Thursday, September 29, 2011

Right at home with The Shed

This Week at PRFM

Fall hours begin this Saturday when the market opens at 9:00 a.m.

Chef Demo with
Lance Gummere

The Shed at Glenwood
10:00 a.m. on 10/1

Chef Demos are sponsored by
Whole Foods Market

If you haven’t had the pleasure of a leisurely brunch at The Shed or visited the fine folks there for Wednesday’s $3 Slider Night (not your usual sliders, y’all), get out your pin, paper, or techno gadget and jot this down: check out The Shed at Glenwood! You’ll feel right at home in the cozy neighborhood spot and, with Executive Chef Lance Gummere at the helm of the open kitchen, you’ll want to stay a while. His extensive culinary experience includes over 15 years working with Chef Shaun Doty and he carries his love for simply prepared, market fresh menus to his dishes at The Shed. His outlook is casual, but his food is something serious—the perfect combination which results in dishes like Braised Suckling Pig with Heirloom Corn Grits and Collards, Baked Cedar Plank North Carolina Trout with Mushrooms, Scallions, and Fennel Salad, and a Shepherd's Pie made with Smoked Beef Brisket and Yukon Gold Mash. And don’t get us started on the sliders (seriously, mark your calendar). With a variety of large and small plates and creative cocktails, it’s no wonder Lance has built a following of regulars. Stop by his demo this Saturday and find out for yourself!

Also this weekend

Last chance for tickets: Field of Greens
Sunday, October 2

The sixth annual festival will be held at Whippoorwill Hollow Organic Farm (in Covington) from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on October 2. Tickets are $20 in advance (available at PRFM this Saturday or online at, $25 at the gate. Admission includes unlimited tastings from the Chef's Tent. Children 12 and under enter for free. Event proceeds benefit the local farming culture through Slow Food Atlanta, supporting Truly Living Well's Wheat Street Garden project.

Save that date!

Coming Soon: Market Mash-up
Saturday, October 15th

Silent Auction: 9:00–12:00 p.m.
Tasting: 10:00–11:00 a.m.
(vote for your favorite!)
Remember how fun last year’s mash-up was? Excited to see what new creations our Market vendors will create this year? You won’t want to miss PRFM on October 15th, including your favorite vendors working together plus a new Silent Auction featuring more than 50 items including market goodies, restaurant certificates and events, trips, art, and more! Judges for this year’s Mash-up include Atlanta bureau chief for the New York Times Kim Severson, Dining Critic for Atlanta Magazine and Knife & Fork Christiane Lauterbach, Editor for Eater Atlanta, Blissful Glutton Jennifer Zyman, and CNN Eatocracy contributor Emily Smith. 250 Mash-up taste tickets will be available ($5 to taste all 10 dishes).

In the news…PRFM love!

Winner of Creative Loafing’s “Best Farmers Market”

Buckhead Patch video—check it out to see what’s coming in season this fall!

- Jennifer Maley

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