Harvest Dinner 2013

Join us in celebrating the season with all local food, wines, beer, desserts, drinks from the great Garden State!


The Evening will include:

**  A full cocktail hour with artisanal appetizers and local cheeses   *   Wines from Alba Winery   *   Seasonal craft beer from Riverhorse Brewery   *   Farm-to-Table tastings from over a dozen of New Jersey's finest restaurants   *   Dessert room of pastries, ice cream and coffee   *   Music by Riverside Bluegrass Band   *   Silent Auction  **


Honoring long time NOFA-NJ volunteers:

**  Stephanie Harris, Founders Award   *   Barbara Rose, Volunteer of the Year Award   *   Karen Anderson, Beginning Farmer Friend Award  ** 

Event Details:


Sunday, October 20, 2013

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM 

Location Duke Farms Coach Barn
Duke Parkway East
80 US Highway 206
Hillsborough, NJ 08844 


 Limited number of tickets may be available at the door, priced at $ 90 pp.

Please call the office for more information.

Silent Auction The Harvest Dinner silent auction is a huge part of the success of this event and a great way to showcase your business/products to our expected crowd of 150 people.  Every business that donates to our silent auction will be recognized on our website and in promotional materials leading up to the event, and will be listed in the evening’s program.  As a donor, you may also provide business cards and other informational materials for display with their auction item(s) so that attendees can learn more about your services and products.  Your donation would be greatly appreciated and would help make our fundraiser a success! Download the donation form here. View donated items below!

Questions 908-371-1111


Registration: Closed. 

There are a limited number of tickets available at the door. Please call the office for more information.

If you are unable to attend, or would like to further support NOFA-NJ, please consider a donation:

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Silent Auction Participants:

Company   Item  Website
 Amy Kramlick, Silpada Designs Jewelry  Precious stone and silver necklace
 and bracelet   
 Bartlett Tree Experts  Gift certificate for soil analysis &
 organic fertilization   
 Basil Bandwagon  Gift basket of healthy items  www.basilbandwagon.com
 Beechtree Farm  Walnut ink pen and brush drawing
 of sunflowers & Gift certificate for
 Beechtree Farm sampler pack of
 exclusively grassfed and grass-
 finished beef
 The Bernards Inn  One Date Night Getaway package:
 a three-course prixe-fixe dinner for two,
 overnight accomodations, and an a la
 carte breakfast for two
 Blue Fish Clothing  Complete outfit of organic, artisan clothing:
 twist skirt and simple pocket pullover from
 Color Jazz Collection in size 1 (equivalent to
 ladies 9/10), with matching Blue Fish aqua
 clutch purse
 Blue Morel Restaurant  One gift certificate for dinner for two  www.bluemorel.com
 Caffrey Tree & Landscape     One case of organic Fish Rich fertilizer &   
 2014 Organic lawn care program
 Carriage Farm  An antique washboard & antique clay jug  
 Chimney Hill Estate Inn  One gift certificate for the Inn  www.chimneyhillinn.com
 Dana Lane Photography  Free weekday family portrait session,
 on location
 Domalena's  Men's gift basket with shampoo, after-
 shave, and a gift certificate for a haircut
 or shave &
 Women's gift basket with organic
 shampoo and glaze treatment, sandal-
 wood comb, and gift certificate for haircut
 Earth Friendly Organic Farm, LLC  One night stay at Earth Friendly B&B  www.earthfriendlyorganicfarm.com
 Gail Bracegirdle, Artist  A watercolor painting  www.gailbracegirdle.artspan.com
 High Mowing Organic Seeds  A selection of seeds  www.highmowingseeds.com
 Holland View Farm  Three months supply of wheatgrass  gbechtold@hollandviewfarm.com
 Hopewell Pottery  One handmade bowl  www.hopewellpottery.net
 Hopewell Valley Vineyards  A wine tasting for 10  www.hopewellvalleyvineyards.com
 Hyatt Morristown at Headquarters
 A Friday evening stay at the Hyatt Morristown
 with breakfast for two in the Ecelectic Grill
 Local Urban Kitchen  $35 gift certificate  www.localurbankitchen.com
 The Inn at Lambertville Station  Riverside Champagne Buffet for two  www.lambertvillestation.com
 McCarter Theatre Center  Two tickets to a performance of "The White
 Snake" (October 15-November 3, 2013),
 August Wilson's "Fences" (January 10-
 February 9, 2014), OR "The Figaro Plays:
 The Barber of Seville and The Marriage of
 Figaro" (April 1-May 4, 2014)
 Mill Creek Apiaries  Beehive products gift basket with 2 lbs. of
 honey, a 3x5 beeswax pillar candle, and
 2 oz. olive oil and beeswax hand salve
 Mill Creek Apiary  A $25 gift certificate for Mill Creek Apiary's
 online store
 New Jersey Performing Arts Center  Two tickets to see "Portrait of Duke" on
 November 9, 2013 at 2 p.m.
 NOFA-NJ  One framed Lexicon of Sustainability poster
  & Two 2-day tickets to the NOFA-NJ 24th
 Annual Conference, "Organic:  A Better Way
 to Feed Communities," January 25-26, 2014
 & NOFA-NJ tote with two "vintage" conference
 tee shirts, two water bottles, and two bumper
 Old York Cellars  One gift basket with wine glasses and a gift
 certificate for a wine and chocolate tasting
 for six persons
 Paper Mill Playhouse  Two tickets to “The Other Josh Cohen”   www.papermill.org
 Philadelphia Eagles  One autographed photo of Long Snapper
 #46, Jon Dorenbos, with certificate of
 Poplar Wood Farm  Original painting by Madeline Taranto
 & Family farm tour and naming of baby goat
 & Seasonal produce basket
 Rutgers Nursery  $50 gift certificate & Shrub  www.rutgersln.com
 Scussell Farm  Five certificates for 30 minute private
 riding lessons
 Somerset Patriots  Gift certificate for four upper box tickets
 to a 2014 season Somerset Patriots
 State Theatre of New Jersey  Two tickets to an upcoming performance  www.statetheatrenj.org
 Steve & Cookie's  Gift Certificate for $50 for Steve &
 Cookie's by the Bay
 Suzanne's Specialties  Gift basket with organic products  www.suzannes-specialties.com
 Valley Fall Farm  A gift basket of Valley Fall Farm's
 garlic and honey products
 Wegman's  One organic gift basket  
 White Lotus Home  One handmade 100% organic pillow  www.whitelotus.com
 Whole Earth Center  Gift certificate  www.wholeearthcenter.com
 Whole Foods, Madison  Gift card  
 Winding Path Yoga  Two yoga therapy sessions  www.windingpathyoga.com
 Woodlands Wildlife Refuge  Plush bear, Woodlands tee shirt and
 "Broke Leg Bear" book written by
 Hunterdon author Lauren Spiotta DiMare
 & A pair of Woodlands wine glasses
 with a bottle of Toasted Head Cabernet
 Woodstock Farms Manufacturing    Three baskets of organic snacks, including  
 dried fruits, assorted nuts, and trail mixes