FORAGE + GATHER: DINING ON THE WILD SOUTH
Join us as we kick-off our Fall Season of farm pop-ups with a special dinner that combines southern comfort food with the foraged flavor of the Houston area. Chef Sky Hanka, Foragers Kristen and Joshua Rosas, and Binky “Bee” Holleran from Flora Cocina will lead a four course meal featuring southern favorites made with love incorporating ingredients like beauty berry, chicken of the woods, chantrelles, elderberry, egg plant, okra, loofa, and other wild seasonal treats that sprout around Houston. To complete this deeply Houston experience, these wild southern dishes will be served on special handmade serving platters made by Sierra Estes.
We hope to see all of you out at the farm to enjoy this uniquely southern dining experience. Space is limited, so get your tickets today. Ticket sales will benefit the mission and work of Finca Tres Robles.
When: Saturday September 15th, 5:00pm – 10:00pm
Drinks, Hors d’oeuvres, & Farm Tours from 5:00pm – 6:00pm
Dinner will be served at 6:00pm
Dessert, good company, and drinks until 10:00pm
With Houston roots, Chef Skyler Hanka started her training at the Culinary Institute of America in New York then completed her Bachelor in Culinary Nutrition in Colorado. Currently, she is working towards her masters in Integrative Nutrition. While sous cheffin it at Brazen in Colorado , she focused on foraging, charcuterie,fermentation. She has brought all her passions with and hopes to continue to learn and grow. get #culinarywildflower
Kristen and Joshua Rosas are native Houstonians and experienced foragers. They have been foraging together in the Houston area for 3 years and are now lucky to be joined on their gatherings by their beautiful 10 month old daughter Penelope June. Kristen and Josh truly provide a taste of Houston and are always excited for the opportunity to share their passions for foraging and cooking with wild edibles.
Bee Holleran is the flower chef! She creates beautiful and delicious dishes using the edible flowers that grow organically here in Houston as well as local, seasonal ingredients..
Sierra Estes began working with clay in 2013 in West Tennessee. Her lifelong affinity for the earth drew her into clay, where she found a sense of familiarity and intimacy working with her hands. She moved to Houston in 2016 with her husband and started working alongside Ellen Cline, designing and making unique pieces for families and restaurants alike under the name Estes+Cline. In 2017, she started her own business to focus on a collection of work that centers around rituals of beauty and communion in the home. Estes Ceramics is her means of connecting herself and others to the earth through material, design, and functionality.