Past Events

Bermuda

International Events Chaplin Bay, Bermuda
Bermuda
Oct 29, 2016

We return to Bermuda! Pink sand, blue water, puffy white clouds and a table set on a remarkably beautiful coastal promontory that overlooks it all. Bermuda abounds with fresh produce, seafood, and great...

Chile

International Events Casablanca Valley, Chile
Emiliana Organic Vineyards
Jan 03, 2017

Farmer Bill Denevan (brother of OITF founder Jim Denevan and one of Jim’s inspirations to start Outstanding in the Field) has spent part of every year here over the past two decades in...

Argentina

International Events Mendoza, Argentina
Corazon del Sol at The Vines of Mendoza
Jan 07, 2017

We are very pleased to bring our table to Mendoza and Corazon Del Sol. Argentina has a reputation for fine wine, exceptional beef and an extraordinary outdoor cooking tradition. With our dinner at...

Sweden

International Events Osterlen, Sweden
Kaseholm Castle
Jul 28, 2019

We never imagined we would host an event at a European castle. Joakim and Jamie attended an OITF event a few years ago, hosted by a farmer friend of theirs. Their artistic sensibility...

Nicaragua

International Events Rivas, Nicaragua
Rancho Santana
Jan 18, 2020

OITF’s first visit to Nicaragua! We’re bringing our table to the beautiful Emerald Coast, about two hours from the capital city of Managua. Here the creators of Rancho Santana have built an elegantly...

California | Spring & Summer

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour Napa, CA
Mayacamas Vineyards & Winery
May 07, 2022

Napa wines have become some of the most hyped, celebrated, and sought after wines available and we have noticed that the wineries in the Valley seem to fall into two camps – the...

2022 Tour, Upcoming Events Huntington Beach, CA
Huntington Beach Pier w/ L.A. Times Food Bowl
May 12, 2022

The iconic Huntington Beach Pier is one of the longest piers on the West Coast and also one of the most photogenic scenes in Orange County — which makes it the perfect place...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour San Juan Capistrano, CA
The Ecology Center
May 14, 2022

We first visited this vibrant 28-acre oasis in San Juan Capistrano last fall and we’ve been back twice already since. Rows of organic vegetables, fruit trees and flowers come coupled with a view...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour Carmel Valley, CA (Monterey Bay Area)
Tira Nanza Wines
May 21, 2022

Carmel Valley is a beautiful place. Quiet and laid back, a world apart from the storybook lanes of its namesake town on the ocean but only about ten miles from the coast. After...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour Big Sur, CA
Big Sur Secret Location
May 24, 2022

A table in the clouds, high above the fog and surrounded by undulating grasslands exploding with wildflowers and some very happy grazing cows. This majestic ranch in Big Sur is perhaps our most...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour Big Sur, CA
Big Sur Secret Location
May 25, 2022

Our second of five events this year at this majestic ranch along the towering cliffs of Big Sur — where rolling hills meet panoramic views of the Pacific and a particularly stunning sunset...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour Pescadero, CA (San Francisco Bay Area)
Secret Sea Cove
May 28, 2022

The ‘Secret Sea Cove’ is a name guaranteed to provoke curiosity. What is the secret? You may be tempted to consult Google. Don’t do it! It’s good to be surprised. We’ve set the...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour Pescadero, CA (San Francisco Bay Area)
Secret Sea Cove
May 29, 2022

A beautiful private beach that rarely sees a footprint. We might see seals, whales, dolphins and sea otters. It is a big ocean. When night falls, we’ll also see the blinking light of...

2022 Tour, Upcoming Events Pescadero, CA (San Francisco Bay Area)
Secret Sea Cove
May 30, 2022

This is one of our most beloved spots to dine al fresco — which is why we’re staying three nights in a row. A table tucked into the cliffs, a lovely bed of...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour Santa Rosa, CA
Belden Barns
Jun 04, 2022

This magical property on Sonoma Mountain has a lengthy history in the region: as a dairy farm, a prune orchard, a stage coach stop. Now it’s a 55-acre vineyard and organic farmstead run...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour Santa Rosa, CA
Belden Barns
Jun 05, 2022

Belden Barns is outstandingly beautiful: thirty acres of organic vines, vegetables and fruit trees including stone fruit, citrus and cider apples. There’s also a live oak wishing tree at the center of the...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour Petaluma, CA
McEvoy Ranch
Jun 08, 2022

This olive ranch in Petaluma is about as stunning a spot for a table as they come. Between the rolling green hills, blossoming olive groves, and sweeping views of nearby vineyards, you might...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour Napa, CA
Robert Sinskey Vineyards
Jun 12, 2022

We return for the third time to this acclaimed vineyard and winery in the heart of Napa Valley, where 200 acres of Pinot Noir, Pinot Blanc, Zinfandel, Merlot, Muscat and other grape varieties...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour Half Moon Bay, CA (San Mateo County)
Markegard Family Grass-Fed
Jun 15, 2022

Markegard’s acres of golden pasture along the San Mateo coast come sprinkled with grazing cows and the faint sound of the Pacific ebbing below towering cliffs. Not to mention sweeping ocean views, a...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour Soquel, CA (Monterey Bay Area)
Everett Family Farm
Jun 18, 2022

This charming family farm near our hometown of Santa Cruz has been an OITF staple since the beginning. Take a stroll through their 45 acres of bountiful farmland and you’ll find persimmons, beets,...

2022 Tour, Upcoming Events Soquel, CA (Monterey Bay Area)
Everett Family Farm
Jun 19, 2022

Everett Family Farm feels a bit like a sanctuary from our hurried modern world, so it only seems appropriate to spend two nights here. Perhaps we’ll dine along the soothing stream in the...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour Saratoga, CA (Santa Clara County)
Peter Martin Ray Vineyard
Jun 25, 2022

This vineyard at the top of the Santa Cruz Mountains overlooking the lights of Silicon Valley was first planted in the early 1900s by Burgundy native Paul Masson. (You may recognize that famous...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour Santa Ynez, CA
Gainey Vineyard
Jul 02, 2022

At this lush ranch in the rolling hills of California’s central coast, host vintner Jeff LeBard and his team tend to a variety of warmer-climate grapes like Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc and...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour Santa Ynez, CA
Gainey Vineyard
Jul 03, 2022

One long table set between the vines surrounded by rolling golden hills and the pink light of early summer sun. A place like this deserves two nights. This plot of land in the...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour Murphys, CA (Sierra Foothills)
Forlorn Hope
Jul 09, 2022

This vineyard and winery is the brainchild of host vintner Matthew Rorick and the result of his very hardworking team of vignerons, farmworkers and cellar hands. We feel quite lucky to dine among...

Upcoming Events, 2023 Tour Half Moon Bay, CA (San Francisco Bay Area)
Markegard Family Grass-Fed
May 13, 2023

The Markegard family welcomes us back to their home ranch! This year’s drought-breaking winter rains have brought bright green grasses to the Markegard’s gorgeous property overlooking the vast Pacific, and their herd of...

Upcoming Events, 2023 Tour Carmel Valley, CA (Monterey Bay Area)
Tira Nanza
May 14, 2023

Tira Nanza means to “pull forward” in the Italian dialect of the hillside towns of Greg Hill’s grandparents. After traveling and working in several of the world’s most noted wine regions, Greg and...

Upcoming Events, 2023 Tour Pescadero, CA (San Francisco Bay Area)
Secret Sea Cove
May 20, 2023

A truly magical table set in the narrow strip where the rocky coast meets warm, wiggle-your-toes-in-it sand. Tide, sea breeze, galumphing elephant seals— a beach dinner puts us right in the middle of...

Upcoming Events, 2023 Tour Pescadero, CA (San Francisco Bay Area)
Secret Sea Cove
May 21, 2023

We love this stretch of beach for its shrub-covered bluffs leading to untouched golden sand, where we often see dolphins or humpback whales or pelicans skimming the waves. Our host fisherman, Hans Haveman,...

Upcoming Events, 2023 Tour St. Helena, CA
Tres Sabores
May 27, 2023

This family-owned and women-run estate is home to grapevines, heritage olive trees, grazing sheep and an heirloom garden bursting with Meyer lemons and pomegranates. The name Tres Sabores refers to the three flavors...

Upcoming Events, 2023 Tour Cazadero, CA (Timber Cove)
Flowers Vineyards & Winery
May 28, 2023

Joan and Walt Flowers pioneered the growing of Pinot Noir and Chardonnay grapes on the rugged hillsides of the Sonoma Coast in the 1990s. And we have been given the rare opportunity to...

Upcoming Events, 2023 Tour Healdsburg, CA
Medlock Ames
Jun 03, 2023

There are a lot of beautiful vineyards in California’s wine country, but Medlock Ames’s Bell Mountain Vineyard stands out even amongst the illustrious crowd in the Alexander Valley. Much of this 338 acre...

Upcoming Events, 2023 Tour St. Helena, CA
Lewelling Ranch
Jun 04, 2023

Chef Elliot Bell is getting back into the field kitchen at a site that means a lot to him. He got married there! Elliot introduced us to the historic Lewelling Ranch, one of...

Upcoming Events, 2023 Tour Petaluma, CA
McEvoy Ranch
Jun 07, 2023

The dusty green rows of Italian olive trees may transport you to Tuscany while the soft purple lavender bushes lining the drive may take your mind to Provence—but the rolling hills of the...

Upcoming Events, 2023 Tour Santa Ynez, CA (Santa Barbara)
Gainey Vineyard
Jun 10, 2023

We love this fourth generation family-run winemaking venture for many reasons. Its historic, cinematic barns for one. Its vineyard plots named after different members of the family for another. You may even see...

Upcoming Events, 2023 Tour San Simeon, CA (Central California Coast)
Hearst Ranch
Jun 11, 2023

For most, it is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to dine on the Hearst family’s private ranch, where cattle graze freely with zebras and African deer on the grassy hillsides along the coast of San...

