Summer is here! The air is heavy with the scent of honeysuckle and wild roses and here at the farm, our fields are starting to bring forth the bounty of the season.
To celebrate we’re planning intimate ingredient-driven dinners so that you can gather together with friends and experience our hand-picked produce, free-range eggs and sustainably-raised meats at the very peak of their flavor. Imagine savoring the ethereal flavor of our Zephyr squash just steps away from where it was picked. Look for Chef Todd’s take on summer squash bisque set off with a drizzle of rosemary olive oil paired with herb-roasted turkey or perhaps grilled herb & garlic pork sausage. The slow-braised beets scented with roasted garlic and lemon verbena are sure to be a standout. The changing rhythm of each summer month offers a fresh opportunity to change our menu and showcase our sun-kissed ingredients as they emerge from our gardens. Our farmers will be on hand to talk about the farm-to-table process.
Your dining experience itself will remain a surprise and will depend on the weather – we might choose to be outside under the stars or in our festively-decorated hoop house or perhaps even right in the middle of one of our fields on a perfect fire-fly-filled summer evening.
All dinners are BYOB. We invite you to bring your own wines or spirits. Farm-fresh juices, herbs, and herb-infused syrups will be provided as mixers to make your own craft cocktails. Enjoy this night as a time to socialize and tell stories with friends and to share the bounty of our farm’s summer harvest. Each Wednesday and Thursday from June 13 through Labor Day Weekend. Cocktails and hors-d’oeuvres begin at 6pm. $85 plus service fee & tax. BYOB*
OPEN FIRE COOKING FRIDAYS:
Chef Todd is upping the ante on traditional barbecue and will be bringing the Patagonian technique of Open Fire Cooking to the Farm. Gather round the flaming logs of his fire pit for cocktails and hors d’oeuvres where our own pasture-raised chickens will roast over the open flames and take on the character of the smoky wood fire. Look for charred zucchini, beets, and squashes. And a coal-roasted seafood dish in the offing. Chef Todd will be using every aspect of the fire- from the flame to the hot coals to char our very own farm fresh meats and hand-picked produce. Open fire dinners are weather dependent. We’ll head back to the barn for a family-style farm-to-table feast if rain is in the forecast. Cocktails and hors-d’oeuvres begin at 6pm. $90 plus service fee & tax. BYOB*.
BRINGING BACK A CAPE MAY TRADITION:
Summer visitors to Cape May may remember the Southern tradition of the Children’s Table that was prevalent in many families and in our finer hotels. Beach Plum farm is bringing back that grand tradition updated in our own fun and family-friendly Beach Plum Farm style.
Parents need some alone time, so children 4-11 are invited to dine at our Kids’ Table where they can enjoy a special kids’ menu within earshot of the adults, but far enough away to have their own memorable evening. They may roast hot dogs over an open fire, play corn hole or catch fireflies with the BPF team or even pet baby chicks. $45 plus service fee & tax per child includes dinner, drink, activities, and dessert.*
*We can accommodate vegan, vegetarian and dietary sensitivities with 24-hours notice.