Community Crops Feast on the Farm

FeastonFarm2015-KPPhoto-93Enjoy an evening on a beautiful, sustainable farm, and help Community Crops grow!

Saturday, August 27, 2016, 5:00-8:30pm
Prairie Pines, 112th and Adams

The Feast on the Farm showcases the best of local foods, prepared by your favorite local chefs. As guests wander the farm, they enjoy a full dinner, while seeing where their food grows.


Ticket Information

  • $75 per person
  • All guests must be 21 and over
  • Win a case of wine – raffle tickets are $20 or 3 for $50



2016 Chef Line Up

Meier’s Cork and Bottle will serve beverages to accompany the meal, including beer from Ploughshare, and the Midnight Wanderers will provide the musical entertainment.

Tours of Prairie Pines will be offered throughout the evening and Community Crops staff will be on hand to share details about the organization and the families it helps.

Feast on the Farm Press Coverage

Margaret Davenport at the Daily Nebraskan wrote, “Feast on the Farm was incredible.  Everyone I met was exceedingly     passionate about his or her products or about supporting the local     businesses and excited to share any and all information with me.  I     learned a lot about the food community, ate a ton of amazing food and     got a free tree.  It was possibly the best night of my life.” Read the full story here.

Feast on the Farm Sponsors

Thanks to all of our 2016 Feast on the Farm sponsors!

2016 Sponsor Levels


$1000 Grower Sponsor
$750 Band Sponsor
$500 Seed Saving Sponsor
$250 Field Sponsor
  • Susan Ugai
  • Union Bank and Trust
  • Woita Homes
  • Leirion Gaylor Baird and Scott Baird
  • Firespring
  • Fresh Start Home
  • Woods Aitken, Bob Evnen
  • Liz Ring Carlson and Justin Carlson
  • Carl and Janet Eskridge
  • Jane Raybould

Full details on all the benefits of being a Feast sponsor including promotional opportunities.

Unable to attend?

Even if you can’t attend the dinner, you can still support Community Crops. Make a donation to help families grow nutritious food.

Wine Raffle

For just $20, you get a chance to win an entire case of wine!  The two cases have been curated by Kevin Meier (of Meier’s) and Steve Blazek (of Bin 105), and each is a mix of many different styles of wine, so you’ll get a chance to try many new flavors.

Tickets for the wine raffle are $20 each or 3 for $50. You can purchase your raffle ticket with your Feast on the Farm tickets, or just buy raffle tickets if you aren’t able to come, as you need not be present to win.


Feast on the Farm Silent Auction

Here’s just some of the auction items that will be available at the Feast:


  1.  Downtown Experience #1

Enjoy the best of downtown shopping and lunch with:  $50 Gift Certificate to Tsuru Boutique, $25 gift certificate to Stella’s Collective, Footloose and Fancy, and a $25 gift card to Honest Abe’s Burgers & Freedom.

  1.  Downtown Arts #1

Enjoy nights out with friends at the Ross Theater!

  1.  Elayne Woods Photography Package

Enjoy a 30-minute photo session with Elayne Woods Photography and get some great images!

  1.  College View Sampling with Pumps and Pampering

After a day of shoe shopping who doesn’t enjoy some pampering?  You get both with this package which includes a $50 gift certificate to Pattino Shoe Boutique and a $50 gift certificate to Bella’s Spa, both located in the charming College View neighborhood.

  1.  Where Does Your Food Grow?

Enjoy a one-hour tour of Jones Produce Farm with former Crops employee/farmer, Justin Jones.  Fresh produce is included, so bring your bag!

  1.  Gardening Package

Spruce up your garden with owl garden art provided by Finke Gardens and two gardening books.

  1.   Farmer’s Table Dinner  Enjoy a Chef Selected Three-Course Dinner for FOUR at the beautiful Prairie Plate Restaurant.  This farm-to-table restaurant offers a lakeside dining experience and is located in a rural setting just north of Lincoln.
  1.  New Belgium Brewing Package

Merchandise and beer provided by New Belgium Brewing Company.

  1.  Cooking Package

Enjoy two classes offered by Community Crops and a basket of homemade pasta by Capo di Tutto Pasta.

  1.  Wine Tasting & Appetizers

Tim Burke has spent most of his life selling, drinking and writing about wine. His insights can be found in L Magazine and now you can experience them yourself! Tim will prepare 5 appetizers and match them with 5 wines for a delectable experience for 12 in the comfort of your own home.

