There is perhaps no greater symbol of the modern farm-to-table movement than that of an Outstanding in the Field dinner. Founded by Santa Cruz-native Jim Denevan in 1999, the outdoor meals have come to signify a true synthesis between farmer and food. With celebrated chefs from some of the best restaurants
in the country cooking food in barns, fields and gardens
, Outstanding in the Field travels from state to state, creating dining experiences that are, for many, once-in-a-lifetime. On Tuesday, October 28, they came to Wattles Farm
, where Alma
's Ari Taymor cooked for close to 160 guests in the shade of century-old avocado trees. Read about the gardners, chef, Outstanding team and diners that shaped the evening.
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