La Ferme des Quatre-Temps, HemmingfordAug 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...
Tangletown GardensAug 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...
Hidden Acres FarmAug 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....
Hidden Acres FarmAug 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...
Elawa Farm FoundationAug 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...
Blue Moon Community FarmAug 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...
Seedling FarmSep 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...
Seedling FarmSep 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...
Verdant Hollow FarmsSep 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...
Goat Rodeo Farm & DairySep 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...
Powisset FarmAug 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...
Brooklyn Grange at the Navy YardAug 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...
Sagaponack Farm Distillery at Foster FarmSep 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,...
Sagaponack Farm Distillery at Foster FarmSep 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....
Blue Moon AcresSep 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...
Island Beach State ParkSep 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...
Blooming Glen FarmSep 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...
Blooming Glen FarmSep 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...
FarmerJawn at Elkins EstateSep 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...
FarmerJawn at Elkins EstateSep 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...
Burnt Hill FarmSep 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...
Burnt Hill FarmSep 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...
Burnt Hill FarmSep 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...
Ayrshire FarmSep 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,...
Renfrow FarmsSep 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...
Love is Love Cooperative FarmOct 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...
Oxford Community TableOct 09, 2022
Community table events create a unique platform to celebrate the local talent of an area. The street sets the stage for a table that features the artisans that inhabit Mississippi. We’ll transform a bustling Oxford...
Blackwood Educational Land InstituteOct 18, 2022
Blackwood is a non-profit, 33-acre teaching farm with a variety of crops, laying hens and bees. Their goal is to model how regenerative agriculture practices can positively impact the planet and improve our...
Blackwood Educational Land InstituteOct 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...
Peeler FarmsOct 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...
Richardson RanchOct 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...
Happy Valley FarmOct 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...
Secret Sea CoveOct 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...
Secret Sea CoveOct 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...
Flying Disc RanchOct 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 will be our seventh...
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...
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...
Hearst RanchNov 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...
Markegard Family Grass-FedNov 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...
Sausalito Waterfront with Heath CeramicsNov 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...
Pie RanchNov 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...