Growing Gardens 19th Annual Farm Dinner.

Saturday, August 4th, 2018 from 5 - 9pm

Feast under the stars at the Growing Gardens 18th annual Farm Dinner, a special fundraising gala that brings together award-winning local chefs to collaborate on a bountiful five-course meal and features an auction, open bar and live music.

Chefs create and serve their enchanting selections of one-of-a-kind appetizers, signature dishes and memorable desserts all paired with wine and beer. Organic produce and herbs grown on the Cultiva farm are incorporated into gourmet appetizers, a five-course sit-down dinner and dessert. Locally raised meats, cheeses, grains and other ingredients are donated by our event sponsors.

All proceeds raised from the event go to directly to Growing Gardens' education and enrichment programs for children, teens, adults, seniors and those with developmental disabilities. This annual summer celebration and fundraiser will cast a special spotlight on our Children's Peace Garden program, which connects over 7,000 children each year with the garden, environmental stewardship, and seed to plate thinking. The Peace Garden also provides low income (title 1) schools and students with free field trip and classroom visits that they otherwise may not get to experience. We hope to grow this program in 2018/1 and serve even more children with your support. 

The Farm Dinner is nestled in our serene, 11-acre garden with exquisite views of the Flatirons. Snap some photos with your friends in the Shutterbus (America's most charming photo booth), enjoy garden tours with the Cultiva Youth Leaders, meet-and-greets with the chefs, a silent and live auction, a short film of the Cultiva Youth Project and Food Project Farm in action and live music.

Ticket pricing will be announced shortly. Limited tickets are available, garden party attire and garden-friendly footwear are encouraged.

Watch the 2017 Cultiva Farm Dinner Video!


2018 Farm Dinner Chef Line-Up (Menu coming soon)

Cocktail Hour: Craft beers by Boulder's oldest brewery, Boulder Beer, organic wines, and delicious Suerte Tequila cocktails with fresh juice.  



Salvatore Proia, PMG

24 Carrot Bistro, Kevin Kidd & Bianca Retzloff 

Jason Rogers, Oskar Blues

Arun Moghe, Santo's 

Casey Easton, Food Lab Boulder

Assorted artisanal goat cheese by Haystack Mountain Goat Dairy with organic dried fruit by Made In Nature



Lenny Martinelli, The Boulder Dushanbe Teahouse




Laurent Mechin, Jill's Restaurant at St Julien Hotel & Spa

Rodrigo Quijano, Zolo's Southwestern Grill

Vegan and Gluten-free Entrée: Teresa Hanson, Shine Restaurant & Gathering Place 


Vegetable Sides:

Corey Cunningham, The Mediterranean Restaurant

Arik Markus, Rimon 




Shamane Simons, Shamane's Bake Shoppe

Diane Starnick, Culinary Hearts Catering



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A Special Thanks to our 2017 Event Sponsors: 










Liquor Mart

Daily Camera

Northeast Seafood Products