A Taste of Kensington

A Benefit for the Greensgrow Community Kitchen

Wednesday, June 13, 2018, 6–10:00 pm at Greensgrow Farms

Join Philly’s nationally-recognized urban farm and garden center at a unique celebration in support of the Greensgrow Community Kitchen, an incubator space for local food entrepreneurs that since 2011 has helped over 75 local food visionaries turn their dreams into reality.

For one exclusive evening, the unique urban oasis of Greensgrow Farms will be transformed for a special celebration for over 300 guests filled with entertainment, a silent auction, local libations and culinary dishes reflective of Kensington’s expansive and award-winning food scene. Our favorite local chefs will be providing samples of signature dishes, including farm-to-table hors d’oeuvres from the Greensgrow Community Kitchen, Philadelphia Brewing Co. will be pouring its favorite brews alongside Rowhouse Spirits’ signature cocktail. Join us as a guest for a VIP reception to sample ciders from Kensington’s blossoming cider scene, including Commonwealth Ciders, Kurant Cider and Original XIII Ciderworks, an exclusive opportunity to meet our acclaimed local Culinary Partners, learn how to mix a refreshing Greensgrow-themed cocktail, using farm-fresh seasonal ingredients and Rowhouse Spirits, from Martha’s Head Bartender Mike Landers and enjoy a cooking demonstration by Fette Sau’s Executive Chef Reinaldo Alfonso.

Greensgrow is proud to present two awards:

  • The Food Innovator Award to Paul Kimport of Johnny Brenda’s and Standard Tap.
  • The Green Innovator Award to Onion Flats, local pioneers in sustainable design.

Rain or shine! Eat, drink, and celebrate with new and old friends as you enjoy a summer evening in Greensgrow’s unique urban oasis, and support Greensgrow – growers of food, flowers and neighborhoods. Find out more about Greensgrow here.

General Admission | $55

  • Celebrate Greensgrow from 7–10:00 pm, with R&B Philly-based PJ Brown & Her Resistance.
  • Enjoy free-flowing beer provided by Philadelphia Brewing Co.
  • Sample spirits and a signature cocktail created by Rowhouse Spirits for Greensgrow.
  • View and purchase exclusive silent auction offerings, including the Brown Bag Grab, an opportunity to bid on surprise beverages donated by our community of partners.
  • Dine on a selection of delicious offerings (including dessert!) from our Culinary Partners.

VIP | $85
Includes all of the above plus:

  • Enjoy the VIP reception, from 6–7:00 pm, with live music by Qiana & Caselli, a West Philly-based pop duo.
  • Sample ciders from Kensington’s best cider producers: Commonwealth Ciders, Kurant Cider and Original XII Ciderworks.
  • Meet and greet chefs, food professionals, our friends and Culinary Partners.
  • Splurge with a purchase (or two) with first dibs on the silent auction offerings.
  • Enjoy an exclusive cooking demonstration by Fette Sau’s Executive Chef Reinaldo Alfonso.
  • Learn how to mix a refreshing Greensgrow-themed cocktail, using farm-fresh seasonal ingredients and Rowhouse Spirits, from Martha’s Head Bartender Mike Landers.
  • Invitation to join us for the entire celebration.

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I am unable to attend although I would love to support Greensgrow’s mission and legacy with a donation.


Culinary Partners

 

Cedar Point

 

 

 

 


Beverage Partners

 


 

In-kind donors

  

 

     

PJ Brown & Her Resistance

 

 


A special thank you to our sponsors!

 

Cultivator:

The Corboy Family

Sprouter:

 

Seeder:

 


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Silent Auction

Check out a sampling of the unique experiences and items available at the silent auction, all donated by our community partners here!