Upcoming Events, 2023 Tour Santa Cruz, CA
Santa Cruz Community Table
Jun 14, 2023

This is where the idea of Outstanding in the Field was born. We will take over the street with our long table and the city’s blessing and celebrate both the past and future...

Upcoming Events, 2023 Tour Soquel, CA (Monterey Bay Area)
Everett Family Farm
Jun 17, 2023

We love visiting Rich and Laura Everett at their farm just outside of our hometown of Santa Cruz. They are one of our favorite and longest partnerships. In addition to selling organic fruits,...

2023 Tour, Upcoming Events Healdsburg, CA
Alexander Valley Hops with Russian River Brewing Co.
Jun 18, 2023

Terroir isn’t just for wine. Join us in iconic growing region Sonoma County for a unique look at beverage from farm to glass for a special beer-pairing focused dinner from some of the...

Pacific Northwest

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour Alpine, OR (Eugene)
Fibrevolution
Jun 16, 2022

Fibrevolution is an extraordinarily inspiring place. Farmers Shannon Welsh and Angela Wartes-Kahl are working to revive and redefine Oregon’s fiber flax industry — bringing local, organic flax back to the forefront of American...

2022 Tour, Upcoming Events White Salmon, WA (Portland)
Pear Ridge Orchard
Jun 18, 2022

This stunning orchard on the famed Hood River Fruit Loop is a seriously breathtaking venue for an open-air meal. From the table, you’ll get spectacular views of Mt. Hood, the sparkling Columbia River,...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour Newberg, OR (Portland)
Cooper Mountain Vineyards
Jun 22, 2022

The very old Pinot Noir and Chardonnay vines at Cooper Mountain were planted by Dr. Bob Gross and his wife Corinne back in 1978. At first, the family sold grapes from the Old...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour Lopez Island, WA
Watmough Bay Farm
Jun 25, 2022

Lopez Island is stunning any time of year, but perhaps never more so than late June — when the sun stays high in the sky until nearly 10pm and forests of fir trees...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour Olga, WA (Orcas Island)
Orcas Farm
Jun 29, 2022

Visiting the San Juans in late June is pure magic. The clear blue water shimmers beneath a sun that stays up late into the evening; the smell of fir trees, salt water, and...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour Carnation, WA (Seattle)
Oxbow Farm & Conservation Center
Jul 03, 2022

This is a supremely strong pairing of farm and chef. Last year’s event was one of our most inspiring to date. Oxbow is a 240-acre non-profit farm, protected forest, conservation and education center...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour Quilcene, WA (Seattle)
Taylor Shellfish
Jul 09, 2022

Taylor Shellfish is home to some of the most celebrated oysters in the Pacific — and their property along the Puget Sound is a certifiably beautiful place to dine. The Taylor family has...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour Quilcene, WA (Seattle)
Taylor Shellfish
Jul 10, 2022

When you have the chance to slurp on wildly delicious oysters along the sparkling Puget Sound, it’s good to stay a second night. Oyster farming is an absolute labor of love, and Taylor...

2022 Tour, Upcoming Events Dayton, WA (Walla Walla)
Monteillet Fromagerie
Jul 20, 2022

This will be our 9th year setting the table in the gorgeous golden grasslands at Monteillet Fromagerie. Farmers and cheesemakers Pierre Louis and Joan are longtime friends of OITF and our farm dinner...

Upcoming Events, 2023 Tour Lopez Island, WA (San Juan Islands)
Flint Beach Ohana Farm ⛴
Jun 24, 2023

Lopez Island is a particularly beautiful place, not only because of the breathtaking ocean views along the craggy coastline or the grasslands stretching to gnarled forests on the horizon; the island’s people add...

Upcoming Events, 2023 Tour Carnation, WA (Seattle)
Oxbow Farm & Conservation Center
Jul 01, 2023

Oxbow Farm & Conservation Center grows organic vegetables, herbs and flowers on 12 of their 240 acres along the Snoqualmie River. The rest they leave as forestland for ecological restoration projects and agricultural...

Upcoming Events, 2023 Tour Carnation, WA (Seattle)
Oxbow Farm & Conservation Center
Jul 02, 2023

One night at this inspiring farm simply isn’t enough, so we are sticking around for a second day. Last year, a sprinkle of rain led us to set the table under their romantic...

Upcoming Events, 2023 Tour Coupeville, WA (Whidbey Island)
Scenic Isle Farm
Jul 06, 2023

Our good friend and famed Seattle farmer Georgie Smith from Willowood Farm recommended we visit her neighbors on Whidbey Island this year. Alix and Brandon Roos recently took over this historic property, making...

Upcoming Events, 2023 Tour Carlton, OR (Portland)
Soter Vineyards
Jul 08, 2023

It’s been a few years, but we are excited to return to Mineral Springs Ranch—the scenic home of Soter Vineyards. Tony Soter made a name for himself making wine in Napa, but now...

Upcoming Events, 2023 Tour Dayton, WA (Walla Walla)
Monteillet Fromagerie
Jul 12, 2023

We’re continuing a longtime love story, setting our table for the tenth time at Monteillet Fromagerie in Dayton, Washington—just down the way from the famed Walla Walla wine country. Peirre-Louis was born and...

Canada

International Events Vancouver, BC, Canada
UBC Farm
Jul 17, 2005

UBC Farm is a beautiful, diverse farm in the heart of Vancouver. UBC Farm supplies fresh produce to area restaurants and to a small, on site farmer’s market. UBC is also a place...

International Events Kelowna, BC, Canada
Little Creek Gardens
Aug 04, 2008

Located on scenic Lake Okanagan in British Columbia, farmers Dale Ziech and Donna Denison of Little Creek Gardens will be our hosts. Guest chefs Dana Ewart and Cameron Smith will have a wealth...

International Events Pemberton, BC, Canada
North Arm Farm
Jul 18, 2009

Araxi restaurant has been described as the best restaurant in Canada. Nothing like a good recommendation to get dinner plans moving. Outstanding In The Field tour coordinator Leah Scafe hails from B.C. Canada...

International Events Bradford, ON, Canada
Dingo Farms
Aug 11, 2009

Canada? We are in the neighborhood. Eastern Canada is new for Outstanding in the Field. We have set the table in Western Canada several times. Cowbell looks like a great restaurant (nice name)....

International Events St. Catherines, ON, Canada
Whitty Farms
Aug 12, 2010
International Events Aldergrove, BC, Canada
Glorious Organics at Fraser Common
Jul 10, 2011

For a number of years our Outstanding in the Field tour has visited University of British Columbia Farm located within the city of Vancouver. After several events UBC Farm director Mark Bomford and...

International Events St.-Joseph-du-Lac, QC, Canada
Jean-Pierre Bertrand’s Garden
Sep 03, 2011

Our first Montreal area event. Market gardener Jean Pierre Bertrand has a very small farm. He is known for growing small scale for discerning Montreal area chefs. If you have dined at Montreal’s...

International Events Oliver, BC, Canada
Covert Farm
Jul 18, 2012

Beautiful. The Okanagan region is a destination for many reasons, many or most of them food and wine. A few years back we had our long table laid out high above Lake Okanagan....

International Events Senneville, QC, Canada
Le Ferme de Zephyr at The Cleveland Morgan Estate
Aug 18, 2012
International Events Hemmingford, QC, Canada (Montreal)
La Ferme des Quatre-Temps
Aug 26, 2016

Our hosts are Jean-Martin Fortier, whose book The Market Gardener has a dedicated following worldwide; Danny Hadley, the farm’s livestock manager, and Maxime Bilet, co-writer of Modernist Cuisine who heads up La Ferme’s...

International Events Salt Spring Island, BC, Canada
Bullock Lake Farm
Jul 16, 2017

We have been setting our table at farms around British Columbia for more than ten years. Over that time, we’ve been told ‘’you should head out to Salt Spring Island’’ more than quite...

International Events Jordan, ON, Canada
Pearl Morissette
Aug 18, 2017

It’s been a few years since we set the long table in lovely Ontario, and what better venue to host our return than a stunning winery and farm just 20 minutes from Niagara...

International Events Prince Edward Island, Canada
Victoria Potato Farm
Aug 26, 2017

Potatoes are beautiful. It has probably been said by someone at some time. Maybe that’s why Mr. Potato Head has such a following. The real beauty of potatoes is the potato field, and...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour Pemberton, BC
North Arm Farm
Jul 16, 2022

A table set in lush green grass at the base of the Coast Mountains and majestic Mount Currie. This is one of our most beautiful farms to date. Trish and Jordan’s sixty acres...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour Picton, ON (Toronto / Ottawa)
Edwin County Farms
Aug 13, 2022

We will set the table in beautiful Prince Edward County for the first-time with a visit to this busy farm that is a bountiful pantry for locals and many fine Bay of Quinte...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour Hemmingford, QC (Montreal)
La Ferme des Quatre-Temps, Hemmingford
Aug 18, 2022

We were supposed to come back to La Ferme in 2020, but it’s been two years since the Canadian border was closed to us and everyone else. Now we’re beyond excited to return...

Upcoming Events, 2023 Tour Pemberton, BC
North Arm Farm
Jun 27, 2023

If you’re looking for a show-stopping view from the table, this event should be high on your list. Located in the Pemberton Valley just outside of Whistler, BC, this 54-acre farm stretches underneath...

2023 Tour, Upcoming Events Saint-Bernard-de-Lacolle, QC (Montreal)
Vignoble Camy
Aug 19, 2023

Fred Tremblay and Isabelle Leveau planted the first vines at Vignoble Camy only ten years ago, but they make wines the old fashioned way – starting in the fields, listening to nature, and...

