Taste & Tour of Eckert’s Family Farm

eckertsJoin Les Dames d’Escoffier St Louis for a
Saturday, August 19, 2017
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 pm
$15 per personEckert’s951 S Green Mount Road
Belleville, IL  62220
Join Angie Eckert and Lana Shepek for a taste and tour of Eckert’s Farm in Belleville, IL!  Seven generations of Eckerts have been growing a variety of crops over the years.  Today, Eckert’s grows strawberries, peaches, apples, blackberries, pumpkins and a wide assortment of veggies.On the farm tour, we’ll get an upclose look at some of the new horticultural methods of growing high density apples and blackberries on rotating arm trellises.  Back in the cooking classroom we’ll taste recipes featuring produce fresh from the farm.  Lana and Angie will share produce  prep tips along with stories about Eckert’s.

Tickets are only available in advance and are non-refundable.

Proceeds from ticket sales will go to Les Dames d’Escoffier’s scholarship fund, which provides scholarships to women studying in the fields of food, beverage, and hospitality.

If attending, please arrive 10-15 minutes in advance of program, as parking is more of a challenge during the busy summer months.

If interested in carpooling, please contact Priscilla Ward (pward@schnucks.com) or 314-605-4760

Questions?  Contact Marilyn Freundlich at marilyn@poptionspopcorn.com or 314-374-5881