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Table to Farm Series has partnered with Southern Living!

Don't miss this night to remember, as Table to Farm and Southern Living come together to create the ultimate outdoor dinning experience. 

Make plans now to attend the area’s most unique culinary event to date! Outdoors among the peach trees of King Family Ranch, Harvest & Harmony invites you to experience the latest in true farm-to-fork dining, including a Southern Living-infused dinner menu and great ideas for summer party appetizers demonstrated by a Southern Living contributing editor. Then sit back and enjoy an evening of toe-tapping entertainment from some of Nashville’s most influential songwriters. 

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Announcing NEW dates for the Table To Farm Dinner Series!


You are cordially invited to the 2014 Table to Farm Dinners with dinners on Febrauary 12 & March 12. We will announce more dates soon, but keep an eye out for some exciting things happening later this year!



From the farm to the table, eating out may never be the same.

INFO:
February 12 & March 12 will be the next two dinners, other dates are to be announced.

Location: King Family Farm

Price: $65.00 per person or $120.00 if you buy two seats (Must be bought and paid for together)
** $14.25 will be added to each ticket purchased for tax & gratuity.

Group discounts available for parties of 10 or more, including corporate events or private parties
Please contact A.J. Latteri at AJ@theloft5.com or 941-779-9801 for more information.

Payment: M/C {or} Visa - If tickets are paid for by credit card it will appear on your bill as A.J.'s Island Network

Reservation: Required and must be confirmed by credit card

Come rain or shine, Table to Farm will be ready to dine. 
**Covered areas are available if raining. We will work with the weather to make your dinning experience unforgettable. 

It is BYOB
Includes: Welcome beverage & starter/tour of the farm/live music/ 3 course meal along with table staples and extra tasty fresh farm items and infused water.


FARM EXTRAS:
Table to Farm Dinners


Table flowers can be purchased for $7.00 at the end of each dinner

Fresh farm honey & jam available

Table to t-shirts: $ 15

Gift Certificate are available as well {great gift for the holidays -birthdays-or just because}

Farmer's Pick Produce Baskets $10
(No Special or Specific Orders Available)

Check out Farm Finds!!

Table to t-shirts: $ 15
Gift Certificate are  available as well { great gift for the holidays -birthdays-or just because}
For more details please ring us @ 941-779-9801 and check out our new Facebook page! 
Menus are done on Mondays. Please inform us of any special needs.


The King Family Farm address:
4630 60th. St. East Bradenton Fl. 34203



Noteworthy:
  • Casual Dress/Layers - Out Door Setting
  • Bring a Jacket in Case You get Cold
  • During Certain Times of the Year Bugs May be More Prevalent. Thus, If you are very sensitive to such please be aware and come prepared.

**Due to the nature of this event, no refunds will be given for cancellations, however reservations are either transferable or may be used for a later date. If you cannot attend the dinner and you wish to transfer your tickets please contact us with new guest information at least 24 hours prior to the event. If you choose to utilize tickets for a future event we require 24 hours notice of cancellation and 24 hours notice of attendance to future event.

Summer Lovin'


Photoshoots are always fun! The best ones are usually super early in the morning or the golden hour when the sun is just about to set {to catch the perfect light}.... After hosting an event the night before and waking up to the sun rising, the results of this photoshoot were well worth it! Simple, classic, with the sea as the perfect backdrop....


The details came together to create a beautiful look with a vintage touch. Sea glass, shells and a gold chevron table runner {LOVE!}, all blended together perfectly for the look we were going for. 



We always love shooting with Ashley & Gregg of Brooke Images. They're from the Jacksonville area so anytime they're on the island we try to set up a shoot. The soft, natural lighting mixed with the details of the decor created the perfect feel for a vintage, beach shoot. 










Ingredients to the photo shoot:
Brooke Images {photographers}
Nikita Fosmore - Salon Salon {model's & hair and make-up}
Silva's Flower Corner {flowers}
The Loft 5 {styled}

Table to Farm featured in Eat Local Week!


If you love supporting local businesses, Eat Local Week is the place for you! This year's Eat Local theme is “Investing in Our Local Foodshed,” showcasing the best of local food and farming in Sarasota, Manatee, Charlotte, and Desoto counties. 

Table to Farm will be in the mix, Thursday March 28th. Starting at 6 p.m. and ending around 8, Table to Farm is collaborating with Edible Mag to create an unforgettable local dinning experience. At $50 per person with tax and gratuity included, this gathering in the fields is a rare chance to sit and eat with the people who grow your food. 


BYOB
Payment MC-Visa-Diners Club



For more details please ring us @ 941-779-9801 and check out our new Facebook page! 