Rockies

2022 Tour, Upcoming Events Bellevue, ID (Sun Valley / Twin Falls)
Hillside Grain
Jul 23, 2022

Amber waves of grain! This family-farmed ranch in Idaho’s Wood River Valley is outrageously beautiful and our host farmers are extraordinarily passionate about what they do. Brett Stevenson and her brothers grow many...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour Jackson, WY
Mead Ranch
Jul 26, 2022

Breathtaking views and delectable beef. We love dining at Mead Ranch. This historic property encompasses 1,500 acres of impeccably green grasslands and grazing cattle in the shadow of the Grand Tetons. The Mead...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour Jackson, WY
Mead Ranch
Jul 27, 2022

A summer meal surrounded by gorgeous views of the Grand Tetons, grazing cattle, and undulating grasslands — this is just about as good as it gets. The Mead family has been sustainably raising...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour Cedar City, UT (Zion National Park)
Red Acre Farm
Jul 30, 2022

We don’t bring our long table to Utah too often, but when we do, wow! With its kaleidoscopic, water-carved landscape of pink cliffs and lava-lamp hoodoos, it’s a trippily beautiful place! We first...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour Bailey, CO (Denver)
McArthur Gulch
Aug 09, 2022

Guest chef Kelly Whitaker is one of the most celebrated chefs in Colorado, with two James Beard awards under his belt and a spot on Bon Appetit’s Ten Best New Restaurants list in...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour Bailey, CO (Denver)
McArthur Gulch
Aug 10, 2022

A second night at this majestic spot in the Colorado Rockies. Once again, we’ll dine in a vast meadow dotted with wildflowers and surrounded by rolling hills, woodland and wildlife beneath summer skies....

2023 Tour Snowmass, CO (Aspen)
McCabe Ranch | FOOD & WINE Classic in Aspen
Jun 16, 2023

We’re celebrating the FOOD & WINE Classic in Aspen with a dinner of our own. Whether you are joining the sold-out festival or want to enjoy the festivities outside of the Grand Tasting...

Upcoming Events, 2023 Tour Wilsall, MT (Bozeman)
North Bridger Bison
Jul 15, 2023

We’ve stopped in Montana only a few times over the years. Since everyone seems to be obsessed with Kevin Costner and Yellowstone lately, we thought we would revisit the state – and the...

2023 Tour, Upcoming Events Jackson, WY
Mead Ranch
Jul 17, 2023

This is among the most beautiful table sites on our tour—and that’s saying a lot. Here, Mead Ranch cattle range on impeccably green grass beneath the towering peaks of the Grand Tetons. Brad...

Upcoming Events, 2023 Tour Aurora, CO (Denver)
Lowry Ranch
Jul 19, 2023

When Nick Trainor was 18, he set a goal to have 500 head of cattle by the time he was 30. Over the past ten years, he has expanded his business to 26,000...

Upcoming Events, 2023 Tour Colorado Springs, CO
Ranchlands at Chico Basin
Jul 22, 2023

This 90,000-acre ranch is one of the largest stretches of shortgrass prairie left in the country—and there are plenty of stunning places to set the long table among their grazing bison and cattle....

Upcoming Events, 2023 Tour Colorado Springs, CO
Ranchlands at Chico Basin
Jul 23, 2023

The mission of Ranchlands is to conserve American ranching legacy and quality of life. Siblings Tess Leach and Duke Phillips IV have taken the reins of the family business, working across the American...

Europe

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour, 2022 International Nazaré, Portugal (Lisbon)
Nazaré Harbor
Jul 04, 2022

Gorgeous and picturesque Nazaré Harbor is the site of our very first Portugal event. Nazaré is famous for having the world’s largest rideable waves nearby, and the adjacent land and waters are home...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour, 2022 International Halwill, Devon, UK
Lower Town Farm
Jul 10, 2022

Gordon Ramsey calls the meat from this farm “the best tasting meat in the world.” On this 500-year-old family farm, host farmer Matt Chatfield is a passionate and conscientious sheep farmer and a...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour, 2022 International London, UK
Sitopia Farm
Jul 16, 2022

A London-focused event has been on the OITF bucket list for quite a while now. And Sitopia Farm is just about the perfect place to do it. This urban farm is close enough...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour, 2022 International Savigny-Lès-Beaune, Burgundy, FR
Domaine Lebreuil
Jul 23, 2022

Outstanding first brought our long table to France in 2017. We really wanted to go to Burgundy, and Domaine Lebreuil welcomed us with a warm embrace that year, and several summers since. We’ve...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour, 2022 International Montlouis-sur-Loire, Loire Valley, France
Château de la Bourdaisière
Jul 28, 2022

This is our first visit to the beautiful Loire Valley, where we will set the table in the verdant grounds of the breathtaking Château de la Bourdaisière, which dates back to the 14th...

Upcoming Events, 2023 Tour Grosseto, Tuscany, IT
Tenuta San Carlo
Jul 16, 2023

Welcome to Maremma, the wildest part of Tuscany. This is the home of Etruscan coastal villages, medieval hill towns, pristine beaches and of course, Super Tuscan wines. Nestled within this wonderful, wild land...

Upcoming Events, 2023 Tour Savigny-Lès-Beaune, Burgundy, FR
Domaine Lebreuil
Jul 22, 2023

Jean-Baptiste Lebreuil spent years in wineries around the world before coming back to take over the family business, an 84-year-old winery in Burgundy. He has welcomed us into his home for several years,...

Midwest

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour Earlham, IA (Des Moines)
Grade A Gardens
Aug 13, 2022

After three years away, we’re thrilled to return to the fine state of Iowa and catch up with our friends at Grade A Gardens. At our dinner in 2018, farmer Jordan proposed to...

2022 Tour, Upcoming Events Plato, MN (Minneapolis)
Tangletown Gardens
Aug 16, 2022

This 140-acre property in the Minneapolis suburbs has become one of our favorite places to set the table over the years. Farmer Dean runs an impressive operation of flower beds, food crops, farm...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour Plato, MN (Minneapolis)
Tangletown Gardens
Aug 17, 2022

We love Tangletown Gardens so much, we’ve decided to spend two nights this year. Farmer Dean’s farm tour is always one of the most informative and inspiring of the season, and there’s plenty...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour Sister Bay, WI (Door County)
Hidden Acres Farm
Aug 21, 2022

Summer in Door County is a sight to be seen, smelled and savored. In August, Hidden Acres will be in full bloom, bursting with fragrant herbs and a colorful variety of heirloom vegetables....

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour Sister Bay, WI (Door County)
Hidden Acres Farm
Aug 22, 2022

We’re thrilled to spend two nights at this regenerative produce farm in Door County, where an abundance of heirloom vegetables and herbs grow amongst lush woods and nature preserves near the rugged shores...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour Lake Forest, IL (Chicago)
Elawa Farm Foundation
Aug 25, 2022

This majestic 16-acre property was originally developed in 1917 for the A. Watson Armour family, a distinguished family in Chicago society. We were very excited to discover it, and this is our first...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour Stoughton, WI (Madison)
Blue Moon Community Farm
Aug 27, 2022

It’s hard to believe, but the last time we were here at Blue Moon was in 2015. We’re very excited to be back again to see what Farmer Kristen and her team have...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour Stoughton, WI (Madison)
Blue Moon Community Farm
Aug 28, 2022

Rolling green hills, colorful cut flower beds, heaps of peak Summer vegetables and herbs, a drove of happy pastured pigs. This 6-acre agricultural oasis outside Madison is worthy of a second night. Especially...

2022 Tour, Chicago Area, Upcoming Events Chicago, IL
City Farm
Aug 30, 2022

Our first of two events at this urban oasis of vegetables and herbs growing in the shadow of the Chicago skyline — and our 21st to date. Ken Dunn has been converting vacant...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour, Chicago Area Chicago, IL
City Farm
Aug 31, 2022

Our second evening at this inspiring urban farm, where vibrant rows of vegetables and herbs grow smack dab in the center of the Windy City. On night two, we have guest chef Maxwell...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour, Chicago Area South Haven, MI (Chicago)
Seedling Farm
Sep 03, 2022

Farmer Pete’s 81-acre fruit farm is bursting with unusual varieties of fruits including logan berries, medlars, paw paw and blood peaches plus many types of apples made into fresh-pressed cider and vinegar. The...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour, Chicago Area South Haven, MI (Chicago)
Seedling Farm
Sep 04, 2022

Another summer evening dining amongst perfectly ripe fruit near the sunny shores of Lake Michigan. Farmer Pete grows a vast variety of unusual fruits and vegetables on his 81 acres, so it’s worth...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour, Chicago Area Buchanan, MI (Chicago)
Verdant Hollow Farms
Sep 07, 2022

Produce and pasture. You’ll find it all here in the rolling green fields of southern Michigan. Verdant Hollow Farms is home to a menagerie of milking goats, heritage pigs, Katahdin sheep, geese and...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour Ann Arbor, MI
Tantré Farm
Sep 11, 2022

Our second night at Tantré Farm, dining amongst 100 varieties of vegetables, herbs, berries, melons and flowers lovingly grown by farmers Richard and Deb. They’ve grown this place from 40 acres to 115...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour Hudson, OH (Cleveland)
Thaxton’s Organic Garlic
Sep 13, 2022

This event is as good as it gets: a table wrapped around the tall trees in the Thaxtons’ charming backyard with over twenty varieties of garlic hanging in the barn. The Thaxtons are...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour Allison Park, PA (Pittsburgh)
Goat Rodeo Farm & Dairy
Sep 15, 2022

Over 100 acres of pristine pastures and a large herd of happy grazing goats. Award-winning artisanal cheeses. And a meal from our good friend and supremely talented chef Justin Severino. This one is...

