It could be in a barn, or at a long table under the stars in a vineyard that you taste a perfectly braised piece of elk or a handcrafted wedge of locally made cheese. No matter where it takes place or what you get to eat, attending one of Field & Vine’s “Dinners in the Field” is guaranteed to feature farm-fresh, seasonal ingredients paired with a fine wine.
Around 2011, Steve and Dawn Castellanos compiled a retirement bucket list. It included building a sustainable home on a few acres and spending as much time as possible outdoors, whether on skis, bikes or hiking through the woods. They wanted to live in a place with a “college-town feel” and cultural attractions.