Heritage Conservancy, an accredited not-for-profit land conservation organization located in Doylestown, PA, has announced its second annual Art of Preservation dinner. Following the success of its premier event in 2012, “The Art of Preservation: A Farm to Table Dinner Party” will be held this year on Saturday, September 21st, from 4:00-8:00 PM at Historic Kirkland Farm in Springtown, PA. Featuring a menu of locally grown food prepared by Jamie Hollander Gourmet Foods and Catering, this gala is sure to bring out all of Bucks County's most loyal locavores.
The elegant evening will commence with an outdoor cocktail reception followed by a sit-down dinner held underneath open canopies amidst 180 acres of idyllic open fields, pastures and woods. Guests will have the pleasure of leisurely sipping wine and nibbling on delicacies while participating in a silent auction courtesy of renowned Bucks County artists and local merchants.
Robin and Marty Staff, owners of Historic Kirkland Farm located in Cooks Creek Watershed, are graciously hosting this the event in support of the land preservation work Heritage Conservancy has completed in the area. Proceeds from the event will benefit Heritage Conservancy and the Cooks Creek Lasting Landscapes® Preservation Initiative.
“Heritage Conservancy has assisted in permanently preserving over 4,600 acres of land in Springfield and Durham Townships in Upper Bucks County over the past four years,” said Jeffrey Marshall, President of Heritage Conservancy. “It is a pleasure to assist these townships and to keep our promise of preserving these important natural resources for generations to come.”
Corporate sponsors of the event include PPL Electric Utilities, Coopersburg & Liberty Kenworth, Carol C. Dorey Real Estate, Dale Koller Farms, Kimberton Whole Foods and WPB Enterprises, Inc.
Date: Saturday, September 21, 2013
Time: 4:00-8:30 PM
Where: Historic Kirkland Farm, 2510 Old Bethlehem Road, Springtown PA 18081
Tickets: $125 per person; reserved seating packages with benefits available
Event is rain or shine.
About Heritage Conservancy
Based out of historic Aldie Mansion in Doylestown, PA, Heritage Conservancy is an accredited not-for-profit conservation organization that specializes in open space preservation, planning for sustainable communities, natural resource protection, property stewardship, historic preservation, adaptive reuse of existing structures, wildlife habitat restoration and biodiversity. Since 1958, Heritage Conservancy’s mission has been to protect and preserve our natural and historic heritage. Learn more by visiting www.heritageconservancy.org.
About Art of Preservation
The Art of Preservation is a unique fundraiser that joins the communities of Upper Bucks County for the education, realization and expansion of strategic land preservation and farming in the Cooks Creek watershed. Proceeds raised through the annual Farm to Table event help to strengthen Heritage Conservancy’s efforts to further its goal of preserving open space, including farmland, surrounding the Cooks Creek Lasting Landscape. This unique fundraising event not only helps secure funds to further the Conservancy’s goal of preserving open spaces within the Cooks Creek Watershed, but also builds greater community awareness of the important farming and natural resources at our doorstep.