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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.

Table to Farm Dinner Series: Fall Offerings


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

2013 Dinner Series
{Fall Offerings}


INFO:
Wednesday 5:30-8:30 {til daylight time change in March}

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 The Loft 5.

Reservation: Required and must be confirmed by credit card. Cancellations minimum 24 Hr. notice. Sorry No Refunds.

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. Should the dinner be rained out you can transfer reservations.

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





Dates/Calendar:
Arrival Time 5:30 pm

Wed- Oct. 23
Wed- Oct. 30
Sat- Oct. 23
Wed- Nov. 2
Wed- Nov. 6
Wed- Nov. 13
Wed- Dec. 4
Sat- Dec. 14
Wed- Dec 18



FARM EXTRAS:

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!

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.




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




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


Pictures Taken By: Jaquelyn Marie

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 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



Farm Inspired

Story has it, wild chickens are running around Anna Maria Island. Some people enjoy them, others not so much. With the help of locals {Team Chicken}, they have found a home for the chickens at The Wildlife. 



Joe and Nancy, from Beach Style Re-cycle, came up with the idea of "have you hugged your chickn today?" All the proceeds of the t-shirts go to keeping the chickens free.





This Chicken tale will go down in history....


INGREDIENTS TO THE PHOTO SHOOT
PHOTOGRAPHER: Emily Fritz

MAKE-UP: Elizabeth Thomas

MODELS: Ashley Cranston, Elizabeth Thomas, Annah Dault & Miss Lilly {AJ's dog}

LOCATION: Under a oak tree on AMI

PROPS & TEE'S: Beach Style Re-cycel & The Loft 5

STYLED BY: A.J.

Nautical Vintage Photo Shoot



We always love when we're able to showcase our inner-hidden talents and just have fun with ideas, so 
whenever Emily Fritz is in town we always steal her away from her hubby for a few hours.

 Together, we bring our visions life. 



BIG thanks to Elizabeth for the beautiful make-up artistry and our wonderful team players {the models} whom are Lofter's. Let's not forget Nancy & Joe for letting Emily and A.J. raid their fabulous store and use their rare finds.







INGREDIENTS TO THE PHOTO SHOOT

PHOTOGRAPHER: Emily Fritz

MAKE-UP: Elizabeth Thomas

MODELS: Jason Bond- Ashley Crantson & Elizabeth Thomas

LOCATION: My Boat House

INSPIRATION: Nautical vintage

PROPS: The Loft 5 & Beach Style Re-cycle

STYLED BY: A.J.

Keeping it Green


This is the second time we've had the pleasure to work with Mike & Lizzie Thrasher. We were honored when they asked us to cater the food for their big award from the United States Green Building Council--The Platinum LEED Certification and a Net Zero Energy-- This is the highest award given to developments with the highest standards of environmentally friendly building practices. May 9th, County officials, USGBC Members and local residents gathered to celebrate at The Rosedale & Sears Cottage. 


"We hope our 'show' and 'tell' project becomes recognized globally as a benchmark in sustainable working and living."- Lizzie Thrasher 

Adding to "keeping it local," Kings Family Farm donated the tomatoes we used in our tarts and as well as the zucchini blooms {that were picked at noon}, which were stuffed with lavender ricotta and fried in a light locally brewed beer batter, severed at 5 p.m. to 100 guests.

The general store poured wine and made Mimosa to boot. We had our team and a few of The Cafes.
 Mike Thrasher, so kind and talented, put together our Table to Farm Dinner logo.

Keep an eye out for them starting in Fall 2012 and check out SRQ's August issue as they featured us  and the cover girl, Mrs. Shelby King herself. 



The ingredients for the celebration:
Jaquelyn Marie did the Photos
Sylvia's Flower Corner did the flowers


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 gift of love

Weddings are when two souls become one. While traditions and customs may be different, the meaning behind a marriage stays the same. 

The wedding ring is often the gateway to a lifetime relationship. Rings have been worn in many cultures. While the traditions may vary, the sentiment & meaning to love, treasure and honor one another forever remains the same ... 
"you are mine and I am yours."
 






    All photos were taken by our wonderful photographers. You can find their info on our sidebar.

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.

The Yardy Party!

Not only does A.J.'s Island Network do weddings, we are a full blown event planning company. As a premiere party planning boutique, we cater to all types of events. From designing to food catering we are your one stop shop for event planning perfection. 
A local Anna Maria Island school teacher Phyllis Boles retirement was delayed 6 six months but the party to celebrate her wonderful career was better than ever!



Her wish was for tons of twinkle lights, splashes of vignettes, live music, tasty food and great memories shared with her close friends. Guests praised the party, saying it was a true reflection of Phyllis.








Photography : Emily Fritz
Food: A.J's Island Network, Chef Isabella
Bartender: Erika
Styled by: The Loft 5
Music : Scott Curts
Flowers: Silva's Flower Corner
Staff: Allie & Ashley

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