Great Food for a Great Cause!
The Urban Farm Dinner was held on October 23rd at The Growing Experience, a seven-acre farm located in Long Beach within the Carmelitos Housing Development. The working and teaching farm is operated by the Housing Authority of the County of Los Angeles. This urban farm grows vegetables and fruits year-round using sustainable methods, free of chemical pesticides and synthetic fertilizers.
The event featured an amazing five course dinner created from fresh, local ingredients by some of the best chefs in Long Beach, including; Chef Paul Buchanan – Primal Alchemy Catering, Chef Michael Poompan – Sip at the Renaissance, Chef Justina Fenton – Shortnin Bread, Chef Andrew Gruel – Seafood for the Future, and Chef David Anderson – L.B. Aquarium of the Pacific.
All of the proceeds from the dinner went directly to The Growing Experience. Sadie Rose donated a variety of artisan breads for the event.