Taste Real is shaking things up with its harvest dinner this year. The Field Dinner ‘reinvented’ is set to take place on Sunday, September 14 at Thatcher Farms. As always, this year’s event will focus on showcasing local, handcrafted food and drink, prepared by the region’s finest chefs. “It is important for us to value and celebrate the local chef talent, local food options and local food production that occurs in our own backyard,” said Christina Mann, Taste Real Coordinator. “The Field Dinner is not only a great place to enjoy delicious, local food but also a great opportunity to connect with local farmers, producers and chefs.” So who’s on the menu? Lucky dinner guests will get to enjoy edibles from 12 of the areas finest chefs, including Chef Jeritt Raney of the Breadalbane Inn, Scozia — the areas first Feast ON restaurant. For the full line up, visit the Taste-Real website. But why’s it called ‘reinvented’ — this sounds just as amazing as before, you ask? This year, host location Thatcher Farms is adding to the Field Dinner experience by providing the opportunity for you to engage with a real working farm! Think wagon rides and the chance to explore a fully functioning sheep barn! Live local music will also be there to entertain. “Hosting the Taste Real Field Dinner at Thatcher Farms will give attendees a chance to delight in delicious local fare while experiencing the sights and sounds of a real working farm in the fall,” said Dana Thatcher, Thatcher Farms. “We look forward to helping people understand where their food comes from during this afternoon full of food, fun and fall celebrations.” Celebrate the bounty of Wellington County by purchasing tickets for the 2014 Taste Real Field Dinner at tastereal.ca. Tickets are $75 per person plus tax, with children 12 and under free. Advance tickets only.