“The Feast of the Harvest Moon” was held on Tuesday, September 9 at Zehnder’s, with a silent local art auction of rural, culinary, Market and farm related contributions from local celebrity artists. At 6:30pm, plans for the Market’s future permanent home were revealed for the first time, followed by a five course farm-to-fork feast by Executive Chef John Zehnder, CEC, ACE, OGT, AAC using ingredients from Market vendors.
The menu for the evening was as follows:
“Three Sisters’ Soup”
Native Americans knew that the combination of corn, squash and beans provided for a healthy diet - a traditional Chippewa autumn dish
Goat Cheese & Wild Mushrooms in a Buttery Strudel ~ Warm Peach Coulis
On a Bed of Micro Greens Tossed with Chive Vinaigrette
Market Medley of Olive Oil & Sea Salt Roasted Vegetables
Zucchini, Summer Squash, Cauliflower, Red & Yellow Sweet Peppers
Baba Ganoush, Basil Pesto and Hummus
ENTRÉE ~ “Surf & Turf”
Braised Beef Steak with Sweet Onion Stuffing
Maple Glazed Salmon Fillet
Cheddar Au Gratin Potatoes, Sautéed Green Beans
Supermoon Salute: Light Lunar Lemon and Golden Honey Cheesecake Moons
Raspberries, Blackberries, Blueberries and Mint
Zehnder’s Executive Chef John Zehnder, CEC, ACE, OGT, AAC enlightens our guests with a summary of the evening’s fare
Market President Michele Bernreuter shares the wonderful news about the Market’s recent 501c3 non-profit status and unveils the plans for the FUTURE HOME OF THE FRANKENMUTH FARMERS MARKET !
The FUTURE HOME OF THE FRANKENMUTH FARMERS MARKET will be located between the Frankenmuth Credit Union Administration Building and DaVinci’s Restaurant on North Main Street.
This is an eastern elevation rendering of the Market’s new home as viewed from Main Street.
Project designs are being contracted through DSSF Architectural.
Special Sponsorships coordinated through the Frankenmuth Community Foundation are encouraged for your show of support to the Frankenmuth Farmers Market. Please consider a tax deductible contribution toward establishing the permanent home for the Market!!