Upcoming Events, 2023 Tour Plato, MN (Minneapolis)
Tangletown Gardens
Jul 26, 2023

We learn something new about farming every time we stop by Tangletown Gardens. Farmer Dean Engelmann’s passion for earth – not just the earth, but the literal soil under our feet – strikes...

Upcoming Events, 2023 Tour Lake Forest, IL (Chicago)
Elawa Farm
Jul 28, 2023

Elawa Farm was initially developed in 1917 as a gentleman’s farm for the A. Watson Armour family. It has been restored and preserved as a unique farm-garden and historical site with a mission...

2023 Tour, Upcoming Events Dodgeville, WI (Madison)
Uplands Cheese
Jul 30, 2023

This dinner promises to be a full-fledged celebration of the steep hills and valleys of the Driftless region. At Uplands Cheese, Andy Hatch and Scott Mericka raise grass-fed cows and make seasonal, Alpine-style...

Upcoming Events, 2023 Tour Galena, IL (Dubuque / Cedar Rapids / Rockford / Davenport)
Galena Community Table
Aug 02, 2023

OITF seeks to connect us through a celebration of all that is handmade, local and personal – forging bonds between those at the table and the people and the place that helped create...

Upcoming Events, 2023 Tour South Haven, MI (Chicago)
Seedling Farm
Aug 05, 2023

There is plenty to see and taste here, and farmer Pete will give us a good look around. Our tour includes unusual varieties of fruits including loganberries, medlars, paw paw and blood peaches...

Upcoming Events, 2023 Tour Ann Arbor, MI
Tantré Farm
Aug 06, 2023

Richard, Deb, and their daughter Ariana live full time on their 115 acre farm where they grow diverse vegetable crops, run one of Michigan’s largest CSA programs, and coordinate outreach and educational programs...

Upcoming Events, 2023 Tour Hudson, OH (Cleveland)
Thaxton’s Organic Garlic
Aug 08, 2023

Chris and Fred Thaxton have been growing organic garlic and crops for over twenty years, and we’ve been visiting them for at least half that long. Our Tour Crew looks forward each year...

Northeast

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour South Coventry, PA (Philadelphia)
Kneehigh Farm & Kitchen Garden Textiles
Jul 17, 2022

Knee High Farm is a women-owned and operated farm in eastern Pennsylvania focused on employing and empowering women in agriculture while creating a stronger, more resilient local community through food. Here, Farmer Emma...

2022 Tour, Upcoming Events Damariscotta, ME (Portland)
Glidden Pt. Oyster Farms
Jul 21, 2022

Maine is a magical place. Ancient oaks and firs mingle with rocky beaches, sparkling seas and sunny summer skies. Not to mention many different varieties of succulent seafood, including oysters—which we’ll taste at...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour Bowdoinham, ME (Portland)
Dandelion Spring Farm
Jul 23, 2022

Dandelion Spring Farm is home to rows of tender greens, vegetables, cut flowers and herbs, which means there’s lots of pretty spots to place the table — and lots of goodies for our...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour Stowe, VT
Sage Farm Goat Dairy & The Market Garden School
Jul 25, 2022

This family-run micro-dairy in the mountainous town of Stowe is intentionally small, producing award-winning cheeses from happy, healthy Alpine goats. Farmer Katie milks the goats and Molly crafts all sorts of cheeses with...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour Sharon Springs, NY (Albany)
Beekman 1802
Jul 28, 2022

It’s been a few years since we’ve set the table at this gorgeous farm property in upstate New York and we are thrilled to be welcomed back by our hosts Josh and Brent....

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour Great Barrington, MA (The Berkshires)
Indian Line Farm
Jul 30, 2022

The Berkshires are outstandingly beautiful: rolling green hills, sparkling streams, lush forests, and mystic morning fog. Tucked away within all that beauty is Indian Line Farm, a 17-acre oasis of certified naturally grown...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour Exeter, RI (Providence)
Wild Harmony Farm
Aug 07, 2022

Farmers Ben and Rachael raise cows, chickens and pigs as close to the “wild” as possible: they roam freely through acres of lush pastures dotted with wildflowers and thick woodlands. This is a...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour Chilmark, MA (Martha's Vineyard)
Grey Barn (BYOB)
Aug 10, 2022

Grey Barn is a team effort: the creamery team; the livestock and forages team; the bakery team; the veggies, flowers and herbs team. Together they contribute their knowledge, passion and hard work to...

2022 Tour, Upcoming Events Duxbury, MA (Boston)
Eagles Nest Point
Aug 13, 2022

A long, winding table carved into the coastline of Duxbury Bay. Succulent oysters plucked from the sea beyond our seats. Multiple glasses of sparkling wine. All that, plus one of the finest sunsets...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour Duxbury, MA (Boston)
Eagles Nest Point
Aug 14, 2022

Another night of slurping oysters and quaffing crisp wines along Duxbury Bay. Another opportunity to join host extrordinaire CJ for a wade into the waters at low tide to get a peep of...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour Brookline, MA (Boston)
Allandale Farm
Aug 16, 2022

This is Boston’s oldest working farm and host farmer Helen works hard to keep its agricultural history alive and well. We’ve spent many summer evenings dining amongst their myriad organic vegetables, herbs and...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour Dover, MA (Boston)
Powisset Farm
Aug 20, 2022

Powisset Farm is a three centuries-old agricultural landscape dotted with beautifully maintained barns, wooded wetlands, and a lively group of farm animals. It’s the kind of farm where time stops on a mid-Summer...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour Ridgefield, CT
The Hickories
Aug 27, 2022

This is one of our most beloved stops on the tour — so we’re always sure to stay two nights. There’s plenty to see, after all. And farmer (and former poet!) Dina Brewster...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour Ridgefield, CT
The Hickories
Aug 28, 2022

An idyllic place to dine. Garden beds bursting with peak summer produce, herds of happy sheep grazing in the farm’s rolling green pastures, trees heavy with ripe fruit. And then there’s the trout...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour Brooklyn, NY
Brooklyn Grange at Sunset Park
Aug 30, 2022

Brooklyn Grange is one of the first rooftop farms in the country. And this 3.2-acre Sunset Park location is their newest venture — where an abundance of vegetables, herbs, flowers, and honeybees is...

2022 Tour, Upcoming Events Brooklyn, NY
Brooklyn Grange at the Navy Yard
Aug 31, 2022

Blooming flowers, tomato vines, and fragrant herbs. Forests of kale, collards, and chard. The lively sound of bees buzzing and chickens squawking. All in the smack dab of downtown Brooklyn. We first set...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour Brooklyn, NY
Brooklyn Grange at the Navy Yard
Sep 01, 2022

Our Brooklyn Grange dinners are always some of the first to sell out, so we make sure to spend several nights here. Especially when there’s so many brilliant New York City chefs to...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour Sagaponack, NY (The Hamptons)
Sagaponack Farm Distillery at Foster Farm
Sep 04, 2022

Night one at this hidden Hamptons gem, where the Foster family tends to 200+ acres of potatoes, vegetables, and grain. They also have a really cool collection of beautifully restored antique farm vehicles,...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour Sagaponack, NY (The Hamptons)
Sagaponack Farm Distillery at Foster Farm
Sep 05, 2022

Before the Hamptons became a world-famous summer beach destination, it was home to a wealth of potato farms — and the Fosters are some of the only remaining potato farmers on Long Island....

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour Pennington, NJ (Princeton)
Blue Moon Acres
Sep 10, 2022

Rice in New Jersey? Yep, it grows here at Blue Moon Acres farm in the rural eastern edge of the Garden State, along with a diverse salad bowl of micro-greens. Jim and Kathy...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour Pennington, NJ (Princeton)
Blue Moon Acres
Sep 11, 2022

As food writer Florence Fabricant of the New York Times recently wrote: “California and South Carolina are the usual sources for American-grown rice, but you can add New Jersey to the list.” Blue...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour Island Beach State Park, NJ
Island Beach State Park
Sep 14, 2022

OITF’s first event on a New Jersey beach! Our guest chefs will gather their harvest from the fields of the Garden State and seafood from the Atlantic Ocean to create the meal for...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour Perkasie, PA (Philadelphia / Allentown)
Blooming Glen Farm
Sep 17, 2022

We’ve been coming to this 40-acre farm in beautiful Bucks County since 2011. The place is overflowing with fresh vegetables, fruits, flowers and herbs, and our table here is often one of the...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour Perkasie, PA (Philadelphia / Allentown)
Blooming Glen Farm
Sep 18, 2022

Blooming flowers, bountiful rows of vegetables and fruits, gorgeous green fields laced with corn, cover crops and wildflowers. This 40-acre farm in Bucks County is a dreamy place to dine. A place like...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour Philadelphia, PA
FarmerJawn at Elkins Estate
Sep 22, 2022

FarmerJawn follows regenerative farming practices that concentrate on soil health to produce healthy food. But Farmer Christa Barfield’s vision is much bigger than that. The vision is to better the health of folks...

Upcoming Events, 2023 Tour Geneva, NY (Finger Lakes)
The North Farm
Aug 12, 2023

The North Farm, on the shores of Seneca Lake, is pretty hard to beat when it comes to beauty. It has golden grasses, a picturesque barn and wildflowers dotting the walking paths. The...

Upcoming Events, 2023 Tour Stowe, VT
Sage Farm Goat Dairy
Aug 19, 2023

We have been coming to this gorgeous part of the country for quite a few years now and this family-run micro-dairy in Stowe is among our very favorite stops. Molly Prindell and her...

Upcoming Events, 2023 Tour Bowdoinham, ME (Portland)
Dandelion Spring Farm
Aug 23, 2023

Farmer Beth Schiller likes to work in the margins. If you walk with her down the flower-lined farm road, around her pond and past the vegetable gardens, she will point out all the...

