Got an event you’d like to host at City Roots? Check out our event rental page for more info, then contact Courtney at email@example.com for more information and to set up a date.
Farm to Table Dinner April 29th 7:00 – 10:00pm
Join us for a Farm to Table Dinner at City Roots Farm featuring Chef Kristian Niemi and Travis Rayle. Ticket includes wine pairings and four courses. Menu TBA…
Music on the Farm April 19th 5:30- 10pm
Join us on the Farm for Music, Food Vendors, Beer and Wine. $5.00 Donation at the Door. Support your Local Farm!
Online Tickets available Here… or at the door.
Farm to Table Dinner April 1st 7- 10pm
Featuring Chef Kristian Niemi and Travis Rayle of Rosso’s.
American Harvest Cocktail Reception – The Rosso Cosmopolitano Fizz
First Course: City Roots Red Romaine “Wedge” Salad with Herb-Grilled n’ Chilled SC Shrimp, Spinning Spider Creamery “Black Mountain Blue” Cheese, Pickled Red Onion and House-Smoked Bacon. Served with Creamy Herb Vinaigrette.
Second Course: Ricotta Gnocchi with Rustic Arugula Pesto, Fire-Blistered Heirloom Tomatoes, Freshly Grated Parmigiana-Reggiano, Garlic Ciabatta
Main Course: Caw Caw Creek Italian Sausage-stuffed Manchester Farms Quail, Amarena Cherry Agrodolce, Roasted Italian Grain Risotto, Watsonia Farms Cabbage Gratinati
Dessert: Dark Chocolate Tiramisu
Interested in purchasing Tickets? Visit Farm to Table Dinner for more information.
Nose to Tail Dinner March 11th 7-10pm
Join us March 11th at City Roots Farm from 7pm -10pm for our fourth installation of the Nose to Tail Dinner Series! This dinner will be featuring main courses by Alex Suaudom du Monde of Baan Sawan Thai Bistro and starter courses by two special Guest Chefs!
We will be featuring pork from Wil-Moore Farms; courses will be paired with wine. Marshall White and Sam Suaudom will be collaborating on a signature cocktail featuring American Harvest Vodka.
This will be a family style sit down dinner based on the northern Thai tradition of the kahn toke banquet AND preparing the pig “caja china,” or Cuban Chinese Box style.
Menu and more details to come! Limited tickets available here!
Mardi Gras Columbia – February 9th
Led by our King and Queen of 2013 Bud Ferillo and Danielle Howle
2013 Grand Marshall : Larry Hembree
Festival at City Roots
$10 Festival Admission
Parking available at Memorial Stadium, Commerce Drive, and Owens Field Park. We encourage residents to walk!
If you have any questions please call Tom hall 803-767-5305
Harvest Dinner – Monday, December 3rd
This is our last dinner for 2012 and we are making it extra special. We are not only celebrating the season but the harvesting of City Roots Tilapia! After two years and a bad storm that knocked out the first harvest, they are finally ready and you are getting the first taste! On top of that American Harvest Organic Spirit is kicking it up a notch and you will be able to taste multiple specialty cocktails prepared by Ryan Ditman from @116. The meal will be paired with wine and as always desserts by Pink Magnolia! We only have 55 seats so get your tickets…. because you know it will sell out! Link for tickets here http://
Harvest Dinner – Monday, Nobember 12
116 Espresso and Wine Bar, Executive Chef Ryan Whittaker, City Roots Farm Manager, Eric McClam and Vanessa Driscoll from the green event planning company, The Southern Greenie are excited to bring you Columbia’s first Harvest Dinners.
Enjoy a unique dining experience at City Roots Farm. Executive Chef Ryan Whittaker will be preparing meals with fresh produce harvested that day from City Roots Farm. We will be partnering with other farms for local beef, pork, chicken and fish. Every dinner will be a surprise, the menu will not be known until the day of.
Dinners start with a cocktail made with American Harvest Organic Spirits mixed with fresh seasonal juices and fruit. You will be able to enjoy a cocktail while exploring the farm. Then everyone will proceed to the table in the field for a sit down family style dinner paired with sustainable beer or wine.
