- Kite's Nest Alimentary Feast-
November 7, 2014

Scrollw down to see photographs from the second annual Kite's Nest Alimentary Feast, a benefit bash and celebration featuring an intimate farm-to-table feast prepared by Co-Director, Nicole LoBue, silent and live auctions, and live music to celebrate and support the amazing young people of Kite's Nest. The event kicked off our 2014 Annual Fund Campaign. 

Thank you to our generous local food growers, producers, and businesses that contributed to make the meal possible: Mad Rose Group / Rosenthal Wine Merchant, Harvest Spirits Distillery, Chaseholm Farm, Chaseholm Farm Creamery, Sparrowbush Farm, Blue Star Farm, Samascott Orchards, Tierra Farm, Raven & Boar, The Watershed Center, Montgomery Place Orchards, Ironwood Farm, River City Garden, Bonfiglio & Bread, Kress Family Farm, Swallow Coffee, Old Chatham Sheepherding Company, Hudson Wine Merchants, Kinderhook Farm, Hearty Roots Community Farm, Ten Barn Farm, and Columbia Tent Rentals.

Thank you to our amazing decor, flowers and sound team: The Catskill Mill, Farmhand Flowers, and Grain Wood Studio. And to filmmaker, Jason Marlow!

Thank you to everyone who contributed to the auction:  Ouroboros Hoops, Trixie’s Cookies, Bee's Knees, Matt Bua, Olana Historic Site, Hawthorne Valley Farm, Andrea Elliot Acupuncture, Rob Bujan and Jeffrey Perry, Craig Design, Sketch, Hudson Sloop Club, Alimentary Kitchen, 2 Note, Face Stockholm, Sadhana Yoga, Watson's Cabinet, Modern Farmer, Erica Nance, FlowerKraut, Spalon, Rob Kalin, Art Omi, Good Fight Herb Co., Kevin Irby, Sharita Star, Chris Gilbert Design/Build, Bodhi Spa, Sonett Natural Organic Cleaning, Marx Home, The Rosery, Etsy, Ira Marcks, Kris Perry, Play Catskill, David Zdyb, Turnquist Photography, Tusha Yakovleva, Peter Kindel, Catskill Mill, Kurt Holsapple, the Weidman family, Nicole LoBue, DA|BA, Jonathan Lerner and Peter Franck of Cherry Alley Studio, Verdigris Tea, Ashley Loehr and Sparrowbush Farm, Sam Comfort and Anarchy Apiaries, Julia Wilson, River Pilates, Incao Acupuncture, Sarah Falkner, Peter Frank & Jonathan Lerner, Basilica Hudson, Peter Jung Fine Art, Hudson Vintage Pulp and Rocket Works and Made In Hudson.

Thank you to the evening's matching donors for the annual fund: Colin and Katrina Stair, Carl Skoggard and Joe Holtzman, and Mr. Anonymous. And big ups to the wonderful band, Alex P and the Shoestring Revue!  Beautiful photos below by Pascal Perich.