Check out the events we are sponsoring...
Schlafly Farmers Market
Stop by the Schlafly Farmers Market on your way home from work Wednesdays and gather your local produce from longtime vendors like Eckenfels Farms and Riverbend Roots Farm and newcomers such as Seeds of Hope.
Picnic in the Park
Grab your picnic blanket and join hundreds of your closest friends at Picnic in the Park. Get your grub from one of six mobile eateries, including Taco Truck STL, Guerrilla Street Food and Bombay Food Junkies. Tour an exhibition featuring works by local artists while sipping an Urban Chestnut brew and enjoy live music. Bring the kids, too: a petting zoo, face painting and balloon animals await.
Tower Grove Farmers Market
Strawberries, asparagus and even a few late-May tomatoes are ripe for the picking at Tower Grove Farmers Market. More than 60 vendors will sell everything from produce and meat to preserves and bread. Arrive early to join in a free yoga session before taking your pick of the produce.
Midtown Farmers Market
Spring is in full swing at the Midtown Farmers Market. Art House Coffee will keep you caffeinated while you gather produce from new vendors like Iron Hill Farm and Robinson Family Farms.
It’s My Own Damn Fault Food Truck Event
Get the beach party started before the Jimmy Buffet concert at the Hollywood Casino parking lot with outdoors bars and 10 mobile eateries like Pie Oh My! and Gioia’s Deli, who will pull up at 3 p.m. Then get in the Margaritaville mood with tribute band Rock This Boat until 7 p.m.
Food Wine Design
Join St. Louis Magazine for a Food Wine Design, a weeklong dinner series from June 1 to 5 that pairs 11 local celebrity chefs for five nights of four-course menus, fine wines, top-notch cocktails and the tabletop flair of local designers. Don't miss partnerships between Gerard Craft of Niche Food Group and Kevin Nashan of Sidney Street Cafe and The Peacemaker Lobster and Crab Co., Rick Lo Russo of LoRusso's Cucina and Giannicola Colucci of Cielo and more. Menus and ticket information available online.
Celebrity Chef Series
The Restaurant at The Cheshire and Sauce welcome acclaimed chefs Colby and Megan Garrelts of Bluestem in Kansas City and Rye in Leawood, Kansas. The Garrelts will join Restaurant chef Rex Hale for a five-course wine dinner, and the duo will also discuss their new cookbook, Made in America, and sign copies available for purchase through Left Bank Books. Reservations available online.
Local Foods Challenge
Become a true locavore during the month-long Local Foods Challenge. Sign up online to take the challenge and track where you eat and which local farmers, coffee roasters and other businesses you patronize in June. Attend educational and festive events and learn where your food comes from and how restaurants like Ices Plain & Fancy, Juniper, Kitchen House Coffee and The Libertine source locally. Sign up online and get sweet perks like tote bags, beer glasses, party invitations and more. It all kicks off at a party May 27 at Urban Chestnut Brewing Co.