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Farm-to-table dinner for chefs, farmers and consumers of California regenerative agriculture

Enjoy a farm-to-table dinner of Northern California’s bounty at the height of summer. Join us at Soul Food Farm in Vacaville, California, August 19, for an evening of family-style dining and exploring the farm.

Soul Food Farm, Farm to Table Dinner, Jefferson Center for Holistic Management, regenerative agriculture, California

Soul Food Farm

The menu for the August 19 dinner is created by Chef Melissa Fernandez,  and Alexis Koefoed, the owner of Soul Food Farm.



The Menu

Apéritif and Appetizer

Skewered & grilled beef heart and chicken livers
Deviled Soul Food Farm eggs
Roasted shishito peppers
Summer cocktail

Heirloom tomato salad with torpedo onions & herbs
Creamy Poblano Rajas
Zucchini, sweet corn & black beans with cilantro and Cotija cheese
Spanish-styled rice
Slow roasted pork shoulder with grapefruit mojo
Coconut cake

The program

Enjoy a farm-fresh dinner and a farm experience at Soul Food Farm, a Solano County small farm, growing nutrient-dense food in healthy soil using regenerative practices. Learn about regenerative farming during a thoughtful dinner discussion facilitated by farmer Alexis Koefoed and Holistic Management Field Professional, Spencer Smith. Meet others who realize the important role of healthy, accessible food in building a vibrant community and economies. Ideate about how to build relationships between farmers and consumers in order to revitalize the California landscape. Everyone will enjoy a family-style meal together beneath the old oaks on the farm.

The farm to table dinner features meats, vegetables, fruits, oils and cheese from local farms and ranches. It is a meal filled with peak freshness and flavor thanks to the farmers who grew nutrient-dense food, and the chef who expertly prepared each dish in the on-farm kitchen.

Date: August 19

Time: 5 pm to 9 pm

Location: Soul Food Farm, 6046 Pleasants Valley Road Vacaville, Calif. 95688


  • 5:00 pm Arrive, appetizers and drinks
  • 5:45 pm to 6:30 pm Short presentation before dinner
  • 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm Dinner
  • 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm After dinner walk to explore the farm
  • 8:30 pm to 9 pm (ish): coffee and continued conversation

Tickets: Children 5 and younger are free; $30 for children six and older; $125 per adult

FAMILIES: Please email Abbey for a discount code to register children for the event. Abbey Smith:

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