Friday, September 19, 2014
Inquirer Daily News

For NJ restaurant week, you can help pick crops

Families can come to Duffield's Farm Market (280 Chapel Heights Rd, Sewell) from 1 to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, July 16 to assist in picking peppers, green beans and eggplant.

For NJ restaurant week, you can help pick crops

The fresh produce in Duffield’s Farm Market in Sewell, N.J.
The fresh produce in Duffield’s Farm Market in Sewell, N.J. TOM GRALISH / Staff Photographer

Summer time in New Jersey evokes images of corn, tomatoes, berries and cantaloupes. For the first time ever, prior to the 2014 SJ Hot Chefs Farm to Fork event, the public is being invited to help harvest the crops.

Families can come to Duffield’s Farm Market (280 Chapel Heights Rd, Sewell) from 1 to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, July 16 to assist in picking peppers, green beans and eggplant.

From July 20-26, the harvested vegetables will be incorporated into the menu prepared by all restaurants participating in the SJ Hot Chef’s Farm to Fork week-long event. All told, 45 eateries will feature a summertime four-course offering for $35 (some offering a three course for $25). 

As an added interactive element the public is being asked to participate in the “Littlest Chefs” contest.

SJ Hot Chefs are encouraging people to submit pictures of their kids with their culinary creations online by tagging SJ HotChefs on Facebook or using the hashtag #SJLittleChefs on Twitter.

One winner will receive a $100 gift card and their child’s dish will be featured at one of the participating restaurants during Farm to Fork. For more details or to enter contest visit us Facebook.com/SJHotChefs.

More coverage
 
The restaurant scene is on fire this fall
 
Cibo replaces Walnut Street Supper Club
 
Chabaa Thai moving down the street in Manayunk
 
The Spot: Day by Day (by day by day...)
About this blog
Food news, tips and other food-centric dispatches!

Drew Lazor Philly.com
Michael Klein Philly.com
Latest Videos:
Also on Philly.com
Stay Connected