Five exceptional on-farm dinner experiences in August

There’s nothing quite like an authentic meal enjoyed on the farm. We’ve pulled together a list of some of the best on-farm dinner experiences taking place in August that give back to worthy community causes. Choose from dinner on the farm experiences including farm and winery tours, live music, a cooking competition and more! Discount opportunities are available to Farm Bureau members for select events.

Dinner in the Fields – Clinton County – Aug. 4

Guest will have the opportunity to purchase Ohio wine while they enjoy their meal and enjoy music, entertainment, games, and the beautiful scenery of the Beam family’s farm in Sabina.

RSVP by July 28, but tickets at the door will be available.

Cost: $35

Call the Clinton County Leadership office at 937-382-7120 for advance tickets.

Taste of Summer – Knox County – Aug. 19

Guests will experience a Taste of Summer through an intimate, four-course dinner prepared by a local chef at Durbin Farms in Mount Vernon. The evening begins with a tour of the corn and soybean farm while enjoying a selection of local wine, craft beer and hors d’oeuvres. Farm Bureau members receive a $25 discount. Call 740-452-2356 or email [email protected] to register by Aug. 1.


Benefit in the Barn – Delaware County – Aug. 19

This popular event features the best pairings of local food and entertainment at Dawson Farms in Delaware. Live music in the barn will be provided by the Central Ohio Symphony. All proceeds from the evening benefit partners of the Delaware County Hunger Alliance. Farm Bureau members receive a $5 discount. Get additional details and register before tickets are sold out!


Farm to Fork Dinner – Fayette County – Aug. 19

Experience the delicious results of a cooking competition between local chefs featuring local ingredients at Peterson Family Farm in Sabina. This event benefits the Warehouse, a local youth shelter that helps students after school. Call (937) 382-4407 or email [email protected] to register before Aug. 10.


Summer Harvest – Licking County – Aug. 26

Attend Summer Harvest to enjoy a winery tour and locally sourced meal at Otter Creek Vineyards in Johnstown. The gourmet meal will be prepared by Smithhisler’s Meats and all proceeds will benefit the Healthy Kids Network. Call 740-452-2356 or email [email protected] to register by Aug. 4.

Can’t make these? Check our event calendar to preview other must-attend Ohio food and farm events!

Note: An Ashland County event originally scheduled for Aug. 4 has been cancelled.