Chefs, farmers, restaurateurs, and musicians from Beacon and the surrounding area will come together to celebrate local food, farms, and music all to benefit Common Ground Farm’s nonprofit food accessibility, education, and farmer training programs.

On Saturday, July 26, starting at 4 p.m., the Firefly Feast, to be held at 4 Hanna Lane in Beacon, will provide food, drink and music. Rain date is Sunday, July 27. Tickets are $30 in advance, $40 at the gate. Children under 12 free. Ticket holders will get plenty of great food plus one drink. Unlimited soft drinks included. Additional drink tickets available for purchase on site. Music will be provided by local musicians including Brown Bread, The Spookfish, and Beacon Music Factory.

Meats and veggies will be prepared by Ella’s Bellas, the Roundhouse, Dogwood, Tito Santana, Poppy’s, The Hop, and The Beacon Bite. Drinks provided by Newburgh Brewing Co., Peekskill Brewery, Sovereign Cider, Yonkers Brewing Co., Drink More Good, Tas Kafe, and Ella’s Bellas.

Common Ground Farm, a 501c3 nonprofit farm project, serves the community as an educational model for people of all ages to learn how foods grow, how to raise ecologically sound crops without chemical fertilizers, herbicides and pesticides, and how to keep farmland healthy for generations to come. Visit


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