Diners enjoy good food, good times, and a really long table

News-Argus Staff

Diners take their seats at the Longest Table event.

Photo courtesy of Megan Green


It took the Lewistown Downtown Association’s Ag Committee six months of planning to pull it off, but those who took part in Montana’s Longest Table on Saturday said the results were worth it.

Food was delicious and plentiful, highlighting Montana’s ag producers. Local restaurants such as the Rising Trout, Stetsons, Pourmans, Custom Cuts, Harry’s Place, Brooks Market, the Wrangler, Fox Den and the Chuck Wagon all participated, as did Pizza Hut. Water was donated by Big Spring Water company, and MacDonald’s provided coffee and juice. 

That’s a lot of food, but when you have to feed 200 people, you need a lot of food. Organizers say the event sold out, and 50 additional people came to enjoy music by The Bent Willows. Haelie Allen served as emcee, and 4-H Ambassador Jada Hartman and the England and Gallagher families provided the Farm Animal Petting Zoo and educational displays.

Many local businesses sponsored or supported the event. Event organizer Jennifer Saunders said the support from the local community was “priceless.”



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