Past Events

Byron Bay, New South Wales, 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 Hereford Brahman […]

Malibu, CA
Malibu Pier
Feb 10, 2020

This is an iconic location for a California dream of a dinner. Walk out on Malibu’s wooden pier and take it all in. Waves rolling in below, birds wheeling above, coastal hills running down to […]

Thermal, CA (Palm Springs)
Flying Disc Ranch
Feb 08, 2020

In the desert of Palm Springs is a tropical oasis of graceful date palms and fragrant citrus trees. This is Flying Disc Ranch. Robert Lower first started planting his garden in 1979, and today it […]

Phoenix, AZ
Pinnacle Farms
Feb 07, 2020

It’s always a peak experience at Pinnacle Farms. What doesn’t farmer Janna Anderson grow? Fields of golden heritage grains. A historic orchard with date trees from Iraq, peaches and many types of citrus. A plethora […]

Folsom, LA (New Orleans)
Bartlett Farm
Feb 01, 2020

At the midway point on the 23-mile causeway over Lake Pontchartrain from New Orleans, all you see is water. But we know Farmer John Bartlett and his mother Nancy are there on the other side, […]

Pensacola Beach, FL
Pensacola Beach
Jan 31, 2020

We’ve had our eye on this pier for a long while and are so stoked to set our table here, surrounded by emerald-green waters with a 360-degree view of the Gulf of Mexico. Fisherman Mike Eller plies […]

Ocoee, FL (Orlando)
Lake Meadow Naturals
Jan 25, 2020

Chickens make us happy. Lake Meadow Naturals was on the itinerary for our first Winter Tour in 2012, and we’ve been back every year since to see Dale and Robert and their friendly flock of […]

Tampa, FL
Sweetwater Organic Farm
Jan 24, 2020

Established in 1995 along Sweetwater Creek, this six-acre garden in suburban Tampa is a true community treasure. The farm provides fresh organic vegetables and herbs for hundreds of Tampa Bay residents every year through Tampa’s […]

Key West, FL
Historic Bama Shrimp Dock
Jan 21, 2020

Ah, Key West. The southernmost tip of the continental U.S. The table will be set on a historic dock surrounded by fishing boats that ply Gulf waters for conch, pink shrimp, spiny lobster, yellowtail, hogfish, and a […]

Carpinteria, CA (Santa Barbara)
Coleman Family Farm
Jan 19, 2020

It’s been a while since we’ve set our table at one of our favorite places – the Coleman family’s farm in the foothills of Santa Barbara. This was one of the first places we traveled […]

Tola-Rivas, Popoyo, 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 low-key community […]

Carpinteria, CA (Santa Barbara)
Coleman Family Farm
Jan 18, 2020

After seven years of production, Man in the Field, a documentary about the life and art of Outstanding in the Field founder Jim Denevan, will have its world premiere at the Santa Barbara International Film […]

Santa Caterina Minas, Oaxaca, MX
Real Minero Agave
Jan 15, 2020

Before we eat, we sip. Graciela Angeles’ family has been making mezcal in Oaxaca for four generations. This two-day event begins on Tuesday with an afternoon distillery tour and tasting with the palenquera, who will […]

Kaneohe, Oahu, Hawaii
Kualoa Ranch
Jan 12, 2020

‘Elua. That’s “two” in Hawaiian. This year we’re staying on Oahu for two events at two of our most beloved places. After MA’O, we’ll drive across the island to Kualoa Ranch on Oahu’s windward coast. We’re not […]

Xochimilco, Mexico City, MX
Xochimilco Floating Gardens
Jan 11, 2020

The floating gardens of Xochimilco were created by the Aztecs long before the Spanish first arrived in Mexico. Xochimilco’s meandering system of canals surrounds thousands of man-made agricultural islands planted with colorful flowers, vegetables and […]

Waianae, Oahu, HI
MA’O Organic Farms
Jan 10, 2020

We return to Oahu’s beautiful Lualualei Valley for dinner with our friends Kukui and Gary and their inspiring crew of young farmers and future community leaders. MA‘O is the acronym for mala ‘ai ‘opio – […]

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