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U.S. & Canadian Chefs Join Forces to Save Farms at Northern Alliance Dinner on June 23


Matt Jennings, Info@farmsteadinc.com or Cris Coffin (413) 586-4593 x29,ccoffin@farmland.org


WASHINGTON, D.C., June 11, 2013 –Ten U.S. and Canadian chefs  will band together to celebrate the culinary camaraderie between neighboring nations and save farmland at the U.S.A. Northern Alliance Dinner on Sunday, June 23 at 6 p.m. at JM Curley restaurant, located at  21 Temple Place in Boston.

Acclaimed U.S. chefs Jamie Bissonnette of Boston's Toro and Coppa restaurants, April Bloomfield of NYC's The Spotted Pig and The Breslin, NYC's Zak Pelaccio, Boston's Ken Oringer and Matt Jennings of Farmstead in Providence will team up with their Canadian counterparts Matty Matheson of Parts and Labor, Maison Publique's Derek Dammann, Lee Cooper of L'Abbatoir, Rob Gentile of Buca and Raymonds' Jeremy Charles for this special reception and multi-course dinner featuring traditional and neo-traditional Northern American cuisine. A Canadian version of the event will take place in Montreal in August.

Tickets are available for $250 per person at http://www.farmsteadinc.com/shop/things-we-love/northern-alliance-dinner-0. Proceeds will support American Farmland Trust’s efforts to protect farmland, promote sound farming practices and keep farmers on their land.





American Farmland Trust is the nation's leading conservation organization dedicated to protecting farmland, promoting sound farming practices and keeping farmers on the land. Since its founding in 1980 by a group of farmers and citizens concerned about the rapid loss of farmland to development, AFT has helped save millions of acres of farmland from development and led the way for the adoption of conservation practices on millions more.

AFT's national office is located in Washington, DC. Phone: 202-331-7300. For more information, visit www.farmland.org.

American Farmland Trust