Published On: Mon, Mar 31st, 2014

Caleb’s American Kitchen highlights seasonal/local fare with new ‘Friend of a Farmer’ dinners

caleb 1Caleb’s American Kitchen in Lahaska is kicking off its “Friend of a Farmer” dinners that will be hosted two days per month through October.

Owners Caleb Lentchner and Carol Ann Della Penna say they will be relying on local farms within Bucks, Hunterdon and Mercer counties to offer the finest in seasonal produce and livestock on one Thursday evening ($40) and Friday ($45) every month.

Lentchner, who opened Caleb’s American Kitchen in October, 2013 said, “Friend of a Farmer dinners are a seasonal opportunity for me and my staff to showcase the many local farms and farmers who year after year cultivate the finest in local produce, beef and poultry.”

Added Della Penna, “The majority of our patrons are real foodies. They value our commitment to using local farms whenever possible and this is our way of further supporting our farmer friends.”

Caleb Lentchner

Caleb Lentchner

Here’s a schedule of the Friend of a Farmer dinners with a sampling of respective food themes:

April 24/April 25 – asparagus, fiddleheads

May 15/May 16 – spring peas, blueberries, strawberries

June 19/June 20 – potatoes, cherries

July 17/July 18 – corn, peaches

Aug. 21/Aug. 22 – summer harvest dinner

Sept. 18/Sept. 19 – tomatoes, gooseberries

Oct. 16/Oct. 17 – winter squash, pumpkin, apples

Caleb’s American Kitchen is located at 5738 Route 202 in Lahaska, just a few minutes west of New Hope. Visit their website, check them out on Facebook or call (215) 794-8588.

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