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2024 June A Night on the Farm

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Join us for A Night on the Farm!

A Night on the Farm is our signature fundraiser event series to support our educational programming for youth and adults as well as our pay-what-you-can Farm Market. 

Highlighting Ethiopian Cuisine 

Indulge in a culinary journey where each dish is a celebration of tradition, flavor, and community. From fragrant spices to hearty stews and injera, our menu promises to delight your senses and leave you satiated. 

This evening is about more than great food, it's about coming together as a community to support our shared vision of sustainability, food justice, and cultural exchange. Your attendance and generosity will help us continue our mission to sustain and support a more equitable community through growing, learning, cooking, and sharing fresh food together. 

About the chef: 

Galila Daniel

A chef and food justice advocate specializing in the utilization of hydroponic farming systems and wellness access, Daniel completed a 2020 WWOOF (Worldwide Opportunities on Organic Farms) x Chef Dan Barber’s Stone Barns Center Harvest Corp Fellowship upon graduating from the Institute of Culinary Education. Prior to her days within the culinary industry, preforming duties as a cook and chef de cuisine at New York based restaurants, she spent a length of time across eastern Asia researching culinary and wellness traditions, fostering a specialty in elevated cuisine with bold flavors and bright colors influenced by her East African heritage, hometown of DC, and travels throughout indigenous communities of the world. She continues working to promote accessibility to sustainable wellness resources and products to encourage power and healing amongst marginalized groups. As a proud Howard University alum, Daniel also continually strives to include her alma mater and surrounding communities in her wellness oriented goals. She is also the Vice Chair of Common Good City Farm's Board of Directors, and has served on the Board for 3 years. 


Guests are invited to join just for the cocktail hour, seated dinner, or both. Tickets for cocktail hour and dinner are sold separately. 

Cocktail Hour: 5-6:30pm 

The cocktail hour will feature farm-themed beverages & small bites  One Cocktail Hour ticket includes access to the event from 5 - 6:30pm and 2 drink tickets (per ticket holder). Cocktail hour will wrap up at 6:30pm, and those who wish to stay for the seated dinner must purchase tickets for that event separately. 

Seated Dinner: 6:30-8:30pm 

Seated dinner includes 2 drink tickets and a wine tasting.  Additional drink tickets can be purchased for $10 each. When you purchase a table of 6 or 8 a complimentary bottle of Tej honey wine will be included. 

Menu

  • Duba Wot - Berbere stewed sweet potato
  • Shiro - Spiced Chickpea Puree
  • Gomen - Braised collard greens
  • Bicha Kik - Stewed turmeric split pea
  • Key Misir - Spicy red Lentil (spicy)
  • Kesir Salata - Beet salad
  • Injera - Teff sourdough
  • Dessert - Baklava sambusa, coconut ice cream
  • Ethiopian Coffee & Tea

Cocktail Menu 

Tej - Honey Wine 

Espresso Martini

Bee's Knees 

Mocktail: Brazilian Limeade


Please note the menu is plant based, and vegan. Dinner is also nut-free, however the dessert contains nuts, there will be a nut-free option.   

Reach out to info@commongoodcityfarm.org with any questions about ticket pricing, event logistics, or anything else!  

Seating

Guests will be assigned to a table at check-in. If you wish to sit with specific people, you may buy your tickets together or let us know in advance.  Tickets can be purchased for private tables for groups of 6 people. Please email kailasa@commongoodcityfarm.org with the full names of guests who have purchased tickets and wish to sit together. 

Severe Weather Plan  

As the farm is an outdoor space, severe weather may impact our ability to host the event. 

Our policy has been to reschedule events when the following weather events are forecast with a high likelihood (If it is a drizzle/ light rain, we generally do not reschedule the event and continue to host the event.) 

Plan for rain/ severe weather date of Thursday, June 13 from 5:00 - 8:00pm

  • Severe rain and/or high winds that may cause dangerous situations
  • Thunderstorm watch or warning
  • Tornado watch or warning
  • Lighting
  • Hail
  • Excessive Heat (exceeding 103 degrees F)

If the weather forecast is looking bad, we will be in communication about rescheduling to the back-up date.

If you're not able to join us, we'll miss you! Please join us in spirit and consider donating today to help us meet our fundraising goals for 2024. You can also "Sponsor a Ticket" on our event registration page to sponsor one of our complimentary tickets for residents of Kelly Miller.

Event Sponsorships

If you are a company that is interested in sponsoring A Night on the Farm, email us at info@commongoodcityfarm.org to discuss sponsorship options.

A huge thank you to our sponsors:


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