Farm Dinner

Farm Dinner

Santa Cruz Permaculture Farm near Año Nuevo State Park

Saturday, October 7th, 6:00 PM

Come celebrate the harvest with us! Enjoy lively music, a farm tour, guest speaker, and share a delicious multi-course meal featuring our fresh farm produce and other locally-sourced foods prepared on site by our talented guest chef, Cassandra Boraiko. We hope you’ll join us to support the growth of our farm into a blossoming and wholesome center for permaculture food production and education.

Please bring warm layers and instruments so we can make music around the campfire afterwards.

Guest Chef Cassandra Boraiko

Honey Hearth is the culinary culmination of Cass’s endeavors in regenerative agriculture, folk herbalism, wildcrafting, and fine dining. She makes vibrant meals and desserts that are thoughtfully sourced, focusing on sound animal stewardship and farming practices that build healthy soil and community. Her cuisine is holistic, nourishing, inventive and above all, yummy.

Cass holds a passionate belief that the simple acts of preparing and enjoying food ought to be tantalizing to the senses, in reverence to the land, and medicine for the body. Join her dinner table with a hearty appetite and a readiness to go on a culinary journey where ingredients are kin.

Honey Hearth will nourish us with a hearty autumn feast featuring a cornucopia of local seasonal foods. She’ll highlight produce grown onsite at the Santa Cruz Permaculture Farm and regeneratively-raised animals from Paicines Ranch and Fogline Farms. Honey Hearth prepares all-organic foods and does not cook with seed oils – rest assured you will be well nourished!


Lettuce boats with sungold tomatoes, basil, and blackberry vinaigrette

Blistered shishitos

Strawberry thyme shrub mocktails

Braised lamb (Paicines Ranch); Vegan option: Cauliflower steaks

Basil chimichurri

Sourdough focaccia

Honey jalapeño whipped lard (Fogline Farms)

Vegan option: Jalapeño olive dipping oil

Roasted fennel with caramelized onions

Strawberry calendula sorbet

*Guests are welcome to bring their own beverages

Tim Galarneau

Guest Speaker Tim Galarneau

Tim (he/they) works with producers, chefs, and supply chains across California and beyond to advance regional, seasonal, and small to mid scale producer and enterprise relationships across the food system.

At the UC Santa Cruz Center for Agroecology he oversees a team of staff and students working from the field to the plate in re-envisioning access to delicious and nourishing food for all. Mr. Galarneau is a co-chair to the UC system-wide Basic Needs Initiative. In addition, he is a co-founder of Real Food Challenge and a board advisor to the national movement non-profit, Real Food Generation, advancing a student driven higher education effort to address equity and justice across the food system.

Tim lives on the north shore of the Monterey Bay with his family and enjoys open ocean swimming year round, diving into great wines and good books as well as hosting mythic storytelling gatherings, drawing from tales spun around the world.

Please join us!

$95 – Adults

$45 – Children 2-12


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Join us October 7th on the farm for a celebratory fall harvest dinner and festival!