Events

2019 schedule:

‘SOURCED’ is a pop up dinner series that is re-imagining what it means to eat with super local dinners that tell one edible story at a time.Taking you on a road trip across the Okanagan, every host venue is different, so every dinner is different and so too are the unscripted and unfiltered stories. The series is all about trust – in your farmer, the local ingredients and the person cooking for you, so every time the menu is a surprise. Think of me as Morgan Freeman to guide you through things, every step of the way.

June 16 @ Green Croft Gardens (Grindrod) / tickets on sale soon

A lunchtime pop up inspired by Wolf and Gabi Wesle and early summer flavours. They’ve been supplying organic vegetables to Poppadoms and now The Paisley Notebook for over 8 years.

July 7 @ Caldwell Heritage Farm (Kelowna) / coming soon 

Heading back to where the ‘SOURCED’ series started in 2017 with a menu inspired by ‘family’. Meet Kristi and James Caldwell and be introduced to the soon-to-be-opening Wiseacre Farm Distillery.

July 21 @ Okanagan Lavender & Herb Farm (Kelowna) / coming soon 

Thinking about the bigger picture with a menu inspired by Okanagan Lavender & Herb Farm’s philosophy and their transition to biodegradable and compostable packaging.

August 3 @ Spirit Ridge Resort (Osoyoos) / coming soon 

Celebrating Food Day Canada with a menu crafted with all Canadian ingredients. Exploring the First Nation’s concept of language and terroir on indigenous grounds.

August @ Stirling Springs Chicken (Falkland) / coming soon

A discussion about factory-raised vs. free-run vs. free-range vs. organic with family members and owners Lisa, Hans, Jacob and Johanna Dueck. (Date to be schedule during wildfire season as both farm tour and dinner will be indoors.)

September 8 @ Creek & Gully Cider (Naramata/Penticton) / coming soon 

Meet Kaleigh Jorgensen and Annelise Simonsen, farmers/cooks turned cider makers. Sit within the apple orchard (weather permitting) and learn about their hands-off, small batch, soon-to-be-launching small business.

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For more information and to hear about everything first, give me a shout at aman@paisleynotebook.com and ask for all the delicious things.

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Artist Series: a pop up dinner | April 14 | Laurel Packinghouse 

Join me for a night of edible storytelling at the Laurel Packinghouse (Kelowna) on Sunday, April 14, as I host the second dinner in the Artist Series. The idea is to re-imaging the dining experience and what it means to support local by teaming up with talented artist from across the Okanagan.

In partnership with Kelowna Museums Society, the second dinner in the 3-part series teams up with singer/songwriter/violist, Chloe Davidson  to turn my edible storybook into a 4-course edible songbook.

Full details here

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Following this dinner, the ‘Artist Series’ will include one final collaboration. Dr. Lauren Tomkins, owner of West Kelowna Integrative Health Centre will be turning me into a science experiment to give insight into diet and health.

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Artist Series: a pop up dinner | February 3 | Laurel Packinghouse / SOLD OUT IN 48-HOURS

In partnership with Kelowna Museums Society, this first dinner in the 3-part series teams up with UBCO Master of Fine Arts Alumna, Meg Yamamoto to turn our communal long table into an art installation. The 4-course menu is inspired by looking at the Okanagan as not only as a beautiful place, but a delicious place, too.

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SOURCED 2018 schedule:

June 17 @ Crooked Sky Farm (Enderby) / SOLD OUT 

Exploring early summer flavours with self-taught certified organic farmer, Aaron Patterson

July 1 @ Roche Wines (Penticton) / SOLD OUT

Meet Winemakers Pénélope and Dylan Roche at their new winery location and feast on French-inspired Indian food that is paired with their organic wines

July 28 @ Caldwell Heritage Farm (Kelowna) / SOLD OUT (via mailing list pre-sale)

Heading back to where the ‘Sourced’ series started in 2017 with a menu inspired by ‘family’. Meet Kristi and James Caldwell and be introduced to the soon-to-be-opening Wiseacre Farm Distillery

August 4 @ Green Croft Gardens (Grindrod) / SOLD OUT

An ode to Aman’s longest serving farmers; tour the farm with Gabriele, Wolf and Jenny Wesle and celebrate Food Day Canada in the middle of their stunning farm with all Canadian ingredients

August 18 @ Claremont Ranch Organics (Lake Country) / SOLD OUT

Explore Lake Country by bike with Giro Okanagan, meet Aman at one of the stops along the way and end with a pop up dinner amongst the orchard at Claremont Ranch Organics hosted by Molly and Matt Thurston

September 2 @ Stewberry Farm (Summerland) / SOLD OUT

Inspired by new beginnings with first season farmers and soon-to-be first time parents, Renee and Chris Stewart, who focus on garlic, peppers, berries and perennials (plus, they have two goats)

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For more information and to hear about everything first, give me a shout at aman@paisleynotebook.com and ask for all the delicious things.