What you missed.

Mouth watering tomato salad

Mouth watering tomato salad

On Tuesday, August 25th, we had one of our monthly “Know Your Farmer” dinners – featuring the lovely produce of Earthdance Farms.

That night we heard from Molly Rockamann (founder of Earthdance), as well as watched a short film on the history of the Mueller Farm (the land in which Earthdance is now located).

Then everyone enjoyed a four course meal:

-purple tomatillo soup, with or without chicken (from Earthdance: purple tomatillos and jalapenos)

-tomato salad with genovese basil and flowers (from ED: heirloom tomatoes, basil, nasturium, bachelor buttons, and borage)

omnivore: chicken milenese with wild argula pesto and veggie lasagne (from ED: wild argula, crocknecks, zucchini, basil)earth dance dinner 003

vegetarian: squash samosa and veggie biryani (from ED: crocknecks, zucchini, swiss chard, jalapenos, tomatoes)

-melon sorbet with strawberries and sweet cinnamon basil pesto (from ED: moon and stars melon, white wonder melon, strawberries, cinnamon basil)


earth dance dinner 002I hope you can join us for our KNOW YOUR FOOD CELEBRATION in September honoring our anniversaries (one year for the cafe and two years for Local Harvest Grocery.) 

Sept. 16-19 we will host two “Know Your Farmer” dinners per evening-6 and 8 p.m. seatings by reservation.  At least two farmers or food producers will be on hand to talk with diners and enjoy a fantastic meal prepared using fresh, local foods.  $25 vegetarian and $30 for omnivore. Wine and beer pairings are an optional addition.

On Sept. 20th we will host a big “Anniversary BBQ” at the cafe featuring live music, great food and lots of Schlafly. 

For reservations for any of the farm dinners call 314.772-8815.

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One response to “What you missed.

  1. Thanks for hosting it, Maddie and Clara! Tomorrow night I’m going to attempt to recreate that incredible soup you made with our purple tomatillos..mmmm.
    It was great meeting everyone that came out for it, too.

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