Events and Programs

We have several exciting events planned this season! Please join us!

Thursday July 18 5:30 pm Potluck and Talk with Casey Dahl.

Enjoy a meal in the vineyard, community & some interesting info on permaculture with the Island’s very own Casey Dahl of Folk Tree Farm on Michigan Road. You might know him as one of the goat farmers.

Bring a dish to share as well as your own plate, cutlery & picnic blanket/chairs.

A few tables & chairs available.

Thursday, Aug 29:  Fundraiser: Dinner in the Vineyard with Door County chefs.

Top Door County chefs are coming together for a Dinner in the Vineyard, a five-course dinner at Gathering Ground’s vineyard on Washington Island on Aug. 29.

The evening will include a cocktail hour with passed appetizers and libations from local wineries, Island Orchard Cider and Brews on the Rocks. A vineyard tour will be followed by a big table, family-style meal featuring fresh, local ingredients prepared by top local chefs including Anne Fitzgibbons of Door County Farm Dinners, Heidi Gilbertson of Island Cafe, Matt Poole of Hotel Washington plus food from Roots Inn & Kitchen, Island Edibles, Hoot Blossom Farm and more!

Just 60 tickets to this one-of-a-kind experience are available for $135. The vineyard is located at at 1751 Lake View Road, Washington Island. Update: Only 13 left! 

Proceeds from the dinner will benefit Gathering Ground, an innovative nonprofit farm founded in 2016 whose mission is to gather people together to celebrate, learn about, and practice regenerative agriculture.

The dinner is organized by Anne Dannhausen, a Door County resident formerly of acclaimed restaurants Alinea and Vie in Chicago. Participating restaurants and farms include Hotel Washington, Island Cafe, Island Edibles, Tribe 9, Door County Farm Dinners, Roots Inn & Kitchen, Brews on the Rocks, Hoot Blossom Farm and more.

Watch a 3-minute documentary about Gathering Ground at