Tara Firma Farms

With a backdrop as stunning as a farm or historic garden, it isn’t hard to make our local bounty pretty swoon-worthy. Add some top-talent chefs and you’ve got farm-to-table dinners without compare.

Weber Ranch
Petaluma’s Della Fattoria
hosts a series of dinners at Weber Ranch each week from July 7 through mid-September. Dinner is served family style on a 25-foot table with platters of seasonal salads, pizzas, grilled meats and desserts made from the bakery’s pastry staff. $90pp and reservations fill up well in advance.  Details at dellafattoria.com or 763-0161.

Chosen Spot
Chef John Lyle presents a second year of Luther Burbank-inspired “Chosen Spot” dinners at the Luther Burbank home and garden in Santa Rosa on July 7, August 11 and Sept. 8. Five courses, $75pp, details at lutherburbank.org or 524-5445.

Quivira: Summer Farm-to-Table Dinner
Saturday, July 28th , 5pm – 9pm

$125 per person /  $105 Queue members

Guests get an in-depth look at Quivira’s Biodynamic farming practices and winemaking, complete with a multi-course wine and food experience prepared by local Diavola Chef, Ciara Meaney, using produce from the winery’s 1-acre garden. Meet Farm Manager Andrew Beedy, visit Ruby the resident feral pig and learn about biodynamic winegrowing philosophies from Winemaker Hugh Chappelle.

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