Farm Dinner with Anteprima

Join The Talking Farm for a special farm dinner fundraiser featuring the regionally-inspired, rustic Italian cooking of Anteprima! Chef Carlos Ysaguirre will create a 4-course, family-style meal featuring vegetables and herbs grown on the Howard Street Farm, The Talking Farm’s 2.5-acre urban farm in Skokie. 

Your ticket price supports the urban agriculture and farm development projects of The Talking Farm, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit, a portion of which is tax-deductible under the law.

Your ticket includes:

  • Passed appetizers and champagne reception
  • Four-course family-style dinner (meat/fish and vegetable options will be served)
  • Wine and non-alcoholic beverages
  • Bonfire smores, spirits, and cordials
  • Service, tax, and tip

$150/person including tax+tip. Members receive a 20% discount (refer to your membership email for a special link to purchase tickets at a discounted price). Proceeds from the dinner benefit The Talking Farm, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation and its urban agriculture education and farm development projects. Ticket prices are tax-deductible to the extent allowed under the law. Please refer to the FAQs below for more information. 

*New this year!! Chef’s table – $1,500 for 8 diners, including tax+tip – Are you a company or a large group that is celebrating something special or just want to make this a special night? You can reserve our Chef’s Table – a special customized experience for your group of 8 — you’ll have dedicated seating near the action and will receive special perks, such as your own cocktail cart with mixers, a basket of farm-fresh vegetables for each person to take home, mignardises, and more! Email for questions or more information.

Menu (subject to change)

Passed appetizers
Crostini/charred eggplant & pepper contorno/goat cheese (V)
Chicken spiedino, salsa verde

First Course (seated, family-style)
Tomato salad/sheep’s milk ricotta/baby greens/pickled red onion/almonds (V)

Second Course
Charred eggplant/arugula pesto/blistered cherry tomatoes/pickled turnips/ricotta salata (V)

Third Course
Grilled pork ribs/peperonata/braised kale
Smoked beets/peperonata/braised kale (V)

Butternut squash cake/mascarpone cream/candied walnuts/macerated raisins (V)

(V) denotes vegetarian

If you would like a 20% discount to the farm dinners, become a member today! After joining, you will receive an email with a link to purchase tickets at special membership pricing. To join, click here.

To purchase tickets, click here

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