Upcoming Events, 2023 Tour Sharon, MA (Boston)
Moose Hill Farm
Aug 26, 2023

Moose Hill is the second highest point between Boston and Providence, and it happens to look out at a spectacular view of the first: Great Blue Hill. It has been an agricultural site...

Upcoming Events, 2023 Tour Sharon, MA (Boston)
Moose Hill Farm
Aug 27, 2023

These views are too good to stay for just one night, so we are back at Moose Hill Farm for round two. This historic cattle farm spans 347 acres of restored woodlands and...

Upcoming Events, 2023 Tour Stonington, CT
Stone Acres Farm
Aug 29, 2023

Jim met Dan Meiser at the Hickories in 2021, and decided to swing by his farm the next day. After thirty seconds on this 200-year-old estate, he knew we had to host an...

Upcoming Events, 2023 Tour Jamestown, RI (Providence)
Watson Farm with 401 Oyster Co.
Aug 31, 2023

The Watson Farm is a historic 265 acre farm in the Narragansett Bay. After five generations, the Watson family bequeathed it to the New England Historic Society with the stipulation that this beautiful...

Upcoming Events, 2023 Tour Ridgefield, CT
The Hickories
Sep 02, 2023

Farmer Dina has welcomed the OITF culinary caravan to The Hickories for nearly ten years. The wandering whimsy of OITF is a perfect match for the once-city-poet-become-country-farmer. Dina’s poetry is now in the...

2023 Tour, Upcoming Events New York, NY
Governors Island with Billion Oyster Project ⛴
Sep 06, 2023

Join us in the heart of the New York Harbor on Governors Island. These 172 acres are home to transformative public art, open parkland, educational programming, and climate research. We’ll spend the afternoon...

Upcoming Events, 2023 Tour East Hampton, NY (The Hamptons)
Fireplace Farm
Sep 09, 2023

Oliver and Maxwell Ryan own and oversee this beautiful beachfront land, in partnership with Farmer Paul Hamilton. In addition to breathtaking views of the Gardiners Bay, this farm has a wonderful and mysterious...

Upcoming Events, 2023 Tour East Hampton, NY (The Hamptons)
Fireplace Farm
Sep 10, 2023

Jason Weiner is our most veteran guest chef in the field kitchen, and he continues to impress us every time. This summer, we’re meeting up with him in the Hamptons at his good...

Upcoming Events, 2023 Tour Perkasie, PA (Philadelphia)
Blooming Glen Farm
Sep 13, 2023

Tom Murtha gives one of the country’s best farm tours, but last year he gained some stiff competition—from his daughter Dakota when she hopped on the box in honor of our tenth event...

Upcoming Events, 2023 Tour Elkins Park, PA (Philadelphia)
FarmerJawn at Elkins Estate
Sep 16, 2023

We met Christa Barfield last year on Elkins Estate, where she charmed us with her approach to organic farming, civil rights leadership, and food sovereignty. After quitting her career in healthcare five years...

Upcoming Events, 2023 Tour Lancaster, PA
Lancaster Community Table
Sep 17, 2023

We’re setting the long table just outside the Lancaster Central Market, the oldest continuously running farmers market in the US, and featuring local makers from across the region in our table settings. This...

Mid-Atlantic

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour Clarksburg, MD (Washington DC / Baltimore)
Burnt Hill Farm
Sep 19, 2022

It’s a rare opportunity to dine between the vines in the Piedmont Plateau — which is why we’re staying three nights. We’re thrilled to have another opportunity to stroll through their 117 acres...

2022 Tour, Upcoming Events Upperville, VA (Washington DC)
Ayrshire Farm
Sep 21, 2022

We first visited Ayrshire Farm in 2009 and we’ve been back many times since. Our friends at Ayrshire raise many rare breeds of livestock including White Park cattle and Gloucester Old Spot pigs,...

Upcoming Events, 2023 Tour Clarksburg, MD (Washington DC / Baltimore)
Burnt Hill Farm
Sep 22, 2023

Burnt Hill Farm is just outside of Washington, DC, but it feels like a different country. Flaxen hillsides, roaming woodland hogs and endless rows of native American wine grapes create a landscape of...

Upcoming Events, 2023 Tour Clarksburg, MD (Washington DC / Baltimore)
Burnt Hill Farm?
Sep 23, 2023

This will be our second night on this 117 acre biodynamic farm, vineyard and winery. In addition to their ambitious natural wines, the passionate team at Burnt Hill raises woodland hogs, honey bees...

Upcoming Events, 2023 Tour Clarksburg, MD (Washington DC / Baltimore)
Burnt Hill Farm
Sep 24, 2023

We finish off our mini-residency on the wild hillside farmed by Andrew Baker, Lisa Hinton and Ashli Johnson. Once again we’ll enjoy a range of their uniquely American wines while gazing out at...

South / Southwest

2022 Winter Tour, Upcoming Events Folsom, LA (New Orleans)
Bartlett Farm
Feb 05, 2022

Cross the 23-mile causeway over Lake Pontchartrain from New Orleans and you can find yourself in John and Nancy Bartlett’s bountiful oasis of flower fields and vegetable beds. We first came to Bartlett...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Winter Tour Phoenix, AZ
Pinnacle Farms
Feb 15, 2022

Pinnacle Farms is a wonderful place to dine outdoors. We may choose to set the table in their lush golden fields of heritage grains, or perhaps the fragrant citrus grove, the blossoming fruit...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour Matthews, NC (Charlotte)
Renfrow Farms
Sep 24, 2022

Renfrow Farms and its sister business Renfrow Hardware encompass more than 100 years of history and five generations of family business. The store opened in 1900 and the 9-acre farm was birthed in...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour, New 2022 Events Charleston, SC
Joseph Fields Farm
Sep 28, 2022

Farmers Joseph and Helen Fields will host us at their 50 acre organic farm on John’s Island, where they grow for several local farmers markets. Joseph, a third generation farmer, was born and...

2022 Tour, Upcoming Events Nashville, TN
Bells Bend Farms
Oct 01, 2022

This 40-acre farm is just a stone’s throw from downtown Nashville, even though its rolling pastures, cropland and forests feels like a countryside escape. Bells Bend Farms is the result of community members...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour Nashville, TN
Bells Bend Farms
Oct 02, 2022

We last visited beautiful Bells Bend Farms in 2013, so we’re setting the table twice this year to make up for lost time. Eric and Tyler’s 40-acre farm is so close to Nashville...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour Oxford, MS
Oxford Community Table
Oct 09, 2022

Our community table events create a unique platform to celebrate the local talent of an area and truly tell the story of a place. For this event, we’ll transform a bustling Oxford street...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour Folsom, LA (New Orleans)
Bartlett Farm
Oct 12, 2022

We always get a warm welcome here. Since our first visit to Bartlett Farm in 2014, Farmer John and his Mom, Nancy, have become like family. We usually come to NOLA on OITF’s...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour Dallas, TX
Bonton Farms
Oct 15, 2022

Not too long ago, this South Dallas neighborhood was a food desert. Now it’s home to several urban gardens, a food market, café and coffee house — plus a 40-acre farm that supplies...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour Dallas, TX
Bonton Farms
Oct 16, 2022

We were slated to go to Bonton for the first time in 2020 with Chef Chad Houser lined up for the field kitchen. That didn’t happen. When the bus finally rolled into town...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour Hempstead, TX (Houston)
Blackwood Educational Land Institute
Oct 18, 2022

Blackwood is a non-profit, 33-acre teaching farm with a variety of crops, medicinal herbs, laying hens, and honey bees. Their mission is to model how regenerative agriculture practices can positively impact the planet...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour Hempstead, TX (Houston)
Blackwood Educational Land Institute
Oct 19, 2022

Night two at this inspiring 33-acre educational farm where host farmer Cath Conlon and her team tend to a variety of vegetables, fruits, laying hens and apiaries. The farm calls itself a “living...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour Luck, TX (Austin)
TerraPurezza at Luck, Texas
Oct 22, 2022

Bring your bandanas. Luck is Willie Nelson’s place. Usually folks come here to listen to great live music. We’re beyond tickled to bring our table to the Farm Aid pioneer’s own spread to...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour Luck, TX (Austin)
TerraPurezza at Luck, Texas
Oct 23, 2022

Our second evening in the wide open, rolling grasslands of Texas Hill Country. Built in 1985 for the film “Red Headed Stranger,” Luck, TX is an Old West movie town located in Willie...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour Austin, TX
Boggy Creek Farm
Oct 25, 2022

Boggy Creek is a charming urban farm we have been coming back to again and again for more than a decade. As boom times bring changes to Austin, it’s nice to know you...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour Floresville, TX (San Antonio)
Peeler Farms
Oct 29, 2022

This 3,000-acre ranch in South Texas is home to hundreds of Wagyu cattle, goats, sheep, horses and water buffalo who happily graze on green and golden pastures. There’s also a few real life...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour Phoenix, AZ
Pinnacle Farms
Nov 05, 2022

This is our fifth year at Pinnacle Farm, and we are so in awe of Farmer Janna Anderson. Pinnacle Farm has abundant shade and a gorgeous view of South Mountain from the table....

Upcoming Events, 2023 Tour Wadmalaw Island, SC (Charleston)
Barrier Island Oyster Co.
Sep 29, 2023

The city of Charleston is so charming and the draw of Lowcountry oysters is so strong that we’ve decided to come a day early for another night at Barrier Island Oyster Co. with...

Upcoming Events, 2023 Tour Wadmalaw Island, SC (Charleston)
Barrier Island Oyster Co.
Sep 30, 2023

Charleston has become a must-visit American city partly because of its explosive local food scene. Certainly, the charming architecture, cobblestone streets and amazing waterfront don’t hurt either. We’re setting the table just south...

Upcoming Events, 2023 Tour Mansfield, GA (Atlanta)
Love is Love Cooperative Farm
Oct 04, 2023

This is one of our favorites. Our fruitful relationship with farmers Joe and Judith started out many years ago and we have been coming back to set our table here ever since. Love...