  1.  Prep Your Garden

Make your gardening life easier with this Southland SFTT160 Front Tine Tiller donated by ??.

  1.  Sports Lover Package

Enjoy two tickets to a Kansas City Royals home game; Stormchasers merchandise; and  a gift basket from U-Stop with items perfect for a road trip.

  1.  For the Music Lover

Enjoy several world class concerts with two season passes from Friends of Chamber Music, one of the oldest presenters of chamber music in the world.  Concerts begin in September 2016 and run through 2017.

  1.  For the Art Lover

Ceramic cream and sugar dishes made by a local artist and $40 gift certificate to LUX Center for the Arts.

  1.  For the Flower Lover:  Four one-day passes to the beautiful Lauritzen Gardens, as well as two gardening books.
  1.  Autumn Getaway

Enjoy autumn’s magnificent colors during a one night’s stay and complimentary breakfast at the beautiful Lied Lodge & Conference Center at Arbor Day Farms.

  1.  Photo Ark Print  This print from Lincoln’s own National Geographic photographer Joel Sartore, includes just a few of the thousands of endangered birds and animals photographed for the Photo Ark project.
  1.  Kathy Plunkett Photography Package

Enjoy a mini-photo session offered by Kathy Plunkett Photography.


  1.  Defy Escape!

This package will be sure to entertain!  Enjoy a 30 minute jump session at Defy Gravity trampoline park, and a voucher for two to the Lincoln Escape Room, where a mental adventure awaits.  Are you up for the challenge?

  1.  Beautify your Landscape

Do you need new ideas for your landscape?  Wonder about an area of your yard that seems to resist any type of growth, or you simply need some inspiration?  Landscaping Consultant, Shelley Stoltenberg will provide a free assessment of your landscape and provide practical ideas for enhancement.

  1.   Local Brews

Enjoy a sample flight, and a growler fill provided by Blue Blood Brewery, as well as two six packs of this local brew.  What a perfect time to check out their new location at Robber’s Cave.

  1.   Regional Brews #2

Enjoy merchandise, a $20 gift card, and a 4-pack of beer from Minnesota based Surly Brewing Company.

  1.   Fun Fitness

Get fit and have fun at the same time. Enjoy one free month of Jazzercise plus water bottle with this fitness package.

  1.  Husker Football!

Enjoy two tickets to the September 3rd, Fresno State game with nearly unbeatable seats in Section 4, Row 32.

  1.   Prescott Street Shops

If you don’t already love the College View Neighborhood, you will after this shopping experience.  Check out the one of a kind baby and home items with a $40 gift certificate and adorable broccoli rattle from Paper Kite; a scarf and elegant cookbook from Select Style boutique, and select merchandise and coffee from The Mill Coffee and Tea.

  1.  Create a Beautiful Home

Let’s get organized!   Enjoy a free consultation with Donna the Organizer, as well as adorable blue bird door art provided by Tracey Bonneau with Doors & More.

  1.  Downtown Arts Experience #2

Enjoy tickets to the Twyla Tharp Dance Company’s 50th Anniversary Tour at the Lied Center for Performing Arts.

  1.  Downtown Experience #2

Enjoy the best downtown has to offer with tickets and merchandise from the Zoo Bar, a package of cigars from Jake’s Cigar Bar, and two $50 gift certificates to Iron Brush Tattoo.

  1.    Stretch Yourself!

Enjoy a private session at The Road to OM! and a basket of lovely scented personal care items from Amy Gagner Yoga.


Art Available to Purchase

Beautiful outdoor sculptures created by two local artists, Cuddy’s Creations and Mike Fluent Artworks.

Photography Package

Donate $99 to Community Crops and you will receive a package valued at $500 from Sunny & Shane Photography!


Thanks to These Additional Feast Supporters:

  • Cutts Floral Distributors
  • Drew Nelson
  • Midnight Wanderers
  • Meier’s Cork & Bottle
  • Frontier Bank
  • Nebraska Statewide Arboretum
  • Cuddy’s Creations
  • Fluent Artworks
  • Hangers Cleaners


Wine Raffle Donors:

  • Bin 105
  • Meier’s Cork & Bottle
  • Glacial Till Winery
  • Italian Vine
  • Community Crops’ Board Members


Directions to Prairie Pines

Prairie Pines is at 3130 N. 112th, just east of Lincoln.

Directions: Take Adams east of 84th to 112th. Turn left on 112th Street and turn in at the second driveway (3130) and watch for signs.

Map to Prairie Pines