Sustainable Nantucket hosts NantucketGrown Food Festival

NANTUCKET, MA – NantucketGrown Food Festival, hosted by Sustainable Nantucket with local food purveyors, chefs, brewers, beekeepers and more, takes place Oct. 14-16 this year, raising funds to support SN’s work and programs while celebrating the local food system.

Honorary Chairs Marian and Rush Morash will help kick off festivities on Friday night at the Demo and tasting with Chef Chris Freeman of the Nantucket and the couple will be Special Guests at Saturday night’s Hands-On Lesson & Chef’s Table with Chef Seth Raynor of The Pearl and The Boarding House.

That opening reception runs from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Nantucket Yacht Club with a chef demo provided by Chef Chris Freemen, along with local food fendors.

It is followed at 7:30 by the “Kiss the Ground” film screening and filmmakers presentation by producers Ryland Engelhart and Bill Beneson. It is a yet-to-be-released documentary about how soil damaged by industrialized agricultural practices can regenerate itself and the planet, an incredible journey and one not to be missed.

Learn much more about the many events scheduled for the weekend at

For tickets, visit

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