Past Events

California | Summer

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour Mt. Tamalpais, CA
Mt. Tamalpais
May 01, 2022

Magnificent splendor. Few dining sites draw audible gasps from guests when they arrive and experience the view for the first time — and this is one of them. It feels a bit like...

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...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour Huntington Beach, CA
Huntington Beach Pier w/ L.A. Times Food Bowl presented by City National Bank
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 Aguanga, CA (San Diego / Los Angeles)
Temecula Olive Oil Co.
May 15, 2022

This will be our 17th dinner in Thom and Catherine’s elegant olive grove. We love it here. We last visited in February and before that in autumn, when the olives were ripe and...

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...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour 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 Healdsburg, CA
Medlock Ames
Jun 11, 2022

Generally, a visit to Medlock Ames’ Bell Mountain Vineyard is by reservation-only. Consider this your personal invitation. This 338-acre ranch with beautiful views of Alexander Valley has 55 acres of vineyards, 800 olive...

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,...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour 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...

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...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour 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 02, 2022

We are thrilled to return to this inspiring nonprofit farm and conservation center along the Snoqualmie River. Their team is deeply dedicated to regenerative agriculture, environmental education, native plant production and habitat restoration...

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...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour 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...

Canada

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...

The Rockies

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour 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 Aurora, CO (Denver)
Lowry Ranch
Aug 06, 2022

Lowry Ranch is 25,000 acres of stunning grasslands just southeast of Denver. Ten thousand of those acres are Piedmont tallgrass prairie, one of the largest contiguous tracts of native prairie in Colorado. These...

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....

Europe

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour, 2022 International Grosseto, Tuscany, IT
Tenuta San Carlo
Jun 30, 2022

Breathtaking beauty. Prepare to be wowed by this family-run sustainable farm in Southern Tuscany, where host farmer Ariane Lotti grows organic rice, grains and other crops on a magical plot of land rich...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour, 2022 International Nazaré, PT (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, FR
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...

The 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...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour 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...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour, Chicago Area 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 10, 2022

Tantré Farm is a place that truly cares about people, plants, animals and soil. They’ve been growing nutrient-rich organic produce for the Ann Arbor community since 1993 and now operate one of the...

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...

The 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...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour 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...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour 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 Mystic, CT
Stone Acres Farm
Aug 22, 2022

This 63-acre expanse of naturally grown vegetables, picturesque flower gardens and ancient woods is a New England oasis. In August, the surrounding hills will be abundantly green and blooming with wildflowers, and an...

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...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour 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 21, 2022

100% organically dope says it all! Christa Barfield left a career in healthcare for a career in growing healthy food. Local vegetables, fruits, herbs, honey, tea, mushrooms, seedlings and seasonal flowers. You’ll find...

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...

The Mid-Atlantic

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour Clarksburg, MD (Washington DC / Baltimore)
Burnt Hill Farm
Sep 17, 2022

This abundantly sunny hillside in the Piedmont Plateau is home to 117 acres of biodynamically grown vines, vegetables, fruit trees and free-grazing livestock. Host vintner Andrew Baker and his team maintain a holistic...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour Clarksburg, MD (Washington DC / Baltimore)
Burnt Hill Farm
Sep 18, 2022

One evening on this historic hillside is not enough. Especially around harvest season, when their acres of wine grapes are plump on the vine — or perhaps already picked and being pressed into...

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...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour 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,...

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...

2022 Winter Tour, Upcoming Events 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...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour 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 Mansfield, GA (Atlanta)
Love is Love Cooperative Farm
Oct 05, 2022

We love Love is Love. Our first dinner with farmers Joe and Judith was in 2009 and we spent many years dining in their bountiful fields at Gaia Gardens. In 2021, they collaborated...

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....

California | Fall

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour 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...

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour 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....

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour 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...

Africa

Upcoming Events, 2022 Tour, 2022 International Stellenbosch, South Africa (Cape Town)
Kleinood Farm & Winery
Nov 05, 2022

This will be our very first table in Africa. Kleinood is a small farm comprised of ten hectares of Syrah, Mourvedre, Roussanne and Viogner vines and two hectares of Tuscan olive trees –...

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...

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...

2022 Winter Tour, Upcoming Events 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...

Mexico

2022 Winter Tour, New 2021 Events, Upcoming 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...

2022 Winter Tour, Upcoming Events 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, MX
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...

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...