Enjoy the grounds surrounding the Oregon City studio of renowned Oregon sculptor Lee Kelly. Over several decades, he’s nurtured this former dairy farm into a forested pastoral Eden with sculptures he’s made over the years nestled among the small ponds and wild, robust greenery. Our own Chef Jason French will share his love of the bounty of Oregon in this beautiful setting. Inspired by classic traditions of farm driven craft cookery, French’s menus perfectly embody his culinary philosophy of seasonally delicious fare.
If anyone can make farm life look charmed its Andrea Bemis. But make no mistake, even though there are idyllic moments, the farmer and food blogger behind Tumbleweed Farm in Hood River County, can tell you it’s tough work getting food from field to table. Thankfully, her new cookbook Dishing Up the Dirt highlights the very best of seasonal vegetables and none of the recipes are hard to cook. Andrea will be at Elder Hall in June for Book Fete and she talked to us about how she developed the recipes for her first ever cookbook and what her guilty pleasure foods are. Q&A BELOW
We're super excited to announce not one but TWO Spring Food Book Fetes at the Hall! Join Annemarie Ahearn, Full Moon Suppers at Saltwater Farm on Tuesday, May 30th & Andrea Bemis, Dishing Up the Dirt on Sunday, June 11th for food and wine, book signings and demonstrations by the authors!
Sunday, May 14th | $35 | Kids under 12 $15 | Drinks & Ala Carte not included
Mother's Day Brunch is back! Treat mom to a delicious wood fired brunch from our trusty oven! We're bringing back some of the classics and adding in some seasonal favorites. It's an either/or coursed prixe fixe menu so you can make it your own! Plus...BACON!
APRIL 26 – MAY 2
Join us WEDNESDAY APRIL 26TH for our most delicious fundraiser of the year with Spring for Zenger! We'll be donating a percentage of one day’s sales to Zenger Farm to celebrate their mission to ensure access to good food for all. Some of Portland’s top restaurants, eateries, bars, cafes, nurseries and garden supply stores participate. We hope to see you out and about April 26 through May 2!
It’s time to give Oregon Gamay Noir its due. I Love Gamay is a first of its kind event that brings together adventurous wine lovers and Oregon Gamay producers for a great excuse to throw a party celebrating our favorite under-the-radar varietal.
Our Gathering Space, Elder Hall plays host to two days of events that lets you get to know Oregon Gamay, including an all Oregon Gamay tasting salon on day one and a multi-course dinner featuring legendary Portland chefs, Jason French and Cathy Whims with some storied local wine veterans on day two. Local producers and wine experts will be on hand to offer up their knowledge on this lesser known gem. Yes, Oregon Pinot Noir has earned its place in wine history, but we want to blow the lid off Oregon’s other noir rouge grape!
Join us for either one or both of our inaugural I Love Gamay events that will be held on May 1st and May 2nd, 2017.