It’s Pesto Festo time again. This year the Slow Food Tennessee Valley signature event will be held at Century Harvest Farm in Greenback, Tenn. Here’s the scoop on the meal and the associated pesto contest:
Slow Food Tennessee Valley is proud to announce our 7th annual Pesto Festo. This year’s event will be held at Century Harvest Farms (Greenback, TN) and will feature a multiple-course, locally-sourced meal by chefs Dustin Busby and Joe Bliffin of Hoof Farm Fresh Food Truck. Activities include a silent auction with great items from local businesses, farm tour, kids activities, cornhole, a pesto tasting contest, and music. Doors open at 5 p.m.
Homemade Toast, Pate, and a Variety of Spreads
Marinated Vegetable Salad
Marinated Potato Salad, Pickled Eggs, Duck Ham and Duck Rillette
Braised Chicken, Hickory King Corn Bread, Stewed Greens and Beans
Sweet Potato Cupcakes with Buttermilk Icing
* Vegetarian Options Available
Tickets are $45 for Slow Food members, $50 for non-members, $10 for children 5-12, and children under 5 get in free. THE MEMBER OPTION DOES NOT SHOW UP UNTIL YOU TYPE IN THE MEMBER CODE. Please email our ticket coordinator Lara Winner at firstname.lastname@example.org for the code.
We strive to limit the waste at all of our events. Please bring your own place setting. This is also a BYOB event. Please bring your own beverage.
Be on the lookout for an email from us closer to the event with more details.
All proceeds fund the work of Slow Food Tennessee Valley.
Pesto Contest Details:
Entries must be submitted by 5:30 pm.
Categories are Best Traditional, Most Creative, and People’s Choice.
Prizes will be awarded to the winners.
One entry per person per category.
Please bring one pint minimum of homemade pesto in a container that you do not need returned.
There is no entry fee.
Contest closes at 6:30 p.m.