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Biodynamic Taste of Place Event

May 25, 2010

Roasted Asparagus Salad with Farm Egg Gribiche and Heirloom Radishes (asparagus from Cowhorn Vineyard & Garden)

The Demeter Biodynamic® Trade Association hosted a “Taste of Place” event yesterday in Portland, OR — a fun and engaging opportunity for people to try some Demeter certified Biodynamic foods and wines and learn more about what biodynamics entails. Following the tasting, participants received a crash course in Biodynamics 101 from Dave Bos of Grgich Hills Estates, an overview of “living wine” from Mark Beaman of Mendocino Wine Co., and insights into the medicinal use of Biodynamic herbal supplements from Marza Miller of Flower Essence Services (FES).

Biodynamic wine tasting

Biodyamic wine tasting

Mark Beaman discusses living wine

The wonderful food was prepared by Farm to Fork Restaurant.

Chilled Blackberry Soup with Organic Yogurt and Crushed Almonds (blackberries from Hoskins Berry Farm and almonds from Marian Farm)

Asparagus, Morel, and Goat Cheese Tartlett (asparagus from Cowhorn Vineyard & Garden)

Participating Biodynamic producers included:

Further information on biodynamics was available from Demeter USA and the Biodynamic Association.

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