Ontario Agriculture

The network for agriculture in Ontario, Canada

Last night was an amazing night hosted by Savour Elgin at CASO Train station in St Thomas. Our low ticket price included a complementary wine glass to take home as well as 14 tickets to use at the various vendors throughout the lovely restored historic train station.


We were able to sample many local inspired dishes created by some of the best chefs in the area. We were also treated to a beer and cheese sampling from The Railway City Brewing Co and Monfore Dairy.

 

In addition to the excellent food there was a number of local wineries and beverage producer BlackFly.

 

We were also treated to a great preformace from Matthew and the Birds outside under the tent while we could browse the many silent auction items. Which were all beautiful prepared and included tickets to the Grand Theatre, one night stay at One King West in Toronto and a gourmet dinner for two at the historic Coyne House in St. Thomas. As well as many hand crafted Bountiful Elgin Baskets from local producers such as Berry Hill Fruit Farm, Empire Valley Farms, Ferguson's Fancy Beans, and Steed & Co Lavender Farm from Sparta.

 

Below are a few pictures I managed to snap in between trying all the great food and chatting with all the local chefs!

 

Braxton's Tap and Grill from St. Thomas

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Braxton's Hertiage tomato and green bean salad

Railway City Brewing.

Their Dead Elphant Ale went so smoothly with the Rosemary Fresh Goat Cheese from Monforte Dairy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

John Mairleitner and the Tall Tales Cafe

And no culinary experience to Elgin County is complete without trying one of John Mairleitner from the Tall Tales Cafe's amazing pies. He made miniature versions for FreshFest which had local peaches and the lightest crust ever.

 

Views: 157

Reply to This

Replies to This Discussion

Thanks Mackenna,

Looks like a fun event.

Joe

Reply to Discussion

RSS

Agriculture Headlines from Farms.com Canada East News - click on title for full story

Winery challenges may continue post pandemic, if changes are not made

As local wineries continue to struggle during the COVID-19 pandemic, the future won’t offer much relief for the industry if changes aren’t made as soon as possible.

John Fedorkow’s term as Grape King extended

The Grape Growers of Ontario extend our thanks to John Fedorkow, who has accepted the Board of Director’s request to extend his tenure as Grape King for the year 2020/2021.

Late Season Frost Injury Risks in Corn

Environment Canada has issued frost advisories for most corn growing areas of the province for the nights of September 18 to 20 which are expected to be near or slightly below freezing.

Wilson Loree Award Now Accepting Nominations

Do you know someone who has made an extraordinary contribution to developing and promoting new and positive change in farm business management practices and expertise in Canada?

Throne Speech: Government’s Intention to Meet Its Commitment to Dairy Farmers a Positive Step, Says DFC

Dairy Farmers of Canada (DFC) welcomes the renewed commitment in today’s Speech from the Throne on compensation for dairy farmers for the import access concessions made under the last three trade agreements.

© 2020   Created by Darren Marsland.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service