Upcoming Events, 2023 Tour Lebanon, TN (Nashville)
Wedge Oak Farm
Oct 07, 2023

It’s been a while since we last visited Karen Overton and her family at Wedge Oak Farm. Our first trip there was about ten years ago, when Karen immediately asked Seth to guide...

Upcoming Events, 2023 Tour Dallas, TX
Bonton Farms
Oct 12, 2023

We’re back for the third year in a row with this incredible mashup of inspirational chef and site. Before Daron Babcock started Bonton Farms, this area of South Dallas was devoid of any...

Upcoming Events, 2023 Tour Austin, TX
Boggy Creek Farm
Oct 14, 2023

Boggy Creek holds a lot of history for both Austin’s farming community and OITF. We visited on our first cross country tour in 2005, when the future of OITF was feeling uncertain at...

2023 Tour, Upcoming Events Austin, TX
Boggy Creek Farm
Oct 15, 2023

We love the Sayle family and the historic farmhouse at Boggy Creek so much, we’re sticking around for a second night. We also can’t leave Austin without getting some really great BBQ, so...

Upcoming Events, 2023 Tour Floresville, TX (San Antonio)
Peeler Farms
Oct 18, 2023

The Peeler family has been in the cattle business for over 100 years. Their 3,000-acre ranch is home to hundreds of Wagyu cattle, goats, sheep, horses and water buffalo who happily graze on...

Upcoming Events, 2023 Tour Phoenix, AZ
Pinnacle Farms
Oct 21, 2023

Janna Anderson is a first generation farmer, but her land carries a long history. Pinnacle Farms’ fragrant lemon, grapefruit and orange orchards carry on the long-held tradition of citrus farming in the Southwest,...

California | Fall

2022 Tour, Upcoming Events Stewarts Point, CA (Sonoma County)
Richardson Ranch
Oct 01, 2022

Richardson Ranch encompasses 50,000 acres of redwood forest, pastureland, and shoreline — plus a 25-acre Pinot Noir vineyard on a bluff overlooking the ocean. It’s also home to the state’s oldest redwood: a...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour Santa Cruz, CA (Monterey Bay Area)
Happy Valley Farm
Oct 05, 2022

The field that started it all. This beautiful apple orchard belongs to OITF founder Jim Denevan’s brother Bill and Jim spent many seasons here thinning apples, collecting brush and picking fruit as a...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour San Gregorio, CA (San Francisco Bay Area)
Secret Sea Cave
Oct 07, 2022

This dinner promises to be a delightful mix of mystery and familiarity. We’re no strangers to a secret beach setting, but as the name of this event suggests, we’re setting the table in...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour Pescadero, CA (San Francisco Bay Area)
Secret Sea Cove
Oct 08, 2022

A pristine beach typically inaccessible by foot. The soundtrack of seabirds, ebbing waves and a gently flowing stream. A few cows grazing on the bluffs overhead. Platter after platter of thoughtfully prepared seafood...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour Pescadero, CA (San Francisco Bay Area)
Secret Sea Cove
Oct 09, 2022

It’s a lot of work schlepping tables and chairs across the sand, but it’s well worth the effort. This quiet cove has seen a few tables over the years — and there’s usually...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour Lompoc, CA (Santa Barbara)
Ampelos Cellars
Oct 12, 2022

Guest chef Clark Staub loves cooking in the field kitchen. He’s always up for anything – ask him about ferrying all his ingredients out to a sand spit in Morro Bay for dinner...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour Los Angeles, CA
Wattles Farm
Oct 15, 2022

Even native Los Angelenos don’t know about this place. Who would ever think a secret urban garden exists a few blocks from Hollywood Boulevard, just around the corner from the famous handprints at...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour Malibu, CA
Malibu Pier
Oct 20, 2022

This iconic pier on the Malibu coast was built in 1905 and is a well-loved landmark of California surf culture. It’s also quite a lovely place to dine. From the table, you’ll enjoy...

2022 Tour, Upcoming Events Malibu, CA
Thorne Family Farm
Oct 22, 2022

Larry Thorne’s farm in the Malibu hills produces an abundance of vegetables, fruits, berries and flowers. Look one way and you’ll see several kinds of citrus. Turn around and you’ll find vegetables of...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour Malibu, CA
Thorne Family Farm
Oct 23, 2022

Make a turn off Highway 1 and head uphill. Soon you’ll find yourself in a world that feels miles away from famous beaches and seaside mansions. This is the Thornes’ place, a 25-acre...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour Thermal, CA (Palm Springs)
Flying Disc Ranch
Oct 25, 2022

We can’t wait to get back to the garden. Robert and his dates and citrus make regular appearances at Outstanding’s table at Coachella. After the enforced hiatus, this year was our seventh gig...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour San Diego, CA
Tuna Harbor Dock
Oct 27, 2022

A dinner on a dock is a unique opportunity to put fisherpeople at the forefront – highlighting the work they do in the physical space where they do it. The wharf where we’ll...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour Aguanga, CA (San Diego / Los Angeles)
Temecula Olive Oil Co.
Oct 29, 2022

The table in the grove at Temecula is among our most beautiful. It seems like every tree has been shaped to provide the most beautiful possible dining site. There is actually some truth...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour Aguanga, CA (San Diego / Los Angeles)
Temecula Olive Oil Co.
Oct 30, 2022

Olive green. You see it everywhere here, including the farm-fashionable clothing of host farmer Thom. So much love and care goes into this farm. It’s really one of the most well cared for...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour San Simeon, CA (Central California Coast)
Hearst Ranch
Nov 02, 2022

One of our most beautiful table sites. Last year was our first visit to the Hearst Ranch. Two consecutive nights brought extraordinary weather and views — warm, windless skies and a historic castle...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour San Simeon, CA (Central California Coast)
Hearst Ranch
Nov 03, 2022

Here, at one of the biggest of ranches in the USA at 83,000 acres, there is a stunning range of places to set a table, from the ocean side to the mountain top....

2022 Tour, Upcoming Events Big Sur, CA
Big Sur Secret Location
Nov 05, 2022

The hilltop table set above the clouds in Big Sur is an extraordinary and unforgettable experience. Anticipation builds during the steep climb to the dinner site. Upon arrival, the effort is well rewarded....

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour Big Sur, CA
Big Sur Secret Location
Nov 06, 2022

Every chef wants to cook at Big Sur. Adam Dulye, who has joined us in several states and a few countries, finally gets his turn. This is as far as you can get...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour Jenner, CA (Sonoma County)
Markegard Family Grass-Fed
Nov 11, 2022

We return to Markegard Family Grass-Fed for an autumn meal in their lush pastures overlooking the Sonoma coast. Erik and Doniga Markegard are deeply dedicated and knowledgeable ranchers and it’s a joy to...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour, New 2022 Events Sausalito, CA (San Francisco Bay Area)
Sausalito Waterfront with Heath Ceramics
Nov 13, 2022

Take a seat at almost any restaurant in San Francisco, and chances are that you’ll be eating your dinner off the simple, elegant, and impeccably well-made plateware from Heath Ceramics. We’ve been serving...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour, New 2022 Events Pescadero, CA (San Francisco Bay Area)
Pie Ranch
Nov 20, 2022

It wouldn’t be a complete Outstanding in the Field season without our annual last-dinner-of-the-year foraging feast at the iconic Pie Ranch in Pescadero. Stomping around the woods this time of year can uncover...

LA Food Bowl, Upcoming Events, 2023 Tour Hollywood, CA
Wattles Farm with L.A. Times Food Bowl
Sep 03, 2023

This community garden still contains century-old citrus and avocado trees from when it was part of the hillside estate of Gurdon Wattles. Now, those trees line garden paths winding between colorful community plots...

Upcoming Events, 2023 Tour, LA Food Bowl Malibu, CA
Malibu Pier with L.A. Times Food Bowl
Sep 08, 2023

The Malibu Pier is a dream. Our table stretches down wind-worn wooden planks, seagulls surfing the breezes overhead while surfers ride the waves below. The iconic white towers have been a beacon for...

LA Food Bowl, Upcoming Events, 2023 Tour Carpinteria, CA (Santa Barbara)
Coleman Family Farms with L.A. Times Food Bowl
Sep 16, 2023

We stopped at Coleman Family Farms on our first traveling tour in 2003, setting our first table in Southern California in their rows of famous greens. This farm isn’t just important to the...

Upcoming Events, 2023 Tour Aguanga, CA (San Diego / Los Angeles)
Temecula Olive Oil Co.
Oct 24, 2023

We’ve been coming to Temecula Olive Oil Company since 2013 (sometimes a few times a year), and every time we pull into the dusty driveway, we feel like we’re coming home. Thom, Nancy...

Upcoming Events, 2023 Tour Malibu, CA
Malibu Pier
Oct 25, 2023

Peaceful crashing waves, green hills rolling down to the shoreline and panoramic ocean views – the Malibu Pier is a dream dining destination. We will set the table along the rough-hewn planks of...

Upcoming Events, 2023 Tour Santa Maria, CA (Santa Barbara)
Rancho Sisquoc
Oct 26, 2023

Stepping onto this cattle ranch winery feels a little bit like stepping back into time. Rugged hillsides dotted with cows frame rows of grapevines leading up to the ranch’s historic barn and the...

Upcoming Events, 2023 Tour Big Sur, CA
Big Sur Secret Location
Oct 28, 2023

It’s impossible not to marvel at the views of the Pacific from up in these coastal mountains, where we set the table on a ridge line above the clouds. The drive up always...

2023 Tour, Upcoming Events Big Sur, CA
Big Sur Secret Location
Oct 29, 2023

This location is a secret we love to share. This grass-fed cattle ranch with panoramic views up and down California’s Central Coast is one of our favorite sites, and certainly one of the...

