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Community Supper Series Picnic Featuring BBQ by Vesta Kitchen and Deer Creek Malthouse
Pack your picnic blanket and join us for our first Community Supper Series of the year! We are excited to kick off the season with our good friends from Vesta Kitchen and brews from Deer Creek Malthouse. Vesta Kitchen will provide a delicious, family-friendly BBQ menu featuring locally sourced ingredients from Chester County farms and producers. Deer Creek will have some of their PA malt craft brews and barley tea chilled and ready for you to enjoy.
You must purchase a ticket to attend this event (all ticket sales directly support WCT’s programming and mission!). All food and beverages will be available for purchase on site.
– This is a food truck-style, BYO picnic event! Please bring your own blanket, chairs, and other items to round out your picnic experience.
– Parking: Rushton Farm, 911 Delchester Road, Newtown Square PA (the farm is a short walk across the field to the picnic location)
– Dogs are not permitted at Rushton Farm and Rushton Woods Preserve. Please keep your furry friends at home.
– Rushton Farm is a working farm. We welcome families to attend this event, but please watch your young children to protect the well-being of the children and the farm.
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ABOUT OUR PARTNERS
Vesta Kitchen Operating out of Chester County, PA, Vesta Kitchen is focused on providing simple, high-quality food, sauces, and other pantry items. Whenever possible we source ingredients from local farms and vendors and meat that has been humanely raised and is antibiotic and hormone-free. We offer a full range of catering services from simple delivery to private tasting menus developed just for you and cooked and served in your own home. We also sell our small-batch sauces and other pantry items to local stores and restaurants. We are a family business. Our name, inspired by the Roman goddess of the hearth and home, reminds us of the power of food to be a source of comfort and to bring friends and family together.
Deer Creek Malthouse started making malt because they were passionate about agriculture and craft beer and believed there was something inherently wrong with the regional grain/malt supply chain. Although millions of pounds of malt were being consumed in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for craft beer alone, this essential ingredient was being treated as a commodity and sourced exclusively from outside the region. Pennsylvania has a rich history of farming and brewing, and there was a clear disconnect in the local food system.
And so it was that Pennsylvania Craft Malt was born: High quality, flavorful, malt ingredients handcrafted using locally grown grain. Founded in 2012, Deer Creek Malthouse is committed to creating more sustainable malting infrastructure in Pennsylvania by adding value to grain for regional food and beverage artisans. They believe that truly amazing things can happen when you shorten the supply chain!