Celebrating Earth Day The Nines HotelWednesday, April 18, 2018
Departure Restaurant + Lounge, Portland, OR
To celebrate Earth Day The Nines Hotel, Departure and Urban Farmer are putting on four days of tastings, demonstrations and tours as we highlight the incredible work done throughout building to promote sustainability, support waste reduction and to better our practices for the community.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
We will be hosting a demonstration and tasting by resident Chefs on the 8th floor of the hotel, featuring all things canned, pickled and fermented. Food and cocktail pairings will conclude with canning takeaways for the pantry!
Introduction to mushroom cultivation! Discussions surrounding Oregon’s place on the largest interconnected fungus network on the planet will take place at Urban Farmer with guest speakers, mushroom cocktails and snacks.
The restaurants will feature dishes using our in house farming and foraging. Table side conversations and tastes from our Chefs will be abundant throughout the day. Please call ahead or make a reservation online! Tours of our hydroponic garden in the basement will be available from 3-5PM.
Sunday (Earth Day!) 3-5PM
To wrap up a wonderful weekend we will lead a conversation on community, traceability in food and personal best practices. Beekeeping discussions will be taking place as well, and the day will commence with more snacks and takeaways for your pantry!
Here’s to the Earth, this day and every day!