Come out and help us celebrate the kick-off of Chef Daniel Orr’s book signing tour for his new cookbook FARMfood, his Birthday, and the general love of Homegrown, Hoosier Corn!
When: August 21st, 5p-10p and August 22nd, 12p-7p
Where: In and around FARMbloomington Restaurant at 108 E. Kirkwood Ave., Bloomington, IN 47408
Corn Cook Off Contest-
Drop off your corn dish, and printed recipes, by 12 noon on Saturday August 22nd at FARMbloomington. Categories: Sweet and Breakfast and Savory Dishes and Sides. Fresh local corn must be part of the recipe. Judging by local Bloomington Foodies. Dishes must feed 4-6 folks. Winning recipes will be posted on the FARMbloomington website.
Corn as Art Contest-
Drop off your corn inspired Art work before 11pm on Friday August 21st, at FARMbloomington to be judged on the 22nd. There will be 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place prizes. Photos, paintings, sculptures and corn craft can all be entered. Call (812)323.0002, or check out www.farm-bloomington.com, for details about the day’s events that will include:
Corn-Hole Competition, Corn Cook-Off judged by local Foodies, husking and shucking contest, live Bluegrass and Folk Music, Sweet Corn Ice Cream, Free Berry Cobbler in honor of Chef Daniel’s Birthday, Corn-Art Competition, Homemade Corn Dogs, Prizes, and a CORNfest Tasting Menu.
Chef Bob Adkins will be creating a special CORNfest Menu, including Corn Chowder, Caesar Salad with Grit Croutons and Sweet Corn Relish, Campfire Bison with Sweet Corn Puree and Local Tomato Salad, and Sweet Corn Ice Cream with Caramel Corn
108 E. Kirkwood Ave.
Bloomington, IN 47408
We have tickets on sale for the 2nd annual Local Growers Guild Harvest Dinner, to take place on Thursday October 29th at the Upland Brewery Banquet Facility at 350 West 11th Street. The doors open at 5:30, and dinner will begin promptly at 6pm. Five local chefs are paired with local growers to present this one-of-a-kind event, celebrating the abundance of Indiana’s fresh in-season foods. Diners will enjoy a delicious five-course meal, meet other locavores, and hear participating growers and chefs share their thoughts about the ingredients and preparation of each spectacular locally-grown course. 100% of all proceeds benefit the Local Growers Guild.
* Local Vegetable Antipasto with house-made flatbread
* Butternut squash soup with roasted poblano relish and capriole cheese crostini
Friday, November 6, 5-7 p.m.
Monroe County History Center
202 E. 6th St.
Join Bloomingfoods and the Monroe County Historical Society to celebrate the exhibit opening of Gwen Gutwein’s 50 paintings of Indiana barns on display at the Monroe County History Center. The reception will feature a chance to meet this Fort Wayne artist and I.U. Fine Arts alumna who is painting a portrait of two barns in every county in Indiana. The exhibit is on loan from the Fort Wayne Art Museum from Nov. 6 – Jan. 16.
Brought to you by the Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Bloomingfoods, and the Monroe County History Center.