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Outstanding In The Field is a national organization that hosts farm to table dinners. The Aug. 4 dinner features host farmers, Doug and Krista Dittman of Branched Oak Farm and guest chef Paul Kulik of The Boiler Room. Tickets go for $180 each. For more information visit www.outstandinginthefield.com

Given that food people work with farmers we thought this little tidbit fitting of crumbs. The chance has now come for farmers between the ages of 50-80 to fulfill their lifelong dream of becoming an actor. Alexander Payne is seeking folks that fit the above description to fill speaking and non-speaking parts in his next film titled, Nebraska. For more information, call casting director, John Jackson at 402.504.9723 or email your name, contact information and current photo to nebraska.casting@gmail.com

Dutch Girl Creamery has less than two weeks to raise $8,000. To help these farmers market mainstays build their goat dairy visit kickstarter and make a donation. http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1985279006/shadow-brook-farms-dutch-girl-creamery?ref=email

Just over a month remains to buy your tickets for The Great Nebraska Beerfest. Ticket prices are $60 for VIPs, $40 for General Admission and $10 for Designated Drivers. For details on perks or to purchase tickets for the event at Shadow Lake Towne Center on August 25 visit www.greatnebraskabeerfest.com

Midtown Crossing is adding two new restaurants. Black Oak Grill, an American dining concept specializing in farm-to-table menu offerings, is expected to open in early 2013. It is one of many restaurants throughout operated or franchised by Dallas-based Consolidated Restaurant Operations, Inc. It also owns Cantina Laredo another, MTC restaurant.

Lenny’s Sub Shop, a Memphis-based franchise will also open a location at Midtown Crossing. Stephanie and Wesley Klaus, of Omaha, hope to have the MTC location open this fall, according to a press release.


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