Johnson County Community College

Salad plate for the harvest dinner 2017.
10th Annual Harvest Dinner Benefits Sustainable Agricultural Students

Friday, Aug. 24, 2018

This benefit annually supports JCCC students pursuing sustainability research, internships and degrees. Recipients of this fund are given the opportunity to raise and sell over 40 different crops grown on our campus farm. Faculty, staff and students enjoy our farm produce supplied to Dining Services, as do subscribers to our local community supported agriculture program. Students also participate in selling the produce at the Overland Park Farmers Market. 

Capitol Federal Conference Center, Regnier Center JCCC campus map
6 p.m. – Reception
7 p.m. – Dinner and program
$55 a person; $440 for a table (seats 8)*

Savor three courses prepared by Chef Kelly Conwell, a graduate of JCCC's Culinary Arts program and co-executive chef of Stock Hill. Chef Conwell will design the meal using harvest-ready produce.


  • Heirloom Tomato Salad, Black Garlic Aioli, Hearts of Palm, Pickled Onion, Crab Fritter
  • Coffee-Crusted Chateaubriand, Bordelaise Sauce, Grand River Oyster Mushrooms, Stock Hill Baked Potato
  • White Chocolate and Tonka Bean Mousse, Dark Chocolate Magic Shell, Raspberries, White Cake

After dinner, enjoy a free Light Up the Lawn concert in front of the Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art featuring OLIVIA FOX.

*$25 a ticket and $200 a table will benefit a scholarship fund for JCCC students studying sustainable agriculture.

Email Sustainability for more information.