North Brooklyn Farms: Farm to Table Supper Club in Williamsburg

north brooklyn farm supper club

Dear Food Diary:
I didn’t know what to expect when we arrived at North Brooklyn Farms for their first Farm-to-Table Supper Club a few Sundays ago. For one, I’ve never been to this part of Williamsburg and what a surprise it was. A little blooming farm right by the bridge. Their whole concept of bringing the farm to a city setting put a smile on my face.

Delightfully surprised and treated to a lovely night with my girls and a farm fresh meal as we held on to summer.

north brooklyn farm supper club - farm in brooklyn

We arrived and a small but compact farm with aromatic herbs, leafy greens, tomatoes, eggplant. Simply beautiful.

north brooklyn farm supper club - vegetables and herbs

north brooklyn farm supper club - eggplant

north brooklyn farm supper club - squash

north brooklyn farm supper club - farm in Williamsburg

north brooklyn farm supper club - tomato garden
Who knew something so awesome would come out of an empty park/lot. What a great idea.

north brooklyn farm supper club - cherry tomato
As the sun was setting, we were invited to pick tomatoes for our dinner.

north brooklyn farm supper club - picking tomatoes for dinner
Most of us don’t have gardens in the city, so this was a total treat to me. I’ve actually never picked any vegetables and killed my basil plants (yes, plural).

3 course farm fresh dinner + drinks = $40

north brooklyn farm supper club - drinks
As the chef grilled away. A refreshing Purple Basil Infused Gin Cucumber Cocktail was served as we spent time to roam freely around the farm.

 

north brooklyn farm supper club - cocktail
Taking in the sights and fresh aromas.

north brooklyn farm supper club - farm by the bridge

north brooklyn farm supper club - sunset dinner
During sunset… dinner started…

north brooklyn farm supper club - vegetables dip
This dip with fresh herbs, garlic and pine nuts was just so addictive. Think creamier version of pesto. My friends J, C and I love our meat, but this was so satisfying. We actually hogged the bowl (we were suppose to share with everyone at our communal table, but just couldn’t stop eating).

north brooklyn farm supper club - night fall
I’m always in awe of the ever changing skyscapes. As the night grew closer, our dinner was served.

 

north brooklyn farm supper club - grilled vegetables
We started off with grilled vegetables and the tomatoes we had picked earlier. A bountiful bowl of pole beans, purple and golden fingerling potatoes, corn. Simply dressed with lemon, olive oil and a little of that fresh herb dressing. The natural flavors of each component was so intense, it definitely stole the show. This was so good. we all wished there was a bigger bowl.

 

north brooklyn farm supper club - vegetables quiche
The chickpea and tomato pie was so hearty. Loved the sun dried tomato, it brought a bright sweetness without being overly tart. Farm fresh greens and grilled vegetables on the side.

 

north brooklyn farm supper club - dessert - peach crumble with oatmeal raisin cookie
For dessert, the peach cobbler was such a happy ending. A soft, chewy ginger oatmeal cookie with big flavors from the fragrance peach and hazelnuts. Not too sweet, which I prefer.

 

I didn’t think this meal would be filling or satisfying, but it really was. Good food makes the body happy.

 

north brooklyn farm supper club - outdoor dinner

I was so glad to have found this unique supper club, the setting definitely brought that rustic farm in a urban setting ambiance.

Around the dinner table, we heard something about  luxury condos in this space next year – how sad, I know.

I complained about the loss of such a wonderful space and idea to the North Brooklyn Farm peeps, but they simply asked me join them and “Let’s enjoy what we have now”, I love that attitude and positive vibe.

If you wan’t to experience the supper club too, here’s the schedule for upcoming dinners in the fall. I highly recommend it.

northbrooklynfarms.com