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Custom Woolen Mills Ltd

30453 Range Road 27 - 2

Carstairs, AB T0M 0N0

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With delicious, amazing local food and alcohol, this is the only event to kick off the Summer.

Now in its fifth edition, Slow Food Calgary and Friends are preparing for another amazing Secret Farm Picnic to celebrate the summer solstice! Join us for good, clean, fair local food and drink complemented by the remarkable story of Custom Woolen Mills.

Come rain or shine, this event will be one to remember - just come prepared for the rain!Our chef for this outdoor feast will be Jason Barton-Browne, formerly of Hayloft in Airdrie, and now sous chef at River Café. This year's delicious menu will include:

Mains

  • Slow-Roasted HGB Bison Loin
  • Blue Mountain Biodynamic Farm Pork Belly & Sausages

Sides

  • Sprouted Alberta Grains, Asparagus, Grilled Green Onion
  • Blistered Cherry Tomatoes, Cheese Curd, Herbs, Mead Vinaigrette
  • Poplar Bluff Potato Salad, Egg, Pickled Beans, Lovage Aioli
  • Nettle Pasta, Roasted Eggplant, Chive Blossom Butter, Gremolata

Dessert

  • Mountain Berry Rhubarb Trifle



*Please note menu is subject to change based upon local product availability

Libations
Locally produced alcoholic, and non-alcoholic, beverages will be available for purchase on site.

Live Music
We are so fortunate to have music provided by the wonderful Amy Bishop!




SOCKS AND BALLS!

Due to the amazing popularity last year, and as you can never have enough socks, each ticket will include a pair of socks made at Custom Woolen Mills and all attendees will be given a brief introduction to natural dyeing techniques before being allowed to dye their own socks either one colour or, using the Shibori technique (Tie-dyeing), a combination of two colours. The socks will be dried and ready to take home by the end of the event. The socks come in the following sizes: 4-6, 7-9, 10-12, & 13-15

Socks not your thing? You'll have the option of eco-friendly laundry balls!

Weather permitting, Eliese Watson of ABC Bees will also be conducting a short intro to beekeeping and attendees will have the opportunity to learn from Eliese as she checks some hives at the Mill (bee suits provided).





Tickets are selling fast so make sure you get yours now!

If you wish to extend the fun, we want to provide you the opportunity take full advantage of the night. For only $5 per adult (16+) you can camp in the beautiful surroundings of the Woolen Mill! You'll need to bring all of your own camping gear - we will not be able to supply anything but a spot to pitch, good company, and hopefully a beautiful night. No breakfast will be provided so make sure that you pack some morning sustenance.

Cost:
Slow Food Members: $60
Non-Members: $80
Camping: $5 per adult over 16 (free <16)

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Custom Woolen Mills Ltd

30453 Range Road 27 - 2

Carstairs, AB T0M 0N0

Canada

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No Refunds

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