Here's a rundown of all the events, March 22nd through March 29th: 
Friday, March 22-Friday, March 29: The Lexicon of Sustainability

Friday, March 22: Slow Money: Investing as If Food, Farms, and Fertility Matter

Saturday, March 23: Slow Money Investors' Briefing and Gamble Creek Farm Open House

Monday, March 25: Taste of Local Dinner at Ortygia
Tuesday, March 26: Know Your Farms Tour

Wednesday, March 27: A Festival of Reskilling

Thursday, March 28: Table to Farm

Friday, March 29: Harvest Ball: Putting the "Culture" Back in Agriculture

Table to Farm Dinners: Eating out may never be the same



You are cordially invited to Table to Farm Dinners


The King Family Farm and The Loft 5 have collaborated to create a night you'll never forget! It's more than a picnic and more exciting then a meal in a restaurant.

Private chefs prepare dishes made to highlight local sourced food and showcase the farmers.



From the farm to the table, eating out may never be the same. 



INFO:
Every Wednesday 5:30-8:30 { til daylight time change in March }
Location: King Family Farm
Price : $65/person & $100 for two. Tax and Tip included.

Payment: M/C- Visa
Reservation: required and must be confirmed by credit card
Come rain or shine, Table to Farm will be ready to dine.
**Covered areas are available if raining. We will work with the weather to make your dinning experience unforgettable.


It is BYOB
Includes: Welcome beverage & starter/tour of the farm/live music/ 3 course meal along with table staples and extra tasty fresh farm items and infused water

Table to t-shirts : $ 15
Gift Certificate are  available as well { great gift for the holidays -birthdays-or just because}

For more details please ring us @ 941-779-9801 and check out our new Facebook page! 
Menus are done on Mondays. Please inform us of any special needs.


The King Family Farm address:
4630 60th. St. East Bradenton Fl. 34203

Farm extras:
Come out 10 minutes early to U-PICK for $ 5
or take a TAKE-A-WAY- basket for $ 10



Let's Party & Enjoy Life


Loving life, bride Tiffany and groom Jasen, knew the perfect spot for their wedding. 



Before moving out of state, the couple wanted to celebrate their unity with family and friends at a beach wedding filled with laughter, memories, and love. The ceremony was held at Anna Maria Beach with a beautiful reception by Sunrise Gardens.


Th couple's motto: "Let's Party and enjoy life." 
The purple and khaki undertones made for a perfect romantic yet carefree feel as they celebrated life and love on their special day. 




Tiffany's father unfortunately passed away from cancer so as a thoughtful reminder, she had a picture of him on her bouquet, representing him being there in spirit. In lieu of wedding favors, donations were made to The American Cancer Society in Loving Msemory of {Buddy Burress} by the couple.



Ingredients to their perfect day:

Set Up:The Loft5 Bridal Lounge
Ceremony: Anna Maria Beach
Reception: Sunrise Gardens
Photographer: Memories By Billie
Beach set-up : The Loft5
Food: The Loft5
Hair & Make up: Salon Salon
Beach music: Trevor Bystrom
DJ: Jay Goodley
Flowers: Slivia's Flower Corner
Officiant: Jack
Cupcakes: Diana Bogan





Vision of Beauty


Couple Justin and Elise flew from New York to make their dream wedding come true. 

Bride Elise, from Australia, is in theater, so she had a very clear vision of what her wedding would be like. With the help of The Loft 5 and other vendors, her vision became reality, making their special day absolutely unforgettable. 



The wedding took place on the beach on Anna Maria Island and a trolly took the wedding party to the Waterfront restaurant, which Justin's cousin owns, where they shared a beautiful evening of celebrating their love with family and friends. 



A special moment for groom Justin was when he and his grandfather made table numbers for the reception. It was one of those details that made their day that much more special. 









Ingredients to their perfect day:

Efficient : REV.Charlie
Flowers: Silva 's Flower Corner
Music: Strings attached and Chuck Chaudell
Beach wedding set-up The Loft5
Table/decor: The Loft5
Photography Jaclyen Marie
Hair & Make-up : Salon West
Cake: Mindy
Reception: The Waterfront

Southern Charm

Hosted by her mother, Iris and her Aunt, Mesia, bride to be, Lacey Shuttleworth's bridal shower was right out of colonial times.

The setting was as if you were in old Charleston, South Carolina, with a long drive way leading up to a beautiful colonial style home. Guests were greeted by a harpist playing music picked up by the cool breeze.

A young man served refreshments as a Marc Jacob stiletto was passed around to be signed by guests.
As guests walked in the charm continued as beautiful details surrounded the home. The foyer was filled with gifts and her aunt's wedding dress was on display.


