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‘Farm to Table’ Benefit Returns for 15th Year to Cleveland Botanical Garden

Indulge in strawberry-inspired delicacies and drinks prepared by more than 20 of Cleveland’s hottest chefs at the 15th annual “Farm to Table” benefit on Monday, June 3, at Cleveland Botanical Garden. Proceeds from this popular fundraiser support Green Corps, the Garden’s urban farming and learning program for local teens, and the North Union Farmers Market.

Farm to Table starts at 5:30 p.m. with “Berry Benefits,” a panel discussion featuring Buster Woolf of Woolf Farms, Mike Mitchell of Mitchell’s Homemade Ice Cream and Mladen Golubic, MD, PhD, medical director for the Center of Lifestyle Medicine at Cleveland Clinic.

Then, from 6:30 to 9 pm, enjoy live music and appetizing offerings featuring fresh, locally sourced ingredients at chef stations on the Garden’s Geis Terrace. Some of the participating restaurants include:

• Accent
• Bon Appétit
• Chagrin Valley Country Club
• CK’s Steakhouse at Quail Hollow Resort
• Crop Bistro
• Dewey’s Coffee
• Flying Fig
• ICASI
• J. Pistone Market
• La Campagna
• Light Bistro
• Coquette Patisserie
• Lucky’s Cafe
• Luxe Kitchen and Lounge
• Mitchell’s Ice Cream
• Moxie the Restaurant
• SASA
• Spice Kitchen & Bar
• The Greenhouse Tavern
• Umami Asian Kitchen
• Washington Place Bistro and Inn  

Reservations for Farm to Table can be made by calling 216.721.1600 ext. 100. Tickets are $85 for members of the Garden and North Union Farmers Market and $100 for non-members. Admission includes open wine bar. Event runs rain or shine, and $45 of each ticket is the non-tax-deductible value.

Cleveland Botanical Garden, located at 11030 East Boulevard in Cleveland’s University Circle neighborhood is an ever-changing urban escape where you find enrichment and inspiration through fabulous gardens, an exotic Glasshouse and enchanting events. The Garden makes our community greener and healthier by growing young lives and restoring land throughout the city. To learn more, please visit cbgarden.org.

North Union Farmers Market champions local foods of Northeast Ohio and promotes their environmental, economic and health benefits by connecting certified producers with consumers through a network of markets. Visit nothunionfarmersmarket.org for more details.

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Cleveland Botanical Garden receives public support through Cuyahoga Arts & Culture.

MEDIA CONTACT: Tom O'Konowitz, tokonowitz@cbgarden.org, 216.707.2818 

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