TerraVita 2015

The Mast Farm Inn is honored to be one of the Official Sponsors of TerraVita in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.  

TerraVita 2015The Mast Farm Inn is honored to be one of the Official Sponsors & Participants of TerraVita in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. TerraVita brings together top chefs, food artisans, sommeliers, baristas, brewers, educators, distillers, cookbook authors and industry luminaries from across the Southeast to celebrate culinary excellence and sustainability in food and drink. This year Mast Farm Inn & Over Yonder executive chef Andrew Long will be featured at The Carolina Table: East Meets West Dinner presented by Our State magazine.

The East Meets West dinner pulls chefs together from the coast to the mountains of our great state. Shining a light on producers throughout the state, this dinner is served family-style and always engages some of the most exciting talent in the region today. TerraVita Food & Drink began with a desire to create a festival dedicated to excellence and sustainability in the South, showcasing the very best in food and beverage. Since October 2010, TerraVita has brought together some of the finest biodynamic and sustainably-sourced wines in the world, with organic and local craft brews, coffees, ciders and spirits, and outstanding edibles from some of the best chefs and food artisans in the region. Join us and learn more about our mission and devotion to sustainable education and giving back to the community! | Click Here to View TerraVita 2015 Ticket Packages

Events
TerraVita 2015 Events
Thursday October 8th, Friday October 9th, and Saturday October 10th, 2015
Chapel Hill, North Carolina

TerraVita Food & Drink Festival has grown into a multi-day celebration that offers you the opportunity to attend a single event or The Whole Shebang – a comprehensive pass offering access to a combination all engaging events over three days. You can expect several fantastic experiences in our 2015 line-up. We are still adding new details daily, but the current line-up is already fantastic, so do not wait to get your tickets. Chapel Hill is a multicultural university town that is home to UNC-Chapel Hill and a resident population of 59,000. Hailed as "America’s Foodiest Small Town" by Bon Appetit Magazine, Chapel Hill is rapidly becoming a hot spot for pop American cuisine. It’s a trend-setting playground full of sights, sounds and tastes that make it the kind of place that authors, musicians, and artists call home. | Tickets

The Whole Shebang
The Whole Shebang
Thursday October 8th, Friday October 9th, and Saturday October 10th, 2015
Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Get the very most out of your weekend. Attend 11 events over three days! By purchasing The Whole Shebang pass, you will get the very most out of the festival by attending every TerraVita event offered from October 8th – 10th! The Whole Shebang includes one ticket to each of the following events: Kickoff Panel on 10/8, East Meets West Dinner on 10/8, Lamb & Clams After Party on 10/8, Sustainable Classroom Three-Class Pass on 10/9, Hill Fire: Pits, Spits & Grills Dinner on 10/9, Friday After Party on 10/9, Sustainable Classroom Two-Class Pass on 10/10, Grand Tasting on The Green on 10/10 | Tickets

The Kickoff
The Kickoff
Thursday October 8th, at 3:00pm EDT
The Varsity Theatre

This year, TerraVita expands upon its signature education series by kicking off the festival weekend with a featured discussion honoring those who use their culinary influence and capital to do good in our community. Industry luminaries, from across the region will connect us with their stories and causes, first independently, then together on a panel. We want to combine the vision of a TedX, with the visual and concise play of Pecha Kucha, and the energy of a killer panel. Half of the proceeds from this event will be divided among the charities and causes highlighted by the speakers. We will be announcing the participants soon – but they will be worth the wait and anticipation, so don’t hesitate to save your seat! The Varsity Theatre has been a landmark of Chapel Hill and Franklin Street for over 50 years. Since the Sorrell building was built in 1927, it has always housed a movie theater, starting with the original Carolina Theater and then the Village Theater before becoming home to the Varsity. | Tickets

 Carolina Table: East Meets West
The Carolina Table: East Meets West
Thursday October 8th, 2015, 6:00pm to 8:30pm
The Great Room at Top of the Hill

Presented by Our State magazine, the Carolina Table: East Meets West dinner pulls chefs together from the coast to the mountains of our great state. This dinner has always had a wonderful community ambiance and is always the first event to sell out. The eight chefs selected this year are: Chef Andrew Long of The Mast Farm Inn and Over Yonder in Valle Crucis; Chef Steven Greene of Herons from The Umstead Hotel and Spa in Cary; Chef Jim Noble of Noble’s Restaurants in Charlotte; Chef Sean Fowler of Mandolin in Raleigh; Keith Rhodes of Catch in Wilmington; Chef Matt Butler of Top of the Hill Great Room: Pastry Chef Andrew Ullom of AC Restaurants in Raleigh; Pastry Chef Krystle Swenson of Standard Foods in Raleigh. Located in the space once occupied by the legendary Carolina Theatre, The Great Room’s exposed brick and soft industrial feel gives a grateful nod to Chapel Hill’s past while simultaneously embodying its bright future with clean lines, hardwood floors and subtle interiors. | Tickets | Uber

Craig Rogers, Lambs & Clams, TerraVita
Lambs & Clams After Party
Thursday October 8th, 2015, 9:00pm to 11:30pm
The Weathervane at Southern Season

