A fancy ramp dinner is set for 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Fish Hawk Acres in Rock Cave.
It will benefit the New Appalachian Farm & Research Center, a nonprofit whose mission is to support the agricultural community's efforts of supporting a local food system in the state.
The menu will include a welcome beverage, "rhubarb mule;" green garlic and ramp baguette; cheddar-parmesan scones with fresh dill; ramp chowder; beet salad with orange segments; pea tendrils; carved flank steak with caramelized ramps; apple wood smoked salmon; chilled asparagus salad; warm potato salad (German style); sugar snap peas and roasted baby carrots; strawberry rhubarb tart with lemon curd; herbal iced tea; and coffee. Dinner will be served buffet-style, and admission is $30 per person.
Tickets are available by emailing Dale Hawkins firstname.lastname@example.org. Tickets will not be available at the door.