Enjoy an Evening in the Garden

Join us and our friends from the University of Delaware’s College of Agriculture and Natural Resources for an Evening in the Garden! Last year’s event was such a hit that we’ve decided to make it an annual event!

Come out and celebrate the bounty of the University of Delaware’s Garden for the Community – a community-wide effort to grow fresh produce for Delawareans in need. Enjoy garden-fresh foods, fine wine and live entertainment from Dodging Cupid, while raising funds to help eliminate hunger here in the First State.

When: Thursday, August 12; 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where: University of Delaware Community Garden
(Off Rte. 896 behind the Girl Scouts building in Newark)
Cost: $40/person includes dinner, wine and entertainment
(Student discount available for $15/person – must show ID)

Our garden-fresh menu includes:


  • Chilled two-melon soup
  • Stuffed red potatoes
  • Sweet red pepper pesto with goat cheese and crostini


  • Black bean cous cous with bloody butcher and yellow pear tomatoes
  • Grilled garden salad platter
  • Summer Italian bread salad
  • FBD’s crab-layered dip with tortillas


  • Roasted vegetable empanadas with a smoked tomato sauce
  • Grilled chicken breast topped with a vegetable salsa

 Sweet Endings

  • Lemon chiffon mousse with bundt cake and fresh whipped cream
  • Assorted cookies
  • Peanut butter brownies

Please RSVP by August 5 by calling (302) 444-8074 or emailing kkostes@fbd.org. Online registration is also available by clicking here.


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