What a lovely time to visit our farm, friends. The flowers are blooming and all our fruit is growing well. We are in the last weeks of pick your own cherries and will be moving into pick your own peaches soon. Many of you have wanted to know when we are selling tickets for farm to table dinners on our farm this Summer and Autumn. One of our farms core values is to be generous with our community and we have agreed to host 3 fundraisers this summer to share forward and partner with some amazing non-profits here in our home town.
The First event is July 30th, The Fresh Start Culinary school is going to be having a farm to table dinner to help with tuition for their new culinary students.
Mt. View Orchards and Fresh Start Culinary Arts Program are teaming up for a summer farm supper at the farm’s new dining venue, amidst 50 acres of pears, apples and cherries. The dinner on Saturday, July 30, 6:00 pm, features a romantic Italian buffet prepared by Fresh Start staff and students.
“Katrina McAlexander, the ‘grateful farmer’ at Mt. View Orchards, has given us her new venue for the night as a gift, and we are very excited to bring our Fresh Start friends and neighbors this dinner,” says Fresh Start chair Kathy Watson.
Fresh Start staff chefs Matt Patterson and Rainbow Trosper have created this Italian feast: for tickets head to this link.
The next event is the evening of July 31st, we are hosting the No Place like Home"Farm to Table Dinner and auction. This family-friendly, farm-to-table FEAST is open to anyone and everyone who loves good food, family, love and community.
Three-course catered dinner by AHI's Ohana Catering. Includes three appetizers, main course, and dessert, created with summer bounty from the amazing Hood River Valley farm and orchard community.
Viento Wines and premier hard cider from Mt. View Orchards with dinner
Spectacular Mt. Hood backdrop in the Mt. View Orchards meadow
Live music by Rachel Beitler Moore
"Gotta Have" raffle and silent auction items from Twiggs, Pip's Original Doughnuts, and many more.
Tickets: $40 per person. Pay with paypal, debit, or credit card by using the ticket link above. Prefer paper? Mail a check to: 1766 6th St. Hood River, Oregon 97031
Last but not least, We are hosting the Gorge Grown Farm to Table Fundraiser on the evening of October 2nd
Tickets are now available for our annual Harvest Dinner!
A classic farm dinner set at a beautiful table at Mt. View Orchards in the Hood River Valley featuring a four-course meal from Chef Ben Stenn of Celilo Restaurant and Bar.
The evening will begin with a delightful cocktail hour featuring appetizers and amazing locally-crafted beer.
Dinner will highlight dazzling seasonal produce and savory local meat raised right here in the Gorge. Local wine with each course.
Meet local farmers, enjoy the mountain view scenery of a working orchard, savor local flavors of our community, and support a great non-profit working to build a thriving, vibrant local food system here in the Gorge.