Farm To Table 2015 Photos

The farm was in fine shape, many volunteers helped get Windy Acres Dairy ready for the day:

Getting Ready_2

Billie welcomes Joel and gives him the first tour of the farm:

Billie Joel

Guests were shuttled from the parking area by our “cow chauffeurs”….:

Cow costumes, parking shuttle_cr

….. and their tractor taxi”:

Tractor Taxi_2The entrance to the farm with exhibits, booths, book signing and a food & beverage table set-up on the front lawn:


A band played:

Band on Front Lawn

The tent was up and ready to shade our guests on the back lawn:

Tent set-up

Tables were set:

Tables set

Wine is poured as the violinists and keyboardist entertain:

Wine serving_2

A tasty salmon treat awaited the diners:

Cornets in wooden bench holder - Peggy

Guests were seated:

Full Tables

Salads were assembled in the “kitchen”:

Lynn making salad - apple cider reduction drizzle_cr

Lamb (from the farm!) next served:

Lamb Main Course Plate_cr

And enjoyed:

Head table

Desserts are decorated:

Lynn, Gordon and mom plating desserts_cr

Lawn Seating ticket holders join the diners:

Lawn Seating folks_cr

Billie introduces the kitchen crew – Lynn Wright, Gordon Benzer, Jeff Roop-Bierens and Anna Witham:

Billie, Gordon & I on stage 1

Pete Kennedy of the Farm-To-Consumer Legal Defense Fund speaks first:

Pete speaking onstage_cr

Joel delights the crowd:

Joel speaking onstage_8

Then signs books:

Joel signing books_cr

And gets a hug from a fan:

Joel Hugging_cr

We look forward to our next event, stay tuned!

Windy Acres T-shirt_cr

Photos courtesy of Brian Anderspoon, Derek Schroeder and Peggy Carpenter.




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One Response to Farm To Table 2015 Photos

  1. I have to say this was the most amazing event in Central Oregon on Oct 10, 2015. Thank you to all of the volunteers and the people who took the time to come help make this a total success. The sponsors were so appreciated.

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