8:45 a.m.: Convene at the Peachtree Road Farmers Market. Rehash last night’s vodka tonic mishap and accidental public make-out.
9 a.m.: Meet your tour guide, chef Jon Wolf (Ellis Hotel’s Terrace on Peachtree), who will school your group on local goods as he purchases them for lunch. Tag along and talk food or wander around unsupervised until it’s time to drive to the restaurant downtown (with complimentary valet).
11:30 a.m.: Upon arrival, sip a white grape martini on the terrace overlooking Peachtree Street while lunch is prepared.
12:30 p.m.: Sit down to a five-course, family-style meal (dishes include squash fritters, Georgia Caprese salad, and Springer Mountain chicken breast with warm potato salad) prepared just for you by your new friend.
2 p.m.: Don’t be sorry for napping.
Farm to Terrace excursions occur every Saturday. Meet at Peachtree Road Farmers Market, 2744 Peachtree Road, Buckhead (404-365-1078 or peachtreeroadfarmersmarket.com). Then head to Ellis Hotel, Terrace on Peachtree, 176 Peachtree Street, Downtown. Call 404-523-5155 (by Friday at noon) for reservations. Cost is $49 per person.
Photo: Courtesy of Farm to Terrace Excursions