Category Archives: Events

25-Mile Thanksgiving Dinner, Nov 23 2013 – Pre-registration now closed

ThreeSquaresSlow Food Seacoast’s 8th Annual 25-Mile Thanksgiving Celebration will be held this year on Saturday, Nov. 23, from 5:00 to 9:00 pm at the Portsmouth Pearl, 45 Pearl St, Portsmouth.  Abigail Carroll, author of Three Squares: The Invention of the American Meal, will share the storied history of dinner in America as our featured speaker for the evening.  Slow Food provides the locally raised turkeys and guests bring a locally sourced side dish to share.



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Heirloom Harvest Barn Dinner

IMG_0279Tickets are now available for the fifth annual Heirloom Harvest Barn Dinner to be held on Sunday, September 22, 2013 at Meadow’s Mirth Farm in Stratham, NH. This is an event not to be missed!

The Heirloom Harvest Barn Dinner is an exquisite multi-course dinner in a real working barn. Led by Chef Evan Mallett of Black Trumpet Bistro, the participating Seacoast chefs will each prepare one course highlighting heirloom vegetables grown by participating Seacoast farmers. This year the theme will be vegetarian and include locally produced beverages and live music. The 2013 Heirloom Harvest Barn Dinner will be a night to remember!

Tickets are $100 including beverages, and may be purchased online only. Please visit the registration page to purchase tickets or for more information.

Participating chefs include:

  • Jake Smith & Skye Bonney – Black Birch

  • Matt Louis – Moxie

  • Evan Hennessey – Stages

  • Mike Prete – The Kitchen

  • Gregg Sessler – Cava

  • Mark Segal

  • Ian Thomas – The District

  • Beach Pea Bakery

  • Rob Martin – The Oaks

  • Matt Provencher – Martingale Wharf

  • Ted McCormack – Blue Moon Evolution

  • Evan Mallett – Black Trumpet

Eat Your Yard! August 10 – 11


Slow Food and our partners, Piscataqua Garden Club and Strawbery Banke Museum, have been hard at work planning a sensational weekend of edible-ness  for August 10 and 11! With 15 gardens included as part of our Edible Garden Tour, there are ways for every gardener, experienced or novice, to learn more about how to Eat Your Yard!

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Want a sneak peek? Preview the gardens here Garden10-2-crop


If an elegant stroll in a garden of fine proportions is more your style, then feast your senses with beautiful views, scents and tastes at our Edible Garden Gala on Saturday August 10. Catered by the amazing chefs from The Green Monkey Restaurant.  Read more about this event.GalaGarden-2-crop

PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS ONLINE HERE,  if you wish to use a credit card.

Advance tickets are also available at these ticket outlets; tour tickets can be purchased on site the day of the tour. These options are cash or check only.

  • Rolling Green Nursery, Greenland

  • Strawbery Banke Museum Visitor’s Center, Portsmouth

  • Wentworth Greenhouses, Rollinsford

Hope to see you there!

Edible Garden Tour Aug 11th

trellisOn August 11th Slow Food Seacoast, in partnership with the Piscataqua Garden Club and Strawbery Banke Museum, will present a tour of amazing gardens that all feature an edible component in their landscape.

Take inspiration from Seacoast area gardeners who have integrated fruits, nuts, herbs, veggies, bees and chickens into their yards in sustainable and creative ways.

In addition to the tour, Slow Food Seacoast is hosting a Garden Tour Gala and Edible Fundraiser on Saturday, August 10th from 4:30 – 7:00 pm. Enjoy an evening of fine local food prepared and presented by The Green Monkey Restaurant.


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