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Roughwood Seed Collection Benefit Dinner

May 24, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm


Brick and Mortar is hosting a special Roughwood Seed Collection Benefit Dinner tomorrow night, highlighting some incredible products from Roughwood Seed Colllection.  The five-course dinner includes a complimentary cocktail from Lead Bartender Christina Rando and is only $55 {$45 advance purchase}  with a portion of proceeds going to a great cause. Internationally known food historian and author William Woy Weaver and Roughwood manager, Owen Taylor, will both be on site to answer questions about how important seed keeping is to the culinary world.
 The future of seed collecting is in your hands
Snacks, to Start
King’s Creamery Goat Cheese Gougères, honey, caraway
Heirloom Bean Hummus, tehina

Baked Ricotta
strawberries, bee pollen, lavender, spelt-emmer bread

From the Roughwood Garden
an assortment of herbs, leaves, flowers, vegetables, and lettuce from the Roughwood Garden and other nearby farmers and friends, raw, pickled, and cooked

Grilled New Jersey Bluefish

first of the season baby fennel and asparagus salad, ramp and lovage cream

Chamomile Panna Cotta
poached rhubarb, spruce tip + rhubarb vinegar

Tickets and reservations available:
The Basics: 
What: 5-course dinner to benefit for Roughwood Seed Collection featuring products from Roughwood + complimentary cocktail from Lead Bartender Christina Rando.
Who: Chef Rob Marzinsky {Buckminster’s} joins Exec Chef Brian Ricci and Sous Chef Rosie Reilly {Brick and Mortar} who’s leading this dinner.
When: Wednesday, May 25, offered 6:30-9:30
Where: Brick and Mortar, 315 N. 12th Street, Philadelphia
Why: Guests will enjoy a wonderful dinner while learning about the importance of seed keeping. 
How Much: $45 advanced sales • $55 at the door.
Who: For everyone who cares about great food and preserving seeds for tomorrow.
More: On-site seed sales galore.
What Else:  William Woys Weaver, food historian and author of many books, including “As American as Shoefly Pie” and “Country Scrapple: An American Tradition”, began Roughwood Seed Collection after inheriting his grandfather’s seed collection upon his death. William hired Owen Taylor to manage the collection and organize it into seed sales from which Roughwood would be able to profit and continue collecting and growing these rare and beauitful seeds, flowers, fruits and vegetables. 


May 24, 2016
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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