Local Food Fest


Local Food Fest 2007
Local Food Fest Committee
Kerrie Donahue, Co-Chair
Maureen Pothier, Co-Chair
Alexandra Braunstein
Timothy Brown
Michael Gazdacko
Chase Hogoboom
Kristina Peterson
Emily Rye
Beni Seballos
Ben Terry
Bruce Tillinghast
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
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. 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 Benefit for Farm Fresh Rhode Island
Ramble through the flavors of Rhode Island at Castle Hill

Tuesday, August 4, 2015. 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. Local wines, beer, and live music. Silent auction, and raffle to benefit the programs of Farm Fresh Rhode Island.

The Food Fest is open to the public, but ticket sales are capped. All tickets are online this year, purchase early as the event regularly sells out. 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 event.

See photos from past Local Food Fests: 2014, 2013 pt. 1, 2013 pt. 2, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008

Farm Fresh RINewport Restaurant GroupCastle Hill

Information about Farms, Fishermen, Producers and Chefs Coming Soon!

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Information about the Local Food Fest in 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008 and 2007 is still available if you're curious.