Experience the 8th Annual Harvest Moon Celebration

August 25, 2023

Solutions for Urban Agriculture (SFUA) is delighted to invite you to the 8th Annual Harvest Moon Celebration on Friday, September 29, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Tanaka Farms in Irvine. This special event takes place under the radiant September Harvest Moon, symbolizing a time of abundance and community.

SFUA, a trailblazer in addressing food insecurity and promoting nutritious food, gathers dedicated volunteers to cultivate fresh produce. With passion and dedication, over 1.8 million pounds of nutrient-dense produce have been harvested from these fields. This equates to an incredible 1.5 million meals provided to families in need within the last 8 months.

Your participation in this event will contribute to SFUA's ongoing efforts to provide consistent access to fresh produce for our most vulnerable communities.

The evening promises a delightful experience filled with fine fare, regional delicacies, and a touch of local charm. Expertly crafted by renowned area chefs, this culinary journey will be complemented by music and an array of craft beer and wine. The enchanting hilltop venue, surrounded by the natural beauty of Tanaka Farms, will create lasting memories.

SFUA eagerly anticipates honoring the generosity and support of its community, celebrating a year of donations, partnerships, and dedicated volunteerism.

The proceeds from this event will play a vital role in eradicating hunger within our community. Additionally, they will support essential educational programming focused on food, wellness, and the transformative potential of urban farming.

Join an evening of celebration and impact, featuring the expertise of these esteemed participating chefs:

  • Chef Rich Mead - Owner & Executive Chef - The Farmhouse at Roger's Gardens
  • Chef Adam Navidi - Oceans & Earth + Future Foods Farms
  • Chef Dee Nguyen - Executive Chef and Owner – Break of Dawn Restaurant
  • Chef Rick Boxeth - Catered Courses
  • Chef Jim Gibbons - Culinary Manager - Tanaka Farms
  • Chef Joni Marie Newman - Plant-Based Chef, Tanaka Farms
  • Chef Ronnie Woods - Owner, Northtown Bistro
  • Chef Shina Chen - Plant-Based Chef and Ayurvedic Consultant + Food as Medicine by Shina
  • Chef Tarit Tanjasiri - Executive Chef Baker/Cook and Owner at Crema Café + Crema Artisan Bakers
  • Chef Willy Kwak - Confectioner/Founder of Keto Krack’d
  • Chef Dani Leyva - Executive Chef - All Things Fabulous Catering
  • Chef Dean Kim - Executive Chef Baker/Owner at OC Baking Company
  • Chef Huyen Nguyen - Say “Huyen” Catering
  • Chef Michelle Curry - Chef and Food Service Specialist, Michelle Curry
  • Old Town Baking Company - Old Town Baking Company

For event details and ticket information, please visit the Ticket Link.

To contribute to the opportunity drawing or live auction, kindly contact Glenn Tanaka at GTanaka@sfua.org.

For those preferring payment by check, please email Lauren Teng at LTeng@sfua.org. Include your sponsorship/ticket level details and mail your check to:

Solutions for Urban Agriculture 7601 Irvine Blvd. Irvine.

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