There were three tea stations with English and German tea cups. Drinks included strawberry mint water and a Champaign cocktail. Private chefs prepared food that was taken to the dinning table and displayed elegantly. Last but certainly not least there was lavender cookies with a rose water icing that blended so well into the mood of the day.






The bridal shower was a beautiful day filled with love and happiness as the bride and her close family and friends celebrated the upcoming nuptials. Guests enjoyed the southern charm of the private estate while sipping on cool refreshments and nibbling on delectable treats. 


Bride to be: Lacey Shuttleworth soon be marry Kevin Owens of Sarasota fl
Hosted by: Mesia (aunt) & Iris ( mother)
Location: Private Estate, East Bradenton
Music: Harp Nancy Feeley
Food : The Loft 5 { A.j.'s Island Network }
Cake/cupcake: Pasteries by Design
Team : AJ ,Erica , Miss Alyssa and Annah



The Bridal Lounge



The Loft 5 Bridal Lounge is yours to get ready or just relax in for the day of your event. Not only does the Loft provide a beautiful and stress free environment to the bride and her bridal party but it also provides a place for onsite hair, makeup and photographs. A team member is available to assist in making your special day run smoothly as well as provide the bride and guests with light appetizers and drinks before the ceremony. Our private Bridal Lounge can be scheduled at the time of your event booking or is available to any brides interested getting married in the Anna Maria Island or Holmes Beach areas.




 
 








**All photos taken by Gary Kaplan Photography.

Love is in the air


Adam and Katie's beach themed wedding was all about love and kisses. 

The bride knew exactly what she wanted and confirmed everything in advance to ensure it was the perfect day. It all became reality with the help of The Loft 5. Every last detail was perfection as the happy couple celebrated their love with family and friends. 


Ingredients to their perfect day:

Photographer: Brooke
Flowers : Silvia's Flower Corner
Officiant: Tristan Forgus
Cakes: A.J.Island Network Team
Dinner : Sandbar
Staging & Design: The Loft 5

All in the family

Visiting from across the pond, John and Sue had an intimate vow renewal ceremony on the beach. The couple from England, wanted to express their love and show that it's still going strong by reciting vows with one another. Followed by small dinner and red velvet cake, the couple shared their special day with their children. 
                                           


Ingredients for their perfect day:

Photographer: Jeanne @ enna/anne
Flowers: Silvia's Flower Corner
Cake: Claire
Officiant: Tristan Forgus
Food: A.J. Island Network Team
Staging/design: The Loft #5


Let's make a weekend out of it



Tony and Lauren were a wonderful couple. The whole weekend was spent celebrating their love. 

From the grooms dinner, to the day after brunch, family and friends shared in the couple's wedding weekend. 


Ingredients to their perfect day:
Photographer: Jeanne Ciasullo
Cake: Mindy
Flowers: Silvia's Flower Corner
Music: Strings attached
Food, staging and styling: AJ's Island Network

Timeless beach chic

John and Shannon's beach wedding was a dream come true. 

Before the nuptials, the couple buried a bottle of scotch hoping it would bring good weather for their big day, and it did! 

More info:
Music: Chuck from DJ Tampa Bay
Flowers: Silvia's Flower Corner
Cake: Bakery di Europe
Ceremony: Roser's Church
Photography: Kara Pennington Photography

Keep calm and carry on


After arriving in Florida for their Longboat Key wedding, Jess and Russ, from England were shocked to find that everything they had booked turned out to be nothing like they had pictured it. With the help of  A.J. and The Loft 5 team, the couple's day turned out to be picture perfect.

The bride's motto: Keep calm and carry on... so everyone did!



**Photography done by Jacquelyn Marie. 

All in the family

Located on Florida's beautiful beaches, Annah and Chad's wedding was all about family and fun.

After the nuptials, guests and the bridal party celebrated at the couple's home. Their drink of choice was the Pain Killer along with brews from Little Giant Brewing Company.

Food included a raw bar, cheese board, and local fresh fish caught by the couple and their family, with grandpa bringing in the most! All food was prepared by a private chef. Annah is a private chef herself and part of The Loft 5 family.







More Info:
Flowers: Slivia's Flower Corner
Cake: cakes by Patty
Drinks: Pain Killers made by Erika
Beer: Little Giant Brewing Company
Table setting: Family Stlye all 140 under a billow of white bistro lights
Photography: Emily Fritz

***Styling & staging: Done by A.J. & team at The Loft 5.

Credits: Images on this site belong to The Loft 5 Photographers.