Food Bank of the Hudson Valley To Host 5th Annual Farm-to-Fork Feast November 14

The Food Bank of the Hudson Valley will host its 5th Annual Farm-to-Fork Feast on Thursday, November 14 from 5:30-9 p.m. at Villa Borghese (70 Widmer Road, Wappingers Falls NY).

The Farm-to-Fork Feast is a culinary celebration of the Hudson Valley food scene, and includes a 4-course dinner prepared by some of the region’s most talented chefs using local ingredients, and a cocktail hour with “tasting stations” that feature samples from local restaurants, bakeries, breweries, wineries and distilleries.

The dinner will be prepared by:
• Villa Borghese (1st appetizer)
• Heritage Food + Drink (2nd appetizer)
• Cosimo’s on Union (entrée)
• Henry’s at the Farm (dessert).

Tasting Station vendors include: Brotherhood Winery, Café Spice, Caribbean Mango, Chef Zach Berger, Culinary Institute of America, Henry’s at the Farm, Hudson Ale Works, Janet’s Quality Baked Goods, Newburgh Brewing Co., North Plank Road Tavern, Orange County Distillery, The Ship Lantern Inn, and Whitecliff Vineyard & Winery.

Tickets for the event are $150 per person ($75 tax-deductible) or $1,500 for a table of 10. Proceeds will help the Food Bank continue to alleviate hunger and prevent food waste throughout the region. For more details or to purchase tickets, please visit or call (845) 534-5344.

The 5th Annual Farm-to-Fork Feast is sponsored by: TD Bank, Rocking Horse Ranch/SplashDown Beach, Stop & Shop Supermarkets, Buttermilk Falls Inn & Spa, C&S Wholesale Grocers, Lakeland Bank, Manhattan Beer Distributors, PCSB, ShopRite, Price Chopper/Market 32, Sawyer Savings Bank, Central Hudson Gas & Electric Company, Hannaford, Hudson River Fruit, Mid-Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union, Orange Regional Medical Center, Rhinebeck Bank, Russo Propane, and Walden Savings Bank. Additional support comes from: Jacobs Music Center, Kirchoff Properties LLC, Package Pavement/Stormville Oil, PKF O’Connor Davies, Ulster Savings Bank, Vivian Photography, and Williams Lumber & Home. Media sponsorship is provided by Hudson Valley Magazine and Luminary Media.

About the Food Bank
Working in partnership with the food industry, the Food Bank of the Hudson Valley collects surplus food and distributes it to charitable agencies feeding hungry people in a six-county region of the Lower Hudson Valley (Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Sullivan and Ulster). Last year, the Food Bank provided nearly 15 million pounds of food to more than 117,000 people through 400 member agencies – including food pantries, soup kitchens, emergency shelters, day care centers, senior programs, rehabilitation programs and programs for the disabled.