Upcoming Events, 2023 Tour Pescadero, CA (San Francisco Bay Area)
Secret Sea Cove
Nov 03, 2023

We’re kicking off a fall series of dinners at our favorite stretch of California shoreline. We can’t wait to see where on the beach we end up placing the table; maybe somewhere near...

Upcoming Events, 2023 Tour Pescadero, CA (San Francisco Bay Area)
Secret Sea Cove
Nov 04, 2023

We love this secret beach because it has a little bit of everything. It’s accessed through a historic farm, where the fields stretch to the edges of bluffs overlooking sandy coves and tidepools....

Upcoming Events, 2023 Tour Marshall, CA (Marin County)
Hog Island Oyster Co.
Nov 08, 2023

Hog Island Oyster Company is high on the must-stop-to-eat list when our new Tour Crew arrives in the Bay Area each spring. They offer a taste of Northern California’s finest seafood (including, of...

Upcoming Events, 2023 Tour Stewarts Point, CA (Sonoma County)
Richardson Ranch
Nov 11, 2023

This family-owned historic timber and cattle ranch rarely allows outside visitors, so we are honored to be invited back for a second year to set the table in their pastures on the craggy...

Upcoming Events, 2023 Tour Mt. Tamalpais, CA
Mt. Tamalpais
Nov 16, 2023

This stunning site never ceases to amaze. Whether we’re cliffside looking at the clouds over the redwoods or staring straight down to the Pacific on a sunny day, the views are nothing short...

Upcoming Events, 2023 Tour Sausalito, CA (San Francisco Bay Area)
Sausalito Waterfront with Heath Ceramics
Nov 18, 2023

Regardless of where we set it, we serve the long table with family-style platters from Heath Ceramics. They hold the abundance of each farm feast in style. As we wind down our tour...

Upcoming Events, 2023 Tour Pescadero, CA (San Francisco Bay Area)
Pie Ranch
Nov 19, 2023

Every year, we finish out the summer tour season with a foraging dinner at Pie Ranch. Our host forager and king of mushrooms, Todd Spanier, will take us on a tour of the...

Africa

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour, 2022 International Accra, Ghana
Hendy Farms Mango Orchard
Nov 11, 2022

Our second-ever event in Africa is a very special one. In the field kitchen, we host Chef Fatmata Binta, the passionate woman behind Ghana’s Dine On A Mat, where she cooks up modern...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour, 2022 International Fes, Morocco
Noor Fés Olive Estate
Nov 19, 2022

A desert oasis in the olive groves, the buzz of a local festival, wafting fragrances in the air, and the dusty green and deep purple olive trees contrasting with the vibrant hues of...

Upcoming Events, 2023 Tour Stellenbosch, South Africa (Cape Town)
Kleinood Farm & Winery
Nov 11, 2023

Kleinood Farm & Winery was our first-ever table in Africa last year, and we haven’t stopped thinking about it. This little farm grows wine grapes and olive trees on the side of Helderberg...

Bahamas

Upcoming Events, 2023 Winter Tour Nassau, Bahamas
Lighthouse Beach on Paradise Island
Jan 13, 2023

We will be setting the table at Lighthouse Beach on Paradise Island in Nassau, a gorgeous spit of green grasses and white-gold sand jutting out into the variegated turquoise and blue waters of...

Hawaii

Upcoming Events, 2023 Winter Tour Kaneohe, HI (Honolulu)
Kualoa Ranch
Jan 28, 2023

Wow. We pinch ourselves every time we get the chance to return to Kualoa Ranch. This spectacular slice of land on the windward coast of O’ahu was once a place of refuge for...

2024 Winter Tour, Upcoming Events Kailua-Kona, HI (Island of Hawai'i)
Kona Sea Salt Farm
Jan 12, 2024

We’re beginning our Winter Tour with spectacular sunset views. The Kona Sea Salt Farm is set on the westernmost point of the Big Island’s volcanic coastline, at Keāhole Point. The unique combination of...

Upcoming Events, 2024 Winter Tour Kaneohe, HI (O'ahu)
Kualoa Ranch
Jan 14, 2024

Stepping onto the stunning grounds of Kualoa Ranch feels like going back in time, or into the world of Jurassic Park (probably because the movie was filmed there). Between the grassy hillsides where...

Florida

2022 Winter Tour, Upcoming Events Loxahatchee Groves, FL (Palm Beach County)
Holman’s Harvest
Jan 14, 2022

This family-run permaculture farm outside West Palm Beach is home to 15 acres of organically grown salad greens, vegetables, tropical fruits and a flock of pastured hens. Farmers Marty and Liza Holman care...

2022 Winter Tour, Upcoming Events Loxahatchee Groves, FL (Palm Beach County)
Holman’s Harvest
Jan 15, 2022

Lush beds of organically grown vegetables, tropical fruit trees heavy with ripe winter fruit, a flock of free-running pastured hens. That’s about as good as it gets. Holman’s Harvest is an inspiring place...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Winter Tour Big Pine Key, FL
Grimal Grove
Jan 16, 2022

This beautiful tropical fruit grove and botanical garden has quite the history in the Florida Keys. Adolf Grimal built Grimal Grove on Big Pine Key in the 1950s, planting a vast assortment of...

2022 Winter Tour, Upcoming Events Punta Gorda, FL
Worden Farm
Jan 23, 2022

This 85-acre organic farm in South Florida grows a huge variety of greens, roots, shoots, fruiting vegetables, flowers and herbs. That’s a lot of pretty places to choose from when it comes to...

2022 Winter Tour, Upcoming Events Tampa, FL
Sweetwater Organic Community Farm
Jan 27, 2022

Sweetwater Organic Community Farm is a six-acre parcel of overflowing goodness in the suburbs of Tampa. Here, along Sweetwater Creek, farmer Chris Kenrick and his crew grow organic vegetables and herbs, sharing the...

2022 Winter Tour, Upcoming Events Ocoee, Florida (Orlando)
Lake Meadow Naturals
Jan 29, 2022

This event marks ten years of long table dinners at this friendly farm of pastured laying hens. After COVID kept us away last year, it’s about time we check in on our old...

2022 Winter Tour, Upcoming Events Ocoee, Florida (Orlando)
Lake Meadow Naturals
Jan 30, 2022

A fragrant orange grove, a couple of charming farmers, and a friendly flock of egg-laying fowl. All that plus a meal from guest chefs Albert DeSue and Mike Camacho of Mockingbird to the...

Upcoming Events, 2023 Winter Tour Loxahatchee Groves, FL (West Palm Beach)
Holman’s Harvest
Jan 16, 2023

An abundance of organic salad greens, tropical fruit trees and pastured hens pecking through lush green fields. This family-run farm provides ample places to dine and an inspiring story to boot. Farmers Marty...

2023 Winter Tour, Upcoming Events Anna Maria Island, FL (Sarasota)
Anna Maria Island
Jan 22, 2023

This 7-mile stretch of white sand beaches and turquoise waters is spectacularly beautiful and beaming with Old Florida charm. You’ll feel your shoulders relax the moment you arrive here, and once you dig...

Upcoming Events, 2023 Winter Tour Tampa, FL
Sweetwater Organic Community Farm
Jan 26, 2023

Chris Kenrick’s six-acre farm in Tampa is beaming with life and overflowing with all sorts of organically grown vegetables and herbs. It’s also home to the area’s oldest-running CSA program and farmer’s market,...

Upcoming Events, 2023 Winter Tour Oviedo, FL (Orlando)
BigDaddy’s Farm
Jan 28, 2023

Rex Clonts is a fifth-generation farmer who grew up here in Oviedo, a charming town populated by chickens that freely roam the streets. Rex’s grand-dad was the original Big Daddy, who moved his...

Upcoming Events, 2024 Winter Tour Ocoee, FL (Orlando)
Lake Meadow Naturals
Jan 20, 2024

After a year away, we’re so excited to return to Lake Meadow Naturals! Farmer Dale Volkert, perennially dressed in a pair of Carhartt overalls, knows more about chicken eggs than any one person...

Upcoming Events, 2024 Winter Tour Anna Maria Island, FL (Sarasota)
Bradenton Beach on Anna Maria Island
Jan 21, 2024

On Anna Maria Island, sugar-white sand and cerulean waters stretch for miles. The charming towns are dotted with fishing piers, quaint family-owned shops and cafes mixed in with colorful beach cottages. While we’ve...

Upcoming Events, 2024 Winter Tour Loxahatchee Groves, FL (West Palm Beach)
Holman’s Harvest
Jan 27, 2024

Venture just down the road from the vintage glamor of Palm Beach and become surrounded by the rich green of tropical fruit orchards and the gentle clucking sound of contented chickens at Holman’s...

Upcoming Events, 2024 Winter Tour Homestead, FL (Miami)
Paradise Farms
Jan 28, 2024

We love this slice of paradise just outside of the bustle of Miami. Once an abandoned avocado grove, Paradise Farms is now a vibrant home to a variety of carefully tended specialty greens,...

Alabama

Upcoming Events, 2024 Winter Tour Bayou La Batre, AL (New Orleans / Mobile)
Murder Point Oyster Co.
Feb 03, 2024

Murder Point gets its name from a legendary homicide over an oyster license. This was long before these namesake bivalves were grown there, but fans will still say Murder Points are worth killing...

Mexico

International Events Sayulita, Mexico (Puerto Vallarta)
Sayulita Sea Cove
Feb 21, 2016

We’re going to Mexico! Come with us to a secret beach, off the beaten path, where we will set the table near the calm, lapping waves. Chef Calixto Gattás will prepare a feast...

International Events Oaxaca, Mexico
Mezcal Real Minero
Jan 19, 2019

Oaxaca is the capital of mezcal. As complex and nuanced as fine wine, mezcal can be made with more than three dozen types of agave, each contributing its own flavor to the finished...