Your local Chef and Farmer will be on hand to dine with you and talk about the harvest menu and the farm. After dinner you will be able to experience dessert from Pink Magnolia and purchase produce packages as well as order the beer or wine featured during the dinner. It will be a unique sustainable dinning experience.
For more information visit: Harvest Dinners SC
For Reservations visit: October Harvest Dinner Tickets
Nose to Tail Dinner Monday October 15th
Join us for an Argentinean Asado featuring local beef cooked over open fires by Chefs Kristian Niemi and Travis Rayle, as well as an all-star brigade of local foodies including lawyer/musician/filmmaker Tom Hall; farmer/food entrepreneur Emile DeFelice and foodie/photographer Forrest Clonts. This will be a fun, fiery event with lots of wood-fired beef and Argentinean wines, as well as a fall-inspired American Harvest cocktail by Kristian.
Reception- American Harvest Cocktail
First Course Sweetbreads with Lemon and Micro-Greens Roasted Bone Marrow with Sweet Onion Jam and Parsley Salad Ox Tongue Panzanella Ox Tail Ragout with Polenta
Main Course Fire-Roasted Beef Ribs and Grilled Steak with Chimichurri Coal-Roasted Potatoes and Vegetables
Dessert Flourless Chocolate Torta with Burnt Oranges and Rosemary
Plenty of Argentinean Wines by Nieto Senetiner from Mendoza
For Ticket Information: Click Nose to Tail Dinner 3
Nose-to-Tail Dinner on the Farm, September 17 7:00pm- 10:00pm
We invite the community to unite again at City Roots Farm and celebrate the artistry of breeding, preparing and dining nose-to-tail on Monday, September 17, 2012 from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Chef Ricky Mollohan from Mr. Friendly’s, Solstice Kitchen and Cellar on Greene helms the second installment of the popular local dinner series. A Greek lamb dinner will be prepared, feature a lamb from Big Moon Farms and produce from City Roots Farm.
A reception, with specialty Greek cocktails, will proceed to a seated dinner featuring plated and family-style courses. Greek wines will be paired with the courses throughout the dinner. The four-course meal will include dessert.
Purchase tickets at: http://nosetotail2.eventbrite.com/
For more information contact Vanessa Driscoll, event planner, at (828) 301-2328.
About Nose-to-Tail Dinners
Nose-to-Tail Dinners are a celebration of whole-animal cookery, innovative cuisine and community. Every three months a different local chef will partner with a local farm to offer a signature meal from an animal prepared from cuts conventional and less so, a.k.a., nose to tail. For more information on Nose-to-Tail Dinners, please call 1 (828) 301-2328 or visit http://Www.thesoutherngreenie.com/.
American Harvest Bartender Charity Challenge, September 23rd
It is that time of year again for the American Harvest Bartender Charity Challenge. Prizes will be given again for best drink by the judges and popular vote. Its time to take the talent to the farm!We had a great turn out last year and so much fun. This year the event is raising money for Slow Food Columbia and City Roots. There will be a popular vote as well as a judges vote!
AH Bartender Charity Challenge
City Roots Farm
September 23, 2012
$5 admission (will include samples from all bartenders and music)Bone In BBQ will be out on the farm for you to get some BBQ! Music by Jelly Roll and Delicious DIsh, Cash Bar will have three featured pre made American Harvest drinks and soda and tonic for mixers, Fetzer Wine and beer by Budweiser.
Details below confirmed and unconfirmed. We will update as confirmations come in!10-11 Restaurants, each bartender will use a local ingredient from anywhere whether it is from city roots, a local hot sauce, from the all locals market…..just needs to be local.
Mr. Friendly’s (confirmed)
Maria Wood Sydney Frank Representative (confirmed)
Anne Postic The Shop Tart (confirmed)
Jonathan Sharpe Photographer and editor of Bite of the Week in The Free Times (Confirmed)
Eva Moore Free Times Chew on this Editor (confirmed)
Susan Ardis The State Paper (not confirmed)