Join us for a celebration of CAC Beardsley Community Farms 20th anniversary at our annual farm to table benefit, Solstice Supper. The festive dinner will be at the Mill and Mine on June 21st from 6:00-9:00 pm. Cocktail hour begins at 6 pm, and the dinner will be served at 6:45 pm. Solstice Supper will raise funds for the farm's operating budget to provide sustainable grown produce to those in need in Knoxville. The dinner features four courses and includes local craft beer and hand selected wine. Tickets are available here.
Solstice Supper is a collaboration between OliBea, Old City Wine Bar, Rebel Kitchen, Oliver Royale, Pretentious Brewing Company, and Mothers Daughter. The supper will include some of Beardsley's own produce in addition to donations from A&B and Spring Creek Farm. Wine pairings will be provided by Old City Wine Bar and craft beer will be provided by Pretentious Brewing Company.
A HUGE THANK YOU to our Major Sponsor, Patricia Nash, and our Key Sponsor, AC Entertainment.
Many thanks to our media sponsors: WUOT, WUTK, and WDVX
Ticket information: (click here to purchase)
$110 -----General Admission
$400 -----Half Table of 4
$760 -----Table of 8
$1,000----Business Sponsor (Table of 8 for your team and your business will be recognized at the supper).
This year's supper also features a silent auction. We are currently seeking and accepting donations from local businesses and artisans.
Proceeds from this dinner will support the farm's mission to address food security issues in Knoxville through produce donations, community gardening, and education opportunities.
Special requests: Please email firstname.lastname@example.org 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).
Silent Auction: Attendees will have an opportunity to bid on silent auction items supper. The following businesses have generously donated prizes thus far, and we are accepting more donations.
Street parking is available along West Depot Avenue and surrounding streets. The closest public parking lot is under the I-40 overpass at the corner of E. Magnolia Avenue and Williams Street. The lot is a 3-5-minute walk from the venue.
About CAC Beardsley Farm:
CAC Beardsley Community Farm has promoted food security and sustainable urban agriculture through practice, education, and community outreach for 20 years. Beardsley Farm grows and donates over 10,000 pounds of produce annually to local food pantries, and a women's shelter. The farm additionally offers extensive child, youth, and adult education programming on growing food organically. We also offer 30 free garden plots for members of our local community and host an urban fruit orchard in Malcolm Martin Park.
All of this is made possible by community support and volunteers! Volunteers have the opportunity to learn a wide range of gardening skills, such as composting, seed saving, beekeeping, basic construction, and everything in-between. We welcome volunteers of all ages and skill levels to get involved. To learn more, information please call 546.8446 or email email@example.com.