The Middleton Place grounds were the perfect spot to celebrate local fare.
Johnny Singleton and Charlie Swindell from The Glass Onion serve up palmetto tenderloin from Palmetto Beef paired with arugula from Rosebank Farms.
EVO chef Black McCormick whips up a port meat ball dish for guests to enjoy.
Poogan’s Porch presented a pan-roasted spicy shrimp salad using ingredients from Abundant Seafood and Lowland Farms.
High Cotton dished up some small pastrami sandwiches topped with Lowland Farm kale slaw.
Cru Cafe served a delicious strawberry shortcake using produce from Hickory Bluff Farms.
The Jazz Artists of Charleston provided quality entertainment during the evening.
The staff of Edmund's Oast prepared a delectable ricotta on brioche, shelling pea pate, pea shoot & mint pistou.
LLF board member Elena Hacker, executive director Jamee Haley, and Glass Onion’s co-owner-and-chef Sarah O’Kelly enjoy local beer and food before the live auction begins.
LLF community manager Larry Downey, Perrin Woodworking owners Dan and Katy Perrin, and Misty Lister take a break from the hustle and bustle of the day to enjoy some good company.
Cypress chefs Craig Deihl and Bob Cook serve the crowds a delicious salami sandwich and English pea salad using ingredients from Keegan-Filion, Rosebank Farms, and Rebllion Farms.
Sandwiches piled with salami cotta from Keegan-Filion, provolone, lettuce, tomato, AMS sauce, and focaccia are paired with an English pea salad featuring peanuts, green garlic, buttermilk dressing, peas from Rosebank Farms, and radishes from Rebellion Farms.
Closed for Business chef Liela Schart dishes up plates of crispy confit turkey wings in a pork belly and fermented chile sauce with caponata verde.
Local farmers Bo Collins (Sol Haven Farm), Rita Bachmann (Rooting Down Farms), and “Skinny” Ken Melton (Lowland Farms) enjoy an afternoon dedicated to celebrating their hard work in providing fresh, healthy, and local ingredients.
Charleston magazine fashion insider Cator Sparks forges a new friendship with Abigail Raines and Jessica Baldwin under the beautiful oaks of Middleton Place.
Two Boroughs Larder offered hardwood roasted clams with wild onion and buttermilk for guests to taste at the party.
To satisfy everyone’s sweet tooth, Caviar and Bananas made fudge brownies topped with Jeni’s Splendid Salty Carmel ice cream and bananas foster sauce as well as a strawberry tart using berries from Hickory Bluff Farms and sprinkled with oatmeal crumb.
Owner and chef of The Grocery, Kevin Johnson prepares Burden Creek goat cheese panna cotta topped with strawberries, basil, and almond crumble.
A spring vegetable salad from Indaco featured baby beets, baby carrots, and fava greens from Rooting Down Farms.
Theresa Evans, Leslie Turner, Terry Fox, and Charleston magazine editor-in-chief Darcy Shankland spend time outside before the live auction begins.
Tom and Theresa Evans enjoy shade under the tent.
Sarah Jo Willis and Heather Keeler hang out under the tent while enjoying plates from Cypress.
Firefly moonshine, lemonade, club soda, orange, and fresh lemon thyme make up the Firefly Stinger- a refreshingly tasty drink perfect for a warm afternoon in the Lowcountry.
Erin Fennell enjoys the picturesque hay bales with her daughters Elle and Bea.
Dig South founder Stanfield Gray, Haskell Harris McKinney, Sunny Gray, and Marshall McKinney enjoy the weather before the live auction begins.
Chaz Green with Limehouse Produce and Michale Whitfield spend some time under the tent.
The live oaks on the grounds of Middleton Place added to the local charm of the evening.
Kristy Dukelow, Gayle Woodward, Charleston magazine club member Chellie Kew, and Lynann Harder enjoy the shrimp burgers from The Ordinary.
Kerry Marhefka, Jim Hayley, and Mark Marhefka.
Many families such as Nadia Avendano, Rodger, Natalia, and Rodger Martinez brought picnic supplies for the afternoon.
“We’re actually qualified to sit on the tractor because we’re from Texas.” Texas natives Matt Skains and Daniel Weizel are in town with their supper club to try all of the great local food that Charleston has to offer.
Hannah McCleskey, Laura Hunt, Callie White, and Clammer Dave hang out by the Two Bouroghs Larder table. Clammer Dave is a seafood supplier for the restaurant.
Indaco's Carly Painter, chef Michael Perez, general manager Jon Murray, Jasmine Beck, and managing partner Steve Palmer.
Doug Warner entertains crowds as auctioneer.
LLF’s Marketing and Communications Director Misty Lister assists during the auction.
LLF members Leah Highfield (Farm Apprentice), Chris Miller (Teaching Plot Manager), Tasha Pavlovich (Apprentice), and Avril Fabian man the table where patrons could “adopt” plants and support local farmers.
Gerald Gregory and Christina Chapman take a break from the auction excitement.
Sallie Duell, Stacie McCormick and Igor Jocic take time to enjoy the scenery of Middleton Place.
Ben and Schanen Smith, Jaime Morrell, Charlotte Marcinko, and April and Fred Bennett.
Boo Collins, LLF Sustainable Agriculture Program Director Nikki Seilbert, and Bobby Collins relax at the end of a successful event.
Stacie McCormick and Leslie Turner enjoy the sunny afternoon under the tent.
Callie White, Mark McMahon, Wally Seinsheimer, and Jennifer McMahon.