Schedule

The Whole Shebang - $500 (Sold Out)

September 28 – October 1, 2016  |  Multiple locations in Chapel Hill, NC

We are offering a limited number of four-day passes – THE WHOLE SHEBANG - which includes one ticket to each the festival events and dinners + two additional after parties (unavailable for purchase) and early admittance to the Deep Run Roots dinner and the Grand Tasting on The Green. The events included in The Whole Shebang:

  • East Meets West Dinner on Wednesday, September 28
  • Deep Run Roots Dinner on Thursday, September 29
  • After Party on Thursday, September 29
  • The Sustainable Classroom on Friday, September 30
  • Hill Fire Dinner on Friday, September 29
  • After Party on Friday, September 29
  • The Grand Tasting on The Green on Saturday, October 1

If you want to combine The Whole Shebang with the two-day pass for A Carolina Food Summit, please see below.

East Meets West Dinner - $105

September 28, 2016 - The Great Room at Top of the Hill

The Carolina Table: East Meets West dinner pulls chefs together from the coast to the mountains of our great state. This dinner has always had a wonderful community ambiance and is always the first event to sell out.

Shining a light on producers throughout the state, this dinner is served family-style and always engages some of the most exciting talent in the region today. We are in the process of adding chefs, but we already have a stellar line up, including the following already confirmed, including pastry chefs Lydia Clopton of PinPoint and Phoebe Lawless of Scratch; chef Clark Barlowe of Heirloom; chef Matt Butler of The Great Room; chef Bruce Moffett of the Moffett Restaurant Group, including Barrington's, Stagioni, and Good Food on Montford; chef Ricky Moore of Saltbox Seafood; chef Josh Munchel of Counting House at 21C; chef Dean Neff of PinPoint; and chef Ashley Van Camp of Ashten's.

In addition, there will be delicious wine, coffee by Joe Van Gogh, and craft beer and specialty cocktails made with TOPO Organic Spirits!

Deep Run Roots Dinner - $135 (Sold Out)

September 29, 2016 - The Parlour at Manns Chapel

The Deep Run Roots dinner will honor chef and TV personality Vivian Howard of A Chef's Life on PBS, celebrating the release of her new cookbook, scheduled to go on sale October 4, 2016. Each ticket for the Thursday dinner will come with a signed copy of Howard’s new book, Deep Run Roots: Stories and Recipes from My Corner of the South.

For this special dinner, Vivian has selected dishes from her new book and each of the participating chefs will create their own versions or interpretations of those dishes. We have an amazing line-up for this dinner, including chef Brian Kaderavek of Chef & The Farmer; chef Frank Lee of Slightly North of Broad (SNOB) in Charleston, SC; chef John May formerly of Chef & The Farmer; chef Bill Smith of Crooks Corner; and pastry chef Cynthia Wong of Butcher & Bee in Charleston, SC.

In addition, there will be delicious wine, coffee, craft beer, and specialty cocktails. More details to come! Thanks go to Chapel Hill Orange County Visitors Bureau, The Art Institute of Raleigh-Durham, and The Parlour at Manns Chapel for sponsoring this event.

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The Sustainable Classroom - $75 Day Pass

September 30, 2016 - Multiple Locations in Chapel Hill

A hallmark of TerraVita and the perfect fit for any food and drink lover or self-proclaimed foodie, the Sustainable Classroom is a combination of culinary workshops, food and beverage tastings and demonstrations, discussions and educational sessions all wrapped into one! Classroom sessions range in topic, but share a focus on sustainability and feature visionary producers, chefs, journalists, cookbook authors, food artisans, brewers, bakers, distillers, authors, sommeliers and industry phenoms offering discussions, combined with delicious tastes, that will stimulate all the senses. Participants may choose to attend up to 4 classes for this Friday class pass, each of which is 1 hour and 15 minutes.

After purchasing your ticket, you will receive a confirmation and a link to choose one class per time slot. Once chosen, you will receive a confirmation email the week before the event confirming your class choices with times and locations for each.

Click here to see all class Descriptions and locations.


Hill Fire: Pits, Spits & Grills Dinner - $85

September 30, 2016 - The Carrboro Town Commons

For a second year in a row, TerraVita celebrates sustainability with a dinner celebrating the men and women who love to play with fire – HILL FIRE: Pits, Spits & Grills. The Town of Carrboro is rolling out the welcome mat so we can bring in some of the best chefs, pitmasters, grillers, brewers, distillers, farmers and bakers in the Southeast for a fantastic dinner under the evening moonlight. We will gather at the Town Commons to experience some of the best pig you will ever put in your mouth with sustainable seafood and vegetarian options too!

