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Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Head to Tail BBQ Seasonal Pig Roast and Party Presented by Downtown Farmers Market and Edible Wasatch @ Utah State Fairpark (SLC: Oct 19)

Contact: Danica Farley

Head to Tail BBQ presented by the Downtown Farmers Market and Edible Wasatch

What: The Downtown Farmers Market and Edible Wasatch present a seasonal pig roast and party. Enjoy live music and wine and beer pairings while honoring the end of the 19th season of the Downtown Farmers Market.

When: Oct. 19, 6-10 p.m.

Where: Utah State Fairpark

Who: Ryan Lowder, Executive Chef for The Copper Onion and new project Plum Alley, has teamed up with local rancher Christiansen's Hog Heaven to prepare a feast fit for a locavore. Liberty Heights Fresh, Creminelli Fine Meats, Ruby Snap, High West Distillery and Uinta Brewing Co. will all be on deck with fresh preparations.

Details: The event is 21 and older, cash bar. Tickets are $25 per person, including food and entertainment. There will be a cash bar.

The Head to Tail BBQ is the finale to a summer series of Farm Tours that focused on different aspects of local food production. The tours were influenced by the Downtown Farmers Market’s commitment to farm to fork education and buying local.

The 2011 Downtown Farmers Market is open Saturday mornings from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., June 11-Oct. 22 and Tuesday evenings Aug.-Oct. The market—with over 250 vendors—offers a unique variety of farmers, growers, bakeries, prepared food and beverages, packaged foods and local artisans.
For a complete listing of special events, crop schedule and detailed information visit www.slcfarmersmarket.org.

The Downtown Alliance is dedicated to building a dynamic and diverse community that is the regional center for culture, commerce and entertainment. For more information, visit downtownslc.org.


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