Following The Carolina Table: East Meets West dinner, revelers will join Border Springs’ Craig Rogers at Southern Season for his wildly popular LAMBS & CLAMS After Party. For the first time, Craig Rogers is gearing up to bring his Lambs & Clams to TerraVita. Craig gave us a taste of his amazing lamb last year and we just couldn’t get enough… This year the After Party will bring together a half dozen chefs from the Southeast and several craft beverage producers to offer delicious tasting of the lambs, clams and beverage variety… It will be fun and yummy! Border Springs offers the freshest naturally raised lamb and sheep products direct from the farm. Border Springs Farm Grass-Fed Certified Naturally Grown Lamb can be found locally at these unique fresh food markets, fine restaurants and natural food stores. Weathervane offers sophisticated Southern fare for breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner. The menus focus on local food producers, whether tomatoes from Gruber Family Farm in St. George, South Carolina, seafood from St. Jude Farm in Green Pond, South Carolina or Johnston County Hams from Smithfield, North Carolina.  Daily offerings highlight ingredients from the local farmers’ markets or artisans featured on Southern Season’s shelves, like Peggy Rose Pepper Jelly made in Wake Forest, North Carolina.| Tickets | Uber

The Sustainable Classroom
The Sustainable Classroom
Friday October 9th, 2015, 9:30am, 11:30am and 1:30pm
Saturday October 10th, 2015, 9:30 and 11:30am
The Great Room at TOPO & The Southern Season Cooking School

A hallmark of TerraVita and the perfect fit for any food and drink lover, the Sustainable Classroom is a combination of culinary workshops, food and beverage tastings and demonstrations, discussions and educational sessions all wrapped into one! Classroom sessions at The Great Room at TOPO & The Southern Season Cooking School range in topic, but share a focus on sustainability and feature visionary producers, chefs, journalists, cookbook authors, food artisans, brewers, bakers, distillers, authors, sommeliers and industry phenoms offering discussions, combined with delicious tastes, that will stimulate all the senses. Located in the space once occupied by the legendary Carolina Theatre, The Great Room‘s exposed brick and soft industrial feel gives a grateful nod to Chapel Hill’s past while simultaneously embodying its bright future with clean lines, hardwood floors and subtle interiors. Southern Season is the premiere destination for specialty foods and products. Since its creation in 1975, Southern Season has been known for the breadth and quality of its gourmet foods, wines, housewares, and cookware. Participants may choose to attend up to 3 classes for the Friday class pass, each of which is 1 hour and 15 minutes, and 2 classes for the Saturday class pass. Call 404.822.0276 or write info@terravitaevent.com for more information. | Tickets 2 Day Friday & Saturday | Tickets Friday | Tickets Saturday

Hill Fire: Pits, Spits & Grills Dinner
Hill Fire: Pits, Spits & Grills Dinner
Friday October 9th, 2015, 5:30pm to 8:30pm
Carrboro Town Commons

Chef Ashley Christensen of AC Restaurants and Fig’s Jason Stanhope –  the James Beard Foundation’s two most recent “Best Chefs” of the Southeast – will be featured. Joe Sparatta at Heritage in Richmond and Clay Trainum from Olive Autumn Farm in the Shenandoah Valley, Virginia will join us, as well as Sam Jones of Skylight Inn from Ayden, NC and Greg Baker of The Refinery and Fodder & Shine in Tampa, FL. From this region, Chef Ben Adams, The Pig Whistle’s Wyatt Dickson and Green Button Farm – of the soon-to-open Picnic in Durham –  will serve whole hog BBQ using the farm’s peanut-finished heritage breed hogs. Some of North Carolina’s best craft brews will be tapped, alongside Wine Authorities‘ superior boxed wines from small family farms, and spirits from local producers, including Broadslab Distillery. We will gather at the Town Commons to experience some of the best pig you will ever put in your mouth with sustainable seafood and vegetarian options too! | Tickets | Uber

Film & Fare After Party at TOPO Distillery
Film & Fare After Party at TOPO Distillery

Friday October 9th, 2015, 9:00pm
TOPO Distillery

We have added a killer after party for Friday evening at TOPO’s beautiful distillery, just two steps off of Franklin Street. There will be a visual element (film/documentary) and we are excited to unveil more details soon. Expect great snacks and several late night cocktails to choose from. Whether you live in Chapel Hill, are just visiting or are here to connect to your college roots, Top of the Hill – or TOPO as the group has come to be known – is a destination spot. Their menu is loaded with locally-sourced ingredients, their acclaimed spirits and beer collection are distilled and brewed right on site, and their outdoor deck boasts a panoramic view of downtown. TOPO Organic Spirits is the first and only fully local and USDA certified organic distillery in the deep South.  Organic spirits produced sustainably help out local farmers and protect our environment. And the concentrated organic grain flavors produce a remarkable tasting spirit. TOPO is committed to expanding market opportunities for organic farmers by creating spirits you love to drink. With billions of dollars in spirits consumed annually, advancing sustainable and non-GMO practices in the liquor industry means we really can make a difference in the future of agricultural products.| Tickets | Uber

Grand Tasting on The Green
Grand Tasting on The Green
Saturday, October 10th, 2015. 2:00pm to 5:00pm
The Green at Southern Village

When we started out six years ago, our focus was to create a tasting event that showcased the very best our state had to offer. That has expanded to include a larger part of the South, as we have travelers from all over attend the festival.  TerraVita tops off the weekend with the Grand Tasting on the Green. The Grand Tasting offers edibles from more than 40 exceptional chefs & artisans from across the state and features more than 120 sustainably-produced beverages from around the globe, including organic coffee, biodynamic, organically-grown and natural wines, local microbrews and spirits, craft sodas & juice too. Guests also will enjoy cookbook signings and intimate interaction with chefs, artisans and beverage producers from the coast to the mountains of North Carolina. Southern Village’s Market Street has the look and feel of a classic main street. Attractive two-and three-story buildings house shops, offices and residences surrounding The Village Green. | Tickets

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