International Events San Miguel d'Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico
Vinedo San Miguel
Jan 26, 2019

We cannot wait to return to San Miguel de Allende, where we’ll be setting our long table this January at a new central highlands locale — a beautiful vineyard property just 10 minutes...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Winter Tour, New 2021 Events Oaxaca, MX
Mezcal Real Minero
Jan 18, 2022

Oaxaca is the capital of mezcal. As complex and nuanced as fine wine, mezcal can be made with more than three dozen types of agave, each contributing its own flavor to the finished...

2022 Winter Tour, Upcoming Events Xochimilco Floating Gardens, Mexico City, MX
Arca Tierra
Jan 20, 2022

When we first visited Mexico City in January 2020, we were captivated by the chinampas of Xochimilco. The floating gardens of Xochimilco date back to the Aztecs, who created a system of agriculture...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Winter Tour Xochimilco Floating Gardens, Mexico City, MX
Arca Tierra
Jan 21, 2022

The beautiful floating gardens of Xochimilco date back to the Aztecs, who created a system of agriculture with crops grown on small islands built on interwoven reeds. Host farmer Lucio Usobiaga founded Arca...

2022 Winter Tour, Upcoming Events San Miguel De Allende, MX
Ranchito El Garbanzo
Jan 25, 2022

This charming colonial city in the central Mexico highlands won us over when we first visited back in 2018. Between the colorfully painted buildings, cobblestone streets, and the cultural history it’s the kind...

2022 Winter Tour, Upcoming Events Tulum, MX
Secret Tulum Location
Jan 29, 2022

This is our first time setting the table in this charming coastal village in the Yucatán peninsula — where white sand beaches collide with turquoise seas, fresh-water cenotes sparkle under the Caribbean sun,...

2022 Winter Tour, Upcoming Events Tulum, MX
Secret Tulum Location
Jan 30, 2022

A stunning spot in Tulum calls for another night at the long table. We won’t be ready to leave the teal blue waters, sunny skies, and white sand beaches… nor the fresh-caught seafood,...

2022 Winter Tour, Upcoming Events Valle de Guadalupe, Mexico
Rancho el Mogor
Feb 09, 2022

Valle de Guadalupe in Baja California is Mexico’s premier wine region, and it’s gained quite a bit of attention over the last few years. In addition to delicious wines, the region boasts rolling...

Upcoming Events, 2023 Winter Tour San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
Cañada de la Virgen
Feb 04, 2023

We first came to San Miguel de Allende in 2018, and each time we return, we discover someplace new. Chef Donnie Masterton was in our field kitchen for that first dinner, and since...

2023 Winter Tour, Upcoming Events Tepoztlán, Mexico (Cuernavaca)
Vivero Yautepec
Feb 11, 2023

Traveling south on the main highway from Mexico City, you need to make a decision. Shall you continue heading southward to Cuernavaca, dubbed the “City of Eternal Spring” and a popular getaway for...

2023 Winter Tour, International Events Todos Santos, Mexico (Baja California Sur)
Baja Sur Farm & Beach
Feb 14, 2023

The sleepy coastal village of Todos Santos at the southern end of the Baja Peninsula is one of Mexico’s 36 pueblos mágicos or “magic towns.” It’s also a world-class fishing and surfing destination...

2023 Winter Tour, International Events Todos Santos, Mexico (Baja California Sur)
Baja Sur Farm & Beach
Feb 14, 2023

The sleepy coastal village of Todos Santos at the southern end of the Baja Peninsula is one of Mexico’s 36 pueblos mágicos or “magic towns.” It’s also a world-class fishing and surfing destination...

Upcoming Events, 2023 Winter Tour Valle de Guadalupe, Mexico (Baja California)
Rancho el Mogor
Feb 19, 2023

You may think you’re in Napa Valley, but you’re not. Valle de Guadalupe is a buzzy wine country destination less than two hours from San Diego. Host vintner Natalia Badan’s wines are among...

Upcoming Events, 2023 Winter Tour Mérida, Mexico (Yucatán)
Hacienda Subin
Feb 25, 2023

Henequen, a type of agave used to make sisal as well as a fiery spirit, was once the major source of wealth throughout the Yucatan. About 15 miles from the center of Merida,...

Upcoming Events, 2024 Winter Tour Xochimilco, MX (Mexico City)
Xochimilco Floating Gardens with Arca Tierra
Feb 06, 2024

Recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site for its astonishing beauty and contribution to civilization, the canal-crossed neighborhood of Xochimilco is one of the oldest in Mexico City. The chinampas date back...

Upcoming Events, 2024 Winter Tour La Paz, MX (Baja California Sur)
La Paz Secret Beach
Feb 14, 2024

The vibrant beach town of La Paz may be lesser known than the more crowded resorts of Baja, but offers some of the region’s most beautiful white sand beaches and sunset views. We’ll...

California | Winter

2022 Winter Tour, Upcoming Events Goleta, CA (Santa Barbara)
Dos Pueblos Orchid Farm
Feb 05, 2022

“Dos Pueblos,” meaning “Two Villages,” was named by Juan Cabrillo, who landed along this stretch of coastline in 1542, where the Mikiw and Kutamu tribes had settled on both sides of the canyon....

2022 Winter Tour, Upcoming Events Goleta, CA (Santa Barbara)
Dos Pueblos Orchid Farm
Feb 06, 2022

On our second night at Dos Pueblos, we welcome chef team Lauren Herman and Christina Olufson to this coastal dreamscape. Lauren and Christina have quite the culinary chops between the two of them,...

2022 Winter Tour, Upcoming Events San Juan Capistrano, CA
The Ecology Center
Feb 10, 2022

This vibrant ecological oasis in San Juan Capistrano is an undeniably beautiful place to set the long table. The 28-acre bounty of organic vegetables, fruit trees, and flowers is surrounded by a swath...

2022 Winter Tour, Upcoming Events Aguanga, CA
Temecula Olive Oil Company
Feb 12, 2022

We love setting the table in this beautiful olive grove in Southern California with our farmer friends Catherine and Thom — and this is the first time we’ll get to see the grove...

2022 Winter Tour, Upcoming Events Morongo Valley, CA (Joshua Tree)
Somewhere in the Desert Farm
Feb 13, 2022

This 5-acre oasis of organic vegetables, fruits, and flowers located just on the border of Joshua Tree National Park is surrounded by a gorgeous desert landscape and is known for its fabulous sunsets...

2022 Winter Tour, Upcoming Events Malibu, CA
Malibu Pier
Feb 18, 2022

From our table on the iconic Malibu Pier, you’ll get to enjoy the meditative sound of ebbing waves below your feet as you dine on the day’s fresh catch. Plus a panoramic view...

2022 Winter Tour, Upcoming Events Carpinteria, CA
Rancho el Rincon
Feb 19, 2022

It’s easy to be enchanted by the lush rows of avocados, pomegranates, passion fruits, and guavas at this ranch along the central California coast. Add a dazzling view of the Pacific and you’ll...

2022 Winter Tour, Upcoming Events Carpinteria, CA
Rancho el Rincon
Feb 20, 2022

Prepare to be wowed by this haven of tropical fruits including guavas, passion fruit, avocados, cherimoya, dragonfruit, pomegranate, and citrus. Not to mention sweeping views of the Pacific, the Channel Islands, and the...

2023 Winter Tour, Upcoming Events Thermal, CA (Palm Springs)
Flying Disc Ranch
Feb 05, 2023

Farmer Robert Lower’s date garden is a magical place. Robert dreamed this place up in 1979, then set about to literally create it from scratch, interplanting rows of date palms and citrus in...

Upcoming Events, 2023 Winter Tour Carpinteria, CA (Santa Barbara)
Rancho el Rincon
Feb 10, 2023

OITF visited Rancho el Rincon, just south of Santa Barbara, for the first time last year, and we knew we’d be back. The view of the sparkling Pacific was stunning, and we set...

Upcoming Events, 2023 Winter Tour Carpinteria, CA (Santa Barbara)
Rancho el Rincon
Feb 11, 2023

The mother and son team of Jehanne and Nick Brown host us for another night in their beautiful orchards, a Mediterranean paradise on California’s Central Coast. Nick grew up on the ranch and...

Upcoming Events, 2023 Winter Tour Moorpark, CA (Los Angeles)
Apricot Lane Farms
Feb 13, 2023

We’ve been eager to visit this incredible place ever since we saw The Biggest Little Farm, an inspiring documentary that chronicles John and Molly Chester’s journey to become farmers dedicated to the health...

2024 Winter Tour, Upcoming Events Ojai, CA (Santa Barbara / Los Angeles)
Ojai Roots
Feb 17, 2024

Reiana Onglengco and Evan Graham Arango started Ojai Roots in the backyard of their family property in Ojai. The farm, focused on soil biology and diverse, dense plantings, has steadily grown into a...

Upcoming Events, 2024 Winter Tour Los Angeles, CA
Wattles Farm
Feb 18, 2024

Nestled up against Hollywood’s Runyon canyon is the historic hillside estate of Gordon Wattles. What were once the garden grounds of the property have been transformed into a vibrant community-run garden filled with...

Upcoming Events, 2024 Winter Tour Thermal, CA (Palm Springs)
Flying Disc Ranch
Feb 24, 2024

In Robert Lower’s tropical desert oasis, things are allowed to get a little wild. The straight lines of towering date trees are blurred by bright globes of pomegranates and grapefruit, edible greens and...

Australia

International Events Byron Bay, NSW, Australia
Hayters Hill Farm
Feb 15, 2020

We’re making our first trip to Australia, and with its bohemian beach vibe, we think we’ll feel right at home in Byron Bay. The table will be set above the vast Pacific, where...