Local Food Fest
Tuesday, August 5th. 5 to dusk.



Local Food Fest 2007
Local Food Fest Committee
Lucie Searle, Co-Chair
Nancy Miller, Co-Chair
Allyson Dwyer
Noah Fulmer
Michael Gazdacko
Chase Hogoboom
Bill Idell
Kristina Peterson
Maureen Pothier
Tyler Ray
Joe Simone
Alan Sorrentino
The Event
Directions to Castle Hill

Farm Fresh Rhode Island is a non-profit organization. Your support allows Farm Fresh Rhode Island to continue our work towards:
  • vibrant family farms
  • strong local economy
  • healthy communities and environment

2014 Tickets Now Available: Join us Tuesday, August 5th!

Buy "Preview Hour" + Tickets $150 online. Includes unique hour with the chefs and farmers, champagne, hors d'œuvres and raw bar. 4-8pm.



Buy Tickets $100 online. $125 at the door, if tickets are available. Includes drink sampling and food. 5-8pm.



Regrets! If you are unable to attend the Local Food Fest but would like to make a donation to Farm Fresh RI, it's easy.


Credit Cards As in years past, we expect tickets will sell out early.

Food Fest

A ramble through the flavors of Rhode Island
The benefit for Farm Fresh Rhode Island at Castle Hill

Tuesday, August 5, 2014. An evening celebrating Rhode Island farmers, fishermen and food artisans. Featuring two dozen local farmers and producers, teamed up with chefs from Castle Hill, Newport Restaurant Group and ten more. Plus, local wines, beers, live music, a photo booth and a silent auction.

Open to the public. Ticket sales are capped and we anticipate will sell out. All tickets are online this year. Your ticket is paperless; your name will be on the guestlist. Kids under 12 are free. Tickets include food and a choice of a local wine or beer. Additional drinks can be purchased at the welcome table.

See photos from past Local Food Fests: 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008.

Farm Fresh RINewport Restaurant GroupCastle Hill
Farms Participating 2013
Fishermen Participating 2013

Producers Participating 2013

Seasonal Cocktails by

  • Mixologist Jesse Hedberg and Grapes & Grains
  • Sons of Liberty Spirits
Chefs Participating 2013
Local Food Fest 2007 Local Food Fest 2007

Information about the Local Food Fest in 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008 and 2007 is still available if you're curious.