Carnivale “Farm to Table” Begins

Chicagoans are invited to experience the best of the Midwest one week each month, May through September as Carnivale Executive Chef David Dworshak showcases seasonal ingredients from his favorite local farms.

The Farm to Table menu in May will feature locally grown products from Mick Klug Farms in Southwestern Michigan and Maple Creek Farm in Yale, Michigan.  The full Farm to Table schedule and information about each farm is available below.  Reservations recommended, not required.

Carnivale will partner with Goose Island for a Farm to Table Kick-Off Event on Wednesday, May 25 for a 6-course dinner with products from Mick Klug Farms and Maple Creek Farm expertly paired with an array of Goose Island beers for $55 per person.  The dinner will be hosted by Executive Chef David Dworshak and Goose Island’s Brewmaster.

WHEN:   Kickoff Party with Goose Island: Wednesday, May 25 at 7:00 PM

Farm to Table Week: Monday, May 23 – Sunday, May 29

COST: Kickoff Party: $55 per person 

RESERVE:   Reservations Required: 312-850-5005

UPCOMING DATES AND FARMS:           
June 20-26: Seedling Fruit and Mint Creek Farm
July 18-24: Genesis Growers and Dietzler Farms
August 22-28: Kinnikinnick Farm and Slagel Family Farm
September 19-25: Three Sisters Garden and Capriole Farm                                               

CARNIVALE
702 West Fulton Market
Chicago IL 60661
312-850-5005
www.carnivalechicago.com

About Mick Klug Farms:
Mick Klug bought his farm from his parents over 30 years ago, which has been in the family for 79 years.  Mick, his wife, Cindy, and daughters Amy and Abby grow many varieties of fruits and vegetables on their 120-acre farm in Michigan.Mick has been providing fresh produce to the Green City Market for 8 years and Chicago City Markets for over 30 years.  In addition, he supplies many restaurants in the Chicago area with fresh produce throughout the season. For more information visit www.mickklugfarm.com

About Maple Creek Farm:
Maple Creek CSA is a certified organic vegetable farm in Brockway Twp. (Yale) Michigan. The farm is 80 acres complete with 60 acres in vegetables, 10 acres in pasture and hay for our animals, and about 5 acres always in cover crop for soil fertility. They also have beautiful woods for wildlife habitat and a healthy eco-system. Maple Creek Farm has always practiced sustainable organic practices since they started their operation in 1995. The farm became certified organic in 1999. In addition to growing vegetables and herbs, the farm also has a small herd of angus beef. Maple Creek Farm is a Michigan organic farm. For more information visit www.maplecreekfarm.com.

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