This Week’s Events: Great Gatsby, Food+Farm, Community Food Forum, Merryvale Dinner

Monday — The Salt Exchange is hosting a Great Gatsby dinner featuring “classic 1920’s fare and cocktails”.

Wednesday — The Salt Exchange is hosting a wine dinner featuring the Merryvale Vineyards.

Thursday — the 2012 Portland Community Food Forum is taking place. Vin et Grub is hosting a Cloak & Dagger dinner party, Sarah Fioroni, author of A Family Farm in Tuscany will be at Longfellow Books for a book signing, and as part of this year’s Food+Farm series SPACE is screening the movie Locavore: Local Diet, Healthy Planet

Friday — Food+Farm continues with a screening of the movie The Harvest/La Cosecha, and there will be a beer tasting at the West End Deli.

Saturday — the Winter Farmers Market is taking place at the Irish Heritage Center, and Food+Farm enters its third day with Grow Faire where master gardeners will offer 20-minute free consultations and UFF will offer 2 workshops on organic gardens and kombucha.

Sunday — it’s movie night at Petite Jacqueline, and Food+Farm will finish up with a Cultivating Community event in the morning, and a screening of the movie The Perennial in the evening.

For more information on these and other upcoming food happenings in the area, visit the event calendar.

If you are holding a food event this week that’s not listed above, publicize it by adding it as a comment to this post.