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Tuality Plains Great Grains Fundraising Dinner

  • Nana Cardoon Urban Farm 2542 Northwest Willamina Avenue Forest Grove, OR, 97116 United States (map)

Enjoy a locally sourced dinner & help grow the local grain economy

Grain, the missing ingredient in many locally sourced meals, just became a little more local and accessible. Now in its third year, Tuality Plains Great Grains has created a miller's job, a malting company, and the grains have become a favorite with a growing number of regional home bakers, bake shops, brewers, and distillers.

Our focus is local food, local jobs, and farming practices that keep our soil healthy for future generations.

Now we need your help to continue! Plan to attend the Great Grains fundraising dinner on Sunday, August 25. All proceeds from the event go toward community outreach, marketing, and education.

Tuality Plains Great Grains Fundraising Dinner
Sunday, August 25

5:00 pm: Come early to experience bread baking in the earth oven, Farm Tour, Appetizers, and Beverages
6:00 pm: Dinner, Discussion, Live Auction 
Tickets: $75 per person


While enjoying a tasty dinner you’ll learn the history of Tuality Plains Great Grains, how we have developed the program, and what we can all do to make this regional effort grow stronger. Join in the conversation on how to "share food across the fence" and build community between farmers and our urban centers.

From soil health to our health, reviving the local grain economy brings many benefits. Click here for more information on why we are focusing on grains, how we got started, and our goals for local grain production.

Tuality Plains Great Grains Dinner Menu

Smoked Salmon on Barley Wine Crackers
Smoked Salmon, Purple Karma Barley Flour, and Red Fife Flour
Paired with Montinore Estate Vivacce

Pork Belly Crostini
Candied Pork Belly, Leek Strata, Roasted Tomato, Crème Fraiche, Chard
Paired with Dogwood Distilling - Branch Honey Rye Cocktail

Chili Lime Oregon Shrimp Tuile
Oregon Shrimp, Arugula, Chile, Lime, Chive, Balsamic Caviar, Barley Tuile using Purple Karma Barley Flour
Paired with Tuality Plains Purple Karma Barley Ale

Pancetta Focaccia di Recco

Focaccia di Recco, Pancetta, Rosemary, Kalamata Olives, Tomatoes, Four Cheese Blend using Red Fife Flour
Paired with Tuality Plains Purple Karma Barley Ale

Cheese Course
Helvetia Creamery Apfelheller
Paired with Old Wilson Ferments HGOG High Grove Cider
Helvetia Creamery Kasli
Paired with Old Wilson Ferments Black Currant/Blackberry Cider

Gin and Tonic Tart
Lemon Egg Tart and Tonic Maple Syrup using Red Fife Wheat
Paired with Dogwood Distilling Gin Cocktail

Non-alcoholic libations and aqua fresca will also be served throughout the evening.

Can’t make it to dinner but still want to help?
Make a contribution to Tuality Plains Great Grains.

Earlier Event: August 21
Forest Grove Farmers Market
Later Event: August 28
Forest Grove Farmers Market