Garlic Mustard "Pestival" at the Wrought Iron Grill

 **This event is SOLD OUT**

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Help DeVries Nature Conservancy & Friends celebrate the removal of an invasive, yet delicious, woodland eating it!


About the Pestival



Did you know that the non-native invasive plant, garlic mustard, was originally brought to the U.S. by settlers from Europe because it's an edible herb? The name says it all! This pesky plant lurking in clumps in your backyard can actually be used to spice your cooking! The Friends and DeVries Nature Conservancy decided to take advantage of the tasty properties of this plant to host a localvore fundraiser, the annual Garlic Mustard Pestival. The Pestival is the culmination of our spring garlic mustard pulls. Removing garlic mustard from the woods at DeVries helps restore a native riverbank woodland along the Shiawassee River. You can support the removal of this invasive species by attending our 10th Annual Garlic Mustard Pestival, an evening of fine dining at the Wrought Iron Grill.

Please plan to arrive at 6:30pm. Dinner will be served at 7pm. 


Garlic mustard, gruyere, ramps and morel mushroom puff pastry with veal demi-glace

Paired with a local wine or beer


Spring salad with garlic mustard green goddess vinaigrette

Paired with a local wine or beer


Wild berry sorbet


 Salmon with saffron cream spring peas and pancetta


New York strip with garlic mustard green herbed butter


 Vegetarian ratatouille

Paired with a local wine or beer


Lance’s Bakery apple fritter bread pudding

Paired with a local wine or beer


*** When purchasing your ticket BELOW, pick the Entrée of your choice ***

Prepaid tickets are $55; tickets at the door are $65. Seating is limited. This event often sells out!


May 11, 2017 at 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Wrought Iron Grill
317 S Elm St
Owosso, MI 48867
United States
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Lorraine Austin · · 989-723-9062