U of I Extension holds Harvest Dinner

Staff Report

University of Illinois Extension, in partnership with Main Street Bistro and the Freeport Downtown Development Foundation, has announced they will be holding a 2015 Openfields Local Foods Harvest Dinner. This event will serve as a way to learn and hear more about the recent accomplishments of the Pretzel City Kitchens and what they have planned for the future.

Chef Craig Perkins will be creating a 4-course menu using local foods from the area. The menu will include a choice of lamb, duck, or open-face brisket plus soup, salad and a dessert. The cost for the meal is $40 per person. The dinner will be held on Monday, November 30 at 6 p.m. with seating and dinner at 6:30. Main Street Bistro is located at 109 S. Galena Avenue in downtown Freeport.

To learn more about Main Street Bistro’s Openfields Local Foods Harvest Dinner and other local foods programs, call U of I Extension at 815-235-4125 or visit web.extension.illinois.edu/jsw. Dinner reservations are required and are made through U of I Extension.

To learn more about Pretzel City Kitchens, Freeport’s planned commercial kitchen designed to boost the regional food economy, visit pretzelcitykitchens.org.

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