Friday May 29, 2009
In the last two years Becker Farms has adopted a field to table approach with many of its catered events serving items grown and picked for the occasion right from the farm.
In an effort to increase consumer interest in local agriculture Becker Farms and Vizcarra Vineyards is pleased to announce 100 mile radius seasonal meals featuring farm fresh fruits, vegetables and other agricultural products from across Western New York or within 100 miles of the farm.
To introduce the 100 mile radius meals program there will be a press conference on June 4th at 4pm at Becker Farms and Vizcarra Vineyards. Featured Farms that will be present for the conference include the following:
Snyder Farms - Lockport, NY
Britt Farms - Gasport, NY
Tripensee Flower Farm - Gasport, NY
Apple Blossom Florist - Medina, NY
Upstate Farm Milk Co Operative - WNY Dairy Farms
Flying Bison - Buffalo, NY
Dewey Produce - Elba, NY
Atwater Dairy Farm- Barker, NY
Johnson’s Greenhouse- Gasport, NY
Tastings- Buffalo, NY
CY Farms - Elba, NY
The conference will include complimentary food sampling and wine tasting in an open air courtyard and provide an opportunity to taste food grown from around the region. The kitchen garden, quail and hen house are open for viewing.
The conference will be held to kick off a series of 100 mile radius meals that will take place through out the summer. Seating dates are by reservation only and will be held on the following dates:
July 16 & 26
August 16 & 29
September 11 & 12
For reservations go to www.beckerfarms.com or call 716.772.2211
Becker Farms believes that a farm fresh meal is a very basic yet integral part of maintaining a strong bond with families and friends. We believe this philosophy strengthens our communities and enriches lives. Together we can educate our communities and share a piece of our beautiful countryside.