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On the Farm: Experience #2 – The Art of Sourcing Local
Friday, 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
For an authentic small-farm experience filled with delicious local fare, The Art of Sourcing Local is the excursion for you. Featuring an exquisite meal from the talented Maggie Trujillo, executive chef at new Seattle restaurant Aerlume, coupled with flavorful bottles of Washington State wines, this excursion takes farm-to-table to a new level. Journey through the property with its owners and learn about their custom farming operation with Aerlume. Then, take a break for a food and wine pairing that celebrates Washington’s fresh, homegrown ingredients, and finish the day with a sweet treat from Hot Cakes Molten Chocolate Cakery.
- 9:30am – Check in Begins
- 10:00am – Board the Bus
- 10:35am – Arrive at Fall City Farms, Tour the Farm, Enjoy Lunch
- 2:10pm – Depart Farm
- 2:45pm – Arrive back at Filson flagship store
Maggie Trujillo is the executive chef at Aerlume, a new restaurant in Seattle operated by Fire & Vine Hospitality offering a dining experience built around the heirloom produce it sources from Washington’s farming community. A lover of water and competitive swimmer, Trujillo left the Midwest for the Pacific Northwest where she worked her way up to executive chef. Her experience working with a true farm-to-table restaurant began in 2014 when she joined Larks Restaurant at the Inn at the Commons in Medford, Oregon. It was there that she discovered her love for working with local farmers, cheesemakers and foragers to source the best ingredients. Leading the Aerlume kitchen brings Trujillo close to the water she loves and presents an opportunity for her to work hand-in-hand with local producers, including Fall City Farms.
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Complimentary transportation to the farm will depart from Filson. If you are driving to Filson in the morning, complimentary parking is available across the street from the store.
*chefs subject to change
*time subject to change