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7th Annual Raise the Roots

Our 7th Annual Raise the Roots dinner will feature the rich bounties of Summer on the farm. Dinner will be prepared by the owner and chef of The Plaid Apron, Drew McDonald, and his team. Doors open at 6 pm, and dinner will be served promptly at 6:45 PM. Tickets may be purchased here.

Guests will have an opportunity to learn about Beardsley Farm, meet farm volunteers, and share their experiences gardening and cooking in Knoxville and East Tennessee. All proceeds from the dinner will directly benefit Beardsley Farm.

The Plaid Apron
1210 Kenesaw Ave.
Knoxville, TN

Pricing: Tickets are $75 per person or $275 for a table of four.

About the dinner: The supper will be vegetarian, and vegan options will be available upon advance request. The supper will be locally sourced and most of the produce is grown at CAC Beardsley Community Farm.

About beverages: Iced tea, and coffee are included in your ticket. Guests are welcome to bring their own wine. Corkage fee is $10 per bottle. Beer and wine will also be available for purchase at the Plaid Apron. 

Special requests: Please email if you have any dietary restrictions or needs, to request a vegan option, and for any special seating requests (i.e., You would like to sit with friends who purchased separate tickets).

To learn The Plaid Apron please visit:

Earlier Event: August 19
Beardsley Brews
Later Event: September 16
September Farm Yoga