Harvest Dinner benefiting JCCC Sustainable Agriculture Program
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Harvest dinner Oct. 25 features crops fresh from the JCCC farm
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Future farmers enrolled in the Johnson County Community College sustainable agriculture certificate program will benefit from an Oct. 25 harvest dinner featuring crops they’ve grown.
The event begins with a reception at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, in the Regnier Center at the college. Dinner and a program follow at 7 p.m.
Sustainable agriculture is the theme of the evening:
· The meal will be a farm-to-table dinner, with the menu determined by the produce that’s available from the JCCC campus farm. Featured chefs are Mark Mollentine, first course; Michael Beard, executive chef, 715 Restaurant, Lawrence, Kan., entrée; and Mayla Kritski, dessert chef, 715 Restaurant, Lawrence, and JCCC student, dessert.
· Rick Martin, culinary arts instructor at Eudora, Kan., High School and former chef at Free State Brewery, Lawrence, Kan., will speak on the importance of sustainable agriculture in education and in restaurants.
· And the winner of a scholarship for JCCC’s sustainable agriculture students will be introduced.