The seventh annual Cattaraugus County Farmer-Neighbor Dinner will be held Wednesday, April 11 at the West Valley Fire Hall, 9091 Route 240 in West Valley.
The event is a way to bring the county’s farmers and their neighbors together for a night of fellowship and understanding, organizers said, and is also a way for county farmers and businesses to showcase what they have to offer each other. The dinner is prepared from all locally grown items from around Cattaraugus County and surrounding areas.
The event will begin at 5:30 p.m. with agricultural-related exhibitor displays and appetizers. Dinner will begin at 6:45 p.m., followed by presentation of awards to Farm of the Year, Friend of Agriculture and Conservation Farm of the Year. Evening will end with a presentation by Mark Printz from Canticle Farms.
Reservations for the dinner are due no later than March 23 and can be made by contacting Deb Miller at 938-2318 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Cost of the dinner is $20 per person and reservations must be made prior to the event. Any business that wishes to become a sponsor of the event or exhibitor should contact Miller.
Also available are Agriculture Advocate Tables, purchase a full table of eight tickets and be recognized in the event program. There are only 320 tickets available.
The dinner is hosted by the Cattaraugus County Agricultural and Farmland Protection Board, along with the Cattaraugus County Department of Economic Development, Planning and Tourism, the Cattaraugus County Farm Bureau, the Cattaraugus County Soil and Water Conservation District and the Southern Tier West Regional Planning and Development Board.