. For the hands-on part of the event: local garden rolls that guests will assemble themselves using locally grown herbs, vegetables, and beef, as well as lemongrass chicken wrapped in la-lot leaves. Provided by Titanic Brewery, local craft beer will be paired with the food along with a crisp, white wine. The best part? All herbs used in the dinner have been grown on-site for the full-on experience. Attendees will even be able to plant their own herbs and micro-greens.
Tickets are $50 per person and can be purchased at www.brownpapertickets.com/event/205682.
All proceeds from the event will go towards Slow Food Miami’s Edible Garden program.
“Grow Your Dinner” Urban Farm Dinner
Green Railroad Organic Workshop
2950 NW 74th Ave.
Miami, FL 33122