  • Jeremiah Bacon of Oak Steakhouse and the Macintosh in Charleston, SC
  • Kim Hunter of Kimbap in Raleigh
  • Meherwan Irani of Chai Pani in Atlanta and Asheville
  • Sam Jones of Sam Jones BBQ in Winterville
  • Joe Kindred of Kindred in Davidson
  • Kyle McKnight in Hickory, NC
  • Jim Noble of Noble Food & Pursuits (including Rooster's, King's Kitchen, and King's Bakery) in Charlotte
  • Regan Stachler of Little Hen in Holly Springs
  • Joe & Heidi Trull of Grits & Groceries in Anderson, SC
  • Lionel Vatinet of La Farm Bakery in Cary

We are adding at least four additional participants and beverage producers will soon be announced, as well!

Grand Tasting on The Green - $60 for Designated Driver
$80 for All-Inclusive

October 1, 2016 - The Green at Southern Village

TerraVita tops off the weekend with the Grand Tasting on the Green. The Grand Tasting offers edibles from more than 40 exceptional chefs & artisans from across the state and features more than 120 sustainably-produced beverages from around the globe, including microbrews and spirits, craft sodas, organic coffees, & biodynamic, organically-grown and natural wines.

Guests also will enjoy an Artisan Market - where attendees can purchase artisanal products, featured at the event, for the first time. We will have chocolatiers, knifemakers, bakers, cheesemakers, and jam makers featuring and selling their award-winning products.

A Carolina Food Summit - Two-Day Pass - $125

September 28 – 29, 2016

TerraVita is partnering with the Jamie Kirk Hahn Foundation (www.jamiekirkhahnfoundation.org; @JamieKirkHahn) to kick-off an inaugural day-and-a-half symposium – A Carolina Food Summit - on Sept. 28. We will begin on Wednesday afternoon for the kick-off, then conclude by dinner time. Snacks will be served, but you will be done by 5:45 pm and can purchase tickets to the TerraVita East Meets West dinner or go to a restaurant of your choice with friends!

The second day will begin at 9 am at a farm on the edge of Chapel Hill. Speakers will include James Beard-winning author Toni Tipton-Martin, and chefs Scott Crawford and Clark Barlowe, among others. Coffee, light breakfast, snacks and lunch will be provided on Thursday during this all-day experience. The Summit will end with fellowship and cocktails by 4 pm.

If you would like a greatly discounted student rate, please contact us at info@terravitafest.com. We have just a few questions and we can provide you with a scholarship to make it more affordable for those who need it!

The Whole Shebang + Two-Day Pass for A Carolina Food Summit - $615 (Sold Out)

September 28 – October 1, 2016 - Multiple locations in Chapel Hill, NC

We are offering a limited number of four-day passes – THE WHOLE SHEBANG - with a discounted pass to A Carolina Food Summit. The combined package includes includes a two-day pass to the inaugural A Carolina Food Summit and one ticket to each the festival events and dinners + two additional after parties (unavailable for purchase) and early admittance to the Deep Run Roots dinner and the Grand Tasting on The Green. The events included in The Whole Shebang:

  • Kick-Off for A Carolina Food Summit on Wednesday, September 28
  • East Meets West dinner on Wednesday, September 28
  • A Carolina Food Summit Symposium on Thursday, September 29
  • Deep Run Roots dinner on Thursday, September 29
  • After Party on Thursday, September 29
  • The Sustainable Classroom on Friday, September 30
  • Hill Fire dinner on Friday, September 29
  • After Party on Friday, September 29
  • The Grand Tasting on The Green on Saturday, October 1

More about the A Carolina Food Summit: TerraVita is partnering with the Jamie Kirk Hahn Foundation (www.jamiekirkhahnfoundation.org; @JamieKirkHahn) to kick-off an inaugural day-and-a-half symposium – A Carolina Food Summit - on Sept. 28. We will begin on Wednesday afternoon for the kick-off, then conclude by dinner time. Snacks will be served, but you will be done by 5:45 pm and can purchase tickets to the TerraVita East Meets West dinner or go to a restaurant of your choice with friends!

The second day will begin at 9 am at a farm on the edge of Chapel Hill. Speakers will include James Beard-winning author Toni Tipton-Martin, and chefs Scott Crawford and Clark Barlowe, among others. Coffee, light breakfast, snacks and lunch will be provided on Thursday during this all-day experience. The Summit will end with fellowship and cocktails by 4 pm.

All sales are final and all events take place rain or shine.

Please remember to bring a photo ID for all events.