There’s a great event at Allerton Park featuring locally grown produce from right here in central Illinos.
We hope people will attend our Farm-to-Mansion event on July 15 to learn about and taste the wonderful food grown right here in Urbana at the SSF.
We have both indoor and outdoor spaces where we offer a variety of events and activities for our diverse community
Farm-to-Mansion Dinner presented by the Student Sustainable Farm at UIUC on Sunday, July 15
4:00 PM – 7:00 PM
The SSF (founded in 2009) is a program of the University of Illinois Crop Science Department, and strives to provide high quality, local produce to the community, while educating students in basic skills and concepts involved in organic food production.
This 6-course meal will feature seasonal produce from the farm (located in Urbana, IL). Cash bar will be available.
Fragrant Onion Tart with Gruyere Cheese
Scarlet Beet Poke’
Pajeon & Carrot Lox with Zesty Honey Mustard
Spicy Heirloom Tomato Granita
Warm Greens, Pickled Red Onions & Smoked Potatoes with a Carrot Vinaigrette
Ricotta Gnocchi accompanied with Summer Vegetables and Kale Pesto
Fresh baked bread with grains from the Pilot Lab
Local cheeses and Honey, Sprinkled with Fresh Lavender
Petite Gateau of Sweet Corn, Cherry, and Basil
Black Currant Liquor
The park is also open and free to visit everyday! We develop a variety of events at the park for community members of all ages.