Wednesday, August 17

Dig-In 2011 Schedule and Vendors

INDIANAPOLIS (Aug. 17, 2011) – Farmers throughout the state are preparing to deliver various cuts of beef, bison, chicken, duck, pork and more to the 30 Hoosier chefs preparing unique dishes for visitors to taste at Dig-IN, A Taste of Indiana at White River State Park on Aug. 28.

Farmers and products
Becker Farms of Mooreland, chicken 
Cook’s Bison Ranch of Wolcottville, bison tenderloin 
Creighton Brothers, Atwood, eggs 
Dougherty Farm Fresh Beef of Franklin, ground beef 
Fisher Farms of Jasper, turkey and beef 
Gunthorp Farms of LaGrange, pork and turkey 
Indiana Packers/Indiana Kitchen, Delphi, pork 
Kuehnert Dairy Farm, Ft. Wayne, chocolate milk from Prairie Farms 
Maple Leaf Farm of Milford, duck breast and leg 
Chef JJ's
Bill Peters, Sharpsville, pork 
Royer Farm Fresh of Clinton, beef 
Smith Dairy, Richmond, cream 
Walnut Valley Bison, Twelve Mile, bison 
Alan Wilhoite, Lebanon, pork 

The event will feature tastes of foods from more than 30 chefs, as well as dozens of samples of wines and beers (for those over 21) from Indiana wineries and brewers. Non-alcoholic drinks also will come with Hoosier roots: chocolate milk from Prairie Farms of Anderson, flavored juices from Natural Born Juicers of Indianapolis, sparkling iced coffee with plum and poplar bark syrup from Bjava Coffee and Tea of Indianapolis.


WHAT: Dig-IN, A Taste of Indiana
WHERE: White River State Park Celebration Plaza, 801 W. Washington St., Indianapolis
WHEN: Sun., Aug. 28, noon-5 p.m.
COST: $20 in advance at select Marsh and MainStreet stores, $30 at the gate, $7 children ages 5-15, free for age 4 and younger. Tickets also available online through the Dig-IN web site.
INFO: or (317) 607-8715

Chefs and Restaurants
Nicholas Carter Black Swan Brew Pub, Plainfield
Brad Gates Brad Gates Catering, Carmel
Jack London Butler University, Indianapolis
Tyler Herald Café Patachou, Indianapolis
R Bistro
Cindy Hawkins Circle City Sweets, Indianapolis
Roger Hawkins Circle City Soups, Indianapolis
Susan Orebaugh Grand Grilling to Go catering, Muncie
Mark Cox, Joshua Henson Fermenti Artisan, Indianapolis
Greg Schiesser Indiana Downs, Shelbyville
Joseph Hewett Indigo Duck, Franklin
Nate Jackson IUPUI Food Service, Indianapolis 
Jeff Ford J. Ford’s Black Angus, Terre Haute 
Douglas and Marla Rennie Just Rennie’s Cookie Company, Evansville
Brendon Cheney JW Marriott, Indianapolis
Keltie Sullivan Domina Keltie’s Restaurant and Café, Westfield
David Tallent Restaurant Tallent, Bloomington 
Sam Brown Second Helpings, Indianapolis 
Christopher Eley Smoking Goose & Goose the Market, Indianapolis 
Braulio De La Torre Severin Bar and Grille, Indianapolis 
Justin Cowan Served Café/Bistro, Indianapolis 
Lucas Trinosky/Tony Hanslits The Chef’s Academy, Indianapolis 
Craig Baker The Local Eatery and Pub, Westfield 
Cara Dafforn U-Relish Farm, Indianapolis 
Valerie Vanderpool Zest! Exciting Food Creations, Indianapolis 
Alan Sternberg Restaurant 2(oh!)4, Muncie 

Barley Island Brewing Company, Noblesville 
Brugge Brasserie, Broad Ripple 
Black Swan Brewpub, Plainfield 
Crown Brewing Company, Crown Point 
Figure 8 Brewing, Valparaiso 
Mad Anthony Brewing Company, Ft. Wayne 
Oaken Barrel Brewing Company, Greenwood 
Upland Brewing Company, Bloomington 

Best Winery 
Buck Creek Winery, Indianapolis 
Carousel Winery, Bedford 
Chateau de Pique Winery, Seymour 
Rettig Hill Winery, Columbus 
The Rowland Winery, Dillsboro 
Wolfcreek Wines, Columbus 

Indiana Artisans
Big Brick House Bakery, Wabash, breads 
Capshew Cellars, Lanesville, vinegars 
Coe’s Handmade Style Noodles, Lynn, beef and noodles 
J. Evelyn Confections, Indianapolis, chocolates 
Salt Creek Valley Farms, Batesville, jams and relishes

Hoosier Momma's 
Bjava Coffee and Tea, Indianapolis, sparkling iced coffee with plum and poplar bark syrup 
Indiana Family of Farmers and Pogue’s Run Grocery, Indianapolis, water 
Natural Born Juicers, Indianapolis, exotic flavored juices 

Elizabeth J. Musgrave is a syndicated columnist, travel writer, performing arts and restaurant critic. Catch her as Indy’s Arts & Entertainment Adviser on 93 WIBC, and follow her on Twitter @GottaGo and Facebook. Gotta Go is published in the following newspapers: South Sider Voice, Indiana Weekender, New Palestine Reporter, Pendleton Times Reporter and Fortville-McCordsville Reporter.

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