Hidden Villa is excited to host our second annual Food Worth Celebrating event! Join us for a journey around the farm that blends hands-on experiences and delicious food into an evening that will tickle your taste buds and your brain! Learn from the growers and innovators contributing to a more resilient, just, and thriving regional food system. This year's event will take attendees on an experiential journey through the principles of regenerative agriculture and its impact on our environmental and social landscape: Sip handcrafted cocktails from Shoots & Roots Bitters while unpacking soil health in our Educational Garden and Greenhouse Field Investigate the intersections of animal welfare and ecological resilience in our pasture with Dede Boies of Root Down Farm and Hidden Villa's animal husbandry team. Savor the outcome of a life well-lived with a selection of local cheeses courtesy of Whole Foods Enjoy vegetarian eats as you hear directly from Oya Organics about what it means to cultivate an equitable and inclusive food system Test out our tomatoes, enjoy live music over locally made ice cream, and get your hands on unique Hidden Villa goods at our silent auction Digest it all over a feast of roasted Hidden Villa chicken and pork loin, vegetarian-friendly portobellos stuffed with goat cheese and fresh herbs, seasonal vegetables, and kale salad served up by Roadside Rotisserie There is room for everyone at the table, including the littlest eaters among us! Kid-friendly activities and farm animal visits will run throughout the evening. This event is free for children under 2. Check back to hear more about the exciting partnering farms and organizations that will help make this evening one to remember. Come taste Hidden Villa's mission to inspire a more just and sustainable future!