Johnson County Community College

Photos of vegetables from a garden

A Local Foods Dinner Benefiting Scholarships for the
Next Generation of Sustainable Farmers
(Formerly the JCCC Sustainability Dinner)

Friday, August 23, 2013

Capitol Federal Conference Center
Regnier Center – JCCC Campus (map)

6 p.m. – Reception
Musical entertainment provided by bluegrass duo Eric and Megan Nelson 

7 p.m. – Dinner & Program


First Course
Duo of JCCC-Grown Potato with Piperade and Ratatouille
Prepared by JCCC Hospitality Students

Braised Pork Cheeks with Zucchini Basil Purée, Tomato Compote and Flageolet Beans
Prepared by Michael Smith, owner/executive chef of Michael Smith and Extra Virgin in Kansas City, Mo.

Glacé artisan ice cream paired with Christopher Elbow chocolate 

As a true farm-to-table dinner, the menu will feature produce grown right here on JCCC's Campus Farm.
The precise menu will be designed around the current harvest.

Chance Drawing

During the reception, attendees will have the opportunity to enter into a chance drawing for a Luxury Box of Christopher Elbow chocolates!


$60 per person
$500 per table (seats 8) 

Purchase Tickets

Twenty dollars of the ticket price ($180 for a table) will benefit a scholarship fund
for JCCC’s Sustainable Agriculture Certificate program.