Get to Know Your Farmers at Zola Wine & Kitchen

Zola Wine & Kitchen Executive Chef and Partner Bryan Moscatello is one of the biggest supporters of the FreshFarm Markets and their farmers in the DC area.  You may remember, I blogged about him kicking off the first Penn Quarter Farmer Market of 2010 where he made an amazing Spring Vegetable Chicken Salad (which in turn made me buy a mandolin.)

Now, instead of bringing the chef to the market, Moscatello is bringing the farmers to Zola Wine & Kitchen for a series of talks about market products. After each talk, Moscatello and the featured farmer will accompany everyone for an informal, but personal market tour!
The Farmers in Residence Program is on the Thursdays below at 3pm at Zola Wine & Kitchen (corner of 9th & E NW, Washington, DC). Walk-ins are welcome.

May 6th, Bill Bankhead of Springfield Farms in Sparks, MD talks spring lamb

June 17th, Charlene Dilworth of Sand Hill Farm in Caroline County, MD talks honey

July 8th, Holly Foster of Chapel's Country Creamery in Easton, MD talks artisan cheese

August 12th, Mark Toigo of Toigo Orchards in Shippensburg, PA talks about preserving food

September 9th, Ferial Welsh of The Mushroom Stand in Chester County, PA talks about her fabulous funghi

October 7th, Rob Ferguson of Cibola Farms in Culpepper, VA talks bison.

Plug them into your calendar now so you don't miss out!

For more information about Zola Wine & Kitchen's daily lunch specials, cooking classes or the Farmers in Residence program, visit their website.

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