Wild for Ramps at The Loft!

Spring is the time of renewal on our farm. At The Loft Restaurant, we are welcoming the warmth, color, and life it brings! Wild-foraged ramps are one of Spring's most highly anticipated harbingers here in the Midwest. We are thrilled to welcome them back to our table at The Loft! Foraged by hand from central [...]

2018-03-07T09:40:55-05:00March 25th, 2016|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Wild for Ramps at The Loft!

The Loft Restaurant Named One of Indy’s Top 25 Best Restaurants!

Visit Indy, our fantastic local tourism group, compiles every year a list of the Top 25 Local Restaurants in Indianapolis, selected by public vote. They just released the list for 2016, and we are thrilled to announce that our Loft Restaurant at Traders Point Creamery is one of the winners! Our wholehearted thanks to everyone who [...]

2016-06-16T14:03:20-04:00January 26th, 2016|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on The Loft Restaurant Named One of Indy’s Top 25 Best Restaurants!

New Dishes at The Loft

At The Loft Restaurant, we strive to create and eat in harmony with nature – prioritizing sustainable & local sourcing and following seasonal rhythms. The benefits of this approach are abundant: the freshest, most delicious, and healthiest food for you…the most humane and honoring treatment for animals…the kindest and most responsible caretaking of the land. [...]

2018-03-07T09:40:57-05:00January 20th, 2016|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on New Dishes at The Loft

Nourish – for the New Year!

Have you ever seen milk right after it comes out of the cow, still warm and frothy? It is pure white – just about the best symbol we know of for freshness and new beginnings. The only other image that comes close is new-fallen snow, and that has been in short supply here in Indiana [...]

2018-03-07T09:40:57-05:00December 29th, 2015|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Nourish – for the New Year!

Our Hay-Smoked Salmon…Indy’s Best!

When you think of a farm-to-table restaurant in the Midwest, perhaps one just like ours, smoked salmon is probably not the first thing that comes to mind as a representative dish. But here at The Loft, our chef Brandon Canfield has been putting a homespun, farmstead stamp on this popular fish dish by curing the [...]

2018-03-07T09:40:57-05:00December 18th, 2015|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Our Hay-Smoked Salmon…Indy’s Best!

New Dishes at The Loft

At The Loft Restaurant, we strive to create and eat in harmony with nature – prioritizing sustainable & local sourcing and following seasonal rhythms. The benefits of this approach are abundant: the freshest, most delicious, and healthiest food for you…the most humane and honoring treatment for animals…the kindest and most responsible caretaking of the land. [...]

2018-03-07T09:40:58-05:00November 4th, 2015|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on New Dishes at The Loft

Hoosier Culinary Student Makes Cooking Connection from Ireland to Indiana

Last September, we hosted "Harvest in the Heartland", a dinner with world-renowned chef Darina Allen of the Ballymaloe Cookery School in Shanagarry, Ireland. Served on our beautiful garden lawn, this five-course farm-to-table meal was a celebration of organic, seasonal cuisine. Proceeds from this event funded a scholarship for a local Indianapolis culinary student to study at [...]

2018-03-07T09:40:59-05:00October 1st, 2015|Tags: , |Comments Off on Hoosier Culinary Student Makes Cooking Connection from Ireland to Indiana

Embracing Autumn’s Arrival

"The season for enjoying the fullness of life ― partaking of the harvest, sharing the harvest with others, and reinvesting and saving portions of the harvest for yet another season of growth." ― Denis Waitley   Our farm may still be awash in green, but today is the first official day of Fall and we [...]

2018-03-07T09:40:59-05:00September 23rd, 2015|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Embracing Autumn’s Arrival