6th Annual Harvest Dinner (VIRTUAL!)
Saturday August 29th, 2020; 6:30pm - 7:45pm
This year, dinner will look a little different. Though we are unable to gather in person for the joyous celebration of local agriculture, we will still be eating dinner together (virtually) and joining efforts to support GoFarm. Chef Chris Medved will be preparing an all vegetarian dinner (vegan, gluten free, and nut free options available) and we will deliver it straight to your front door! The online zoom event will start at 6:30pm, and will bring together our community while we are unable to gather in person. We will share stories and pictures about GoFarm's impact, host a live auction with incredible items, and share our appreciation for our local farmers during this global pandemic. We know this is different than usual, but NOW is the time to band together in support of local, sustainable agriculture, and fight for food security for all. We hope you choose to join us for this unique Harvest Dinner event!
$100 ticket includes: 3-course vegetarian meal, commemorative GoFarm drinking glass, local flowers, goodies from Slow Food Colorado, and a link to our online zoom event and live auction - all delivered* straight to your in time for the start of the online event at 6:30pm.
*Must live in the following zip codes to be eligible for delivery: 80401, 80403, 80228, 80007, 80005, 80004, 80002, 80033, 80215, 80214, 80226. If you do not live in these zip codes but would still like to order dinner, you can opt to pick up your order on Saturday August 29th, between 2-4pm at Origin Hotel Red Rocks in Golden (address: 18485 W Colfax Ave, Golden, CO 80401).
$25 minimum suggested donation ticket includes: Link to the online zoom event and live auction where you can join us in our virtual harvest dinner celebration!
Open to all zip codes across Colorado and beyond.
Get ready for a great live auction! Some of the items to look forward to giving away include:
15 foot Geodesic Dome Greenhouse from Growing Spaces! Valued at $9,040 (shipping included within the lower 48 states), and bidding will start at $5,000.
Beautifully painted corn hole set + 1 case of Colorado Native Beer, donated by Colorado Native! Valued at $450, bidding will start at $100.
November 3rd, 2019; 1pm - 4pm;
American Mountaineering Center (710 10th St): Golden, CO
Out with the chili, in the with the SQUASH! Join us for GoFarm’s first ever Squash Cook-Off, where you can taste and vote for your favorite squash dishes. Bring your family and friends for an afternoon of food, drinks, activities, prizes, and most importantly …….. SQUASH!
Thank you to our sponsors!
Canning and Preserving 101
October 12th, 2019; 9am - 12pm; Compass Montessori School, Golden, CO
Join GoFarm at Compass Montessori School for a fun morning of canning and preserving. In this 3 hour class, you will:
see a demonstration of hot-bath canning, and get to can your own jar of food using this method. Then, you can take home your creation!
learn about all different types of canning (pressure cooking, cold canning, etc.), as well as other methods of preservation such as pickling, freezing, fermenting, and more.
learn the do's and don'ts of canning and preserving.
receive recipes and tips about canning and preserving at home.
utilize fresh, local food from GoFarm farmers!
5th Annual Harvest Dinner: Celebrating Local
August 4th, 2019
The dinner will bring together community members who are dedicated to supporting and furthering GoFarm's mission. Held at a private residence East of North Table Mountain in Golden, CO, this 4-course dinner featuring local ingredients was prepared by Chef Daniel Asher, Chef Chris Medved, and Josh Dinar. The VIP experience included a special message from the GoFarm founder and a private tour of a state-of-the-art, geodesic greenhouse.
Thank you so much to all who attending this annual fundraising dinner. We had a wonderful time with you and are so appreciative of your support!
Thank you to our sponsors!
Composting 101: A free workshop on how to compost at home!
April 27th, 2019
The single best thing you can do for your yard/garden is to make your own plant-based compost (organic matter) for enriching your soil. Getting the mix right is essential for a good “cook” on the pile. During this workshop you'll learn what components and what input proportions make the best compost for your garden, and you'll get to see and experience different types of compost systems.
Market Opportunities for Small-Scale Farmers
March 29th, 2019
This workshop will help small-scale farmers understand the range of marketing opportunities available, profitability with each channel and how to plan production around market outlets. It will be facilitated by CSU Extension's Martha Sullins and Becca Jablonski.
Brunch and Learn: A Conversation about Food Access in Golden
February 23rd, 2019
Join us for brunch prepared by Chef Chris Medved of Nomad Taqueria + Beer Garden, featuring local food from GoFarm farmers, as we discuss the food access issues occurring in and around Golden. You’ll hear from an enlightening panel of food-access leaders working to combat food insecurity in the Golden area, and learn how you can get involved in the efforts. Learn about food access barriers happening in your community, enjoy a delicious brunch, and get involved in our efforts to make food more accessible to all!
2018 Harvest Dinners: Seasonal Eating and Preserving the Harvest
July 22nd, 2018 and September 23rd, 2018
Thank you to all our guests who came to our Seasonal Eating and Preserving the Harvest, Harvest Dinners! Both dinners was such fun nights that brought together community members while raising money to support and further GoFarm’s mission. Held at the scenic Golden History Park, dinners were prepared by Abejas and Miners Saloon and programming focused on Colorado agriculture, why it’s important to each locally and seasonally, and preservation techniques for eating local all year long. Picture Credit: James Sanders and Megan Hottman
Thank you to our sponsors!
Farmer Training Course 2018 - February 8-9th, 2018. 9am - 5pm
This 2-day training brought to you by Family Farmed, USDA Risk Manegment Agency under award number RM17RMEPP522C006, GoFarm, CSU Extension and Jefferson Conservation District is an education opportunity for farmers to learn about food safety, wholesale and direct market success. This farm training focused on produce farmers however all farmers benefit from the educational experience.
Harvest Dinner 2017 - October 1st, 2017. 4pm - 6:30pm
We had a great time at our harvest dinner! Thanks to everyone who came out and showed support for GoFarm. Check out our video and some pictures from the event below.