Trial to Table: Fall Celebration

Sat, Nov 12, 2022
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
This event has already occurred.
The Boathouse
350 Riverside Dr #3141, Asheville, NC 28801, USA
The Utopian Seed Project


The Utopian Seed Project is a local non-profit exploring and celebrating diversity in food and farming. Our fall event will be a casual but exciting showcasing of crops from our trials.

Trial to Table

For this event we are very excited to show off the talents of many of our board members, each of whom will be preparing two tapas-style plates for you to enjoy.

  • Chef Martinez of Tequio Foods is a passionate and talented chef, celebrating and supporting foods of his culture.
  • Chef Shanti (Board Member) Bravo’s Top Chef final five and soon to be restraunteer of Good Hot Fish.
  • Chef Swofford (Board Member) aka The Chef’s Farmer of Old North Farms, Jamie is both a talented Chef AND Farmer.
  • Chef Terrell (Board Member) long stand local food and farm advocate, Chef TT is a freelance chef, culiunary consultant and co-pioneer of Ladys Who Brunch.

Throughout the afternoon you can expect 8 small plates, 2 from each chef! Each chef will produce at least one vegetarian dish. Drinks inclusive of ticket-price.

We are committed to 1. Paying our participating chefs, and 2. Keeping this event as accessible as possible. To help with this, we have a limited number of $25 tickets available. If price is a barrier and you want to attend please email [email protected]

Collard Tasting

As part of our work with The Heirloom Collard Project, we will be taste testing a selection of heirloom collard varieties. The Heirloom Collard Project is working to regenerate and share many varieties of heirloom collards.

Some previous tastings:

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We’ll be adding more collaborations and community vendors over the next week or two, but it’s already going to be an awesome event!

Trial to Table: Fall Celebration image