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Harvest Dinner

Thank You to everyone who joined us for this year’s Harvest Dinner!

A Festive Farm-To-Table Evening
With Abundant Food, Flowers, Friends
…and Fundraising For Our Educational Programs!

September 7, 2019

Hors d’oeuvres at 5 p.m.
Dinner at 6 p.m.

Spend a festive evening with friends & neighbors as you enjoy our gardens and pastures, share a delicious New-Pond-Farm-to-table meal creatively prepared by celebrated chef Scott Drozd, and help us raise funds to support our educational programs.

$150 per Member ($75 is tax deductible)
$175 per Non-member ($100 is tax deductible)
——PLEASE CONSIDER BEING A SPECIAL SPONSOR ——
$600 Includes dinner for two people, a gift bag with farm treats, recognition in our program, and reserved parking.

Includes wines from Frescobaldi and beer from The Redding Beer Company

Seating is limited, please reserve your seats early.


The proceeds from this special event will directly benefit our educational programs, including our outreach to Title I schools and our residential summer camp, which brings together children from the inner cities of Connecticut with children from the surrounding area. The evening will include a brief presentation about these worthy programs and opportunities to help them flourish.

Our Chef:

Scott Drozd lives in Redding. He has worked in many renowned kitchens in California and New York, including BLT in New York’s Ritz Carlton Central Park, Plein Sud, and the fabled Oak Room. He is a permanent member of the Iron Chef Team.

Our Special Guests:

Master story-teller Fred Newman will share tales of his connection to nature and his love of New Pond Farm. Fred is a prodigious talent: actor, author, composer, comedian, Foley artist, and master listener. Fred is renowned for his humorous and wide-ranging sound effects for A Prairie
Home Companion and Live From Here.

Redding’s own David Morgan will perform. David is a piano player, songwriter, producer, and educator. He has performed with Wynton Marsalis, Wes Anderson, Peter Himmelman, and Jane Lynch. David founded “The Music Shed” in Redding where he shares his love of music with musicians of all ages.

Our Menu

Passed Hors d’oeuvres

Beef Bacon BLT with Horseradish Aioli

Cherry Tomato Skewers with Garden Basil, Olive Oil, and Sea Salt

House Made Sausage in a Blanket with Beer Mustard and Pickles

Kale/Yogurt Dip with Summer Beans


Garden Lettuces

Shaved Garden Vegetables / Raspberry Vinaigrette


Pork Shoulder Confit

Tomato Marmalade / Herbes de Provence

Marinated Beets

Blueberry Vinegar / Feta / Almonds / Parsley


Duo of New Pond Farm Beef

Smoked Ribeye / Onion Soubise / Thyme

Brisket Pot Roast / Horseradish Gravy

Grilled Summer Squash

Garden Pesto / Lemon Crumbs


Carrot Cake

New Pond Farm Carrots / Yogurt-Lime Icing


*Please let us know if you have any dietary allergies.