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May 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 of the year to support our educational programming for youth and adults as well as our pay-what-you-can Farm Market. We are offering tickets on a sliding scale basis so that you can select the level that best works for you to support and allow us to make the event accessible to more people

Highlighting Asian American Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander Heritage month, we're featuring the local chefs of Kam & 46 + Chinese Street Market. Kam & 46 is a duo owned DMV based Hawaii and Filipino fare food truck, pop-up and catering co. They serve deliciously curated dishes that showcase both Asian and Pacific Islander flavors. Chinese Street Market is on a mission to build a community that supports the preservation of Chinese culture in Chinatown DC. They host pop-ups, hands on workshops, and cater locally. Their chefs design creative, vibrant, and traditional cuisine that satisfy the senses. 

Dinner Menu:

Smoked Salmon Dip
-  Norwegian salmon, spring onion oil, lomi lomi tomatoes, pickled radish. Served romaine lettuce and taro chips.

Laing and Pulehu Chicken Mix Plate
- Common Good farms greens, cooked in coconut milk and Thai chili, ginger, garlic spices and shrimp paste.
- Char-grilled lemongrass chicken
- Jasmine rice

Butter Mochi
- matcha, miso caramel, mint

Vegetarian Menu:

Smoked Eggplant
-  Chinese eggplant, spring onion oil, lomi lomi tomatoes, pickled radish. Served romaine lettuce and taro chips.

Laing and Trumpet Mushroom Mix Plate
- Common Good farms greens, cooked in coconut milk and Thai chili, ginger, garlic spices and shrimp paste.
- Char-grilled lemongrass trumpet mushroom
- Jasmine rice

    Butter Mochi
    - matcha, miso caramel, mint

    Please indicate dietary restrictions on purchasing page. 
    Please note that we cannot guarantee that we can make other substitutions to the menu. 

    Cocktail Hour: 5-6:30pm 

    Chinese Street Market:

    • Shumai
    • Dumplings
    • Pineapple Cake

    The cocktail hour will feature 3 beverages: 

    • Basil El Jimador Margarita
    • Jack Honey Ice Tea
    • Tito’s Mint Lemonade 

    Beverages will highlight farm produce and small bites will be provided by Chinese Street Market. The cocktail hour is open to anyone, regardless if you have bought a ticket to the Seated Dinner or not. 

    One Cocktail Hour ticket includes access to the event from 5 - 6:30 pm and 3 beverages (per ticket holder).  Cocktail hour will wrap up at 6:30 pm, and those who wish to stay for the seated dinner must purchase tickets for that event separately. 

    If you have purchased tickets for the Seated Dinner on the Farm, you may continue to use your drink tickets during the dinner. Each Seated Dinner ticket will include access to the event from 6:30 - 8:30 pm, dinner, and 1 beverage. 

    Additional drink tickets can be purchased for $10 each. 

    Please feel free to reach out to with any questions about ticket pricing, event logistics, or anything else!  


    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 at check-in. Private tables for groups of 6 or 8 people are available to be reserved. Please email with the full names of guests who have purchased tickets and wish to sit together. 

    COVID-19 Protocol

    • All guests are required to be vaccinated or provide proof of negative COVID test 
    • Staff/ volunteers wear face masks in addition to being vaccinated
    • Common Good City Farm to change the COVID-19 protocol based on CDC and/ or DC Health guidelines.

    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 Tuesday, May 30th from 5:00 - 8:30 pm 

    • 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 2023. 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 to discuss sponsorship options.

    Les The Dj (photo by Oscar Olmedo)
    Expect to boogie, we are thrilled to have Les The DJ spin at our event! Les Talusan is a DJ, whose musical practice immerses people in the joy of community-powered discovery. Born and raised in Manila, Philippines, and now based in Washington, DC for over 20 years, Les continues to find inspiration behind the decks in the U.S. and abroad. Fueled by their own story of resilience, liberation, and courage as an immigrant, parent and survivor, Les brings to the center the songs long cherished, remembered, and celebrated by people of the global diaspora. (photo cred: Oscar Olmedo)

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