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2 Tickets to Sunday May 23 4-7PM Triangle Farm to Fork Picnic

AreBe May 23, 2010 07:10 AM

We buried my mother-in-law in Mississippi on Tuesday and cannot use our two tickets to Triangle Farm to Fork picnic this evening. I can deliver the ticket to you in exchange for $120 cash which is what we paid.

AreBe
(919) 387-6922

Dear Friend of Local Food,

Thank you for supporting local agriculture by attending the Farm to Fork Picnic on May 23rd! The event provides a unique opportunity for all to taste locally grown foods prepared by some of the regions most acclaimed chefs and food artisans. It also provides an opportunity to support new and transitioning farmers, and to jump start, renew, or continue efforts to support food and farming systems that protect the environment and strengthen local communities.

FOOD, DRINK & AUCTION
In addition to great food and drink, we will have live music, a live and silent auction, educational exhibits, and fun activities for the kids. The live auction will take place at 6:00 pm, and the silent auction will close at 6:30 pm. Please remember to bring your checkbook if you are interested in bidding on any items. The nine items included in the live auction are as follows:
A private brewery tour and tasting for up to eight people at Fullsteam Brewery
A catered pizza party for 15-20 people by Fired Flour
A $200 gift certificate to Magnolia Grill
A Proximity Hotel package by Lucky 32
Dinner for two at a community dinner by Panciuto
Four tasting menus paired with wine by Nana’s
Tour of the kitchen, gardens and dinner for two by Heron’s at the Umstead
Tour of the farm and lunch for ten by Captain John Pop’s Lamb Farm
Dinner for six with wine pairings by Lantern

The Picnic is hosted by the Center for Environmental Farming Systems (CEFS), Friends of Breeze Farm, and Slow Food Triangle.

All proceeds will benefit farmer apprentice programs sponsored by CEFS and PLANT @ Breeze Farm Enterprise Incubator.

Please review the information below and contact Grace Beason at 919-641-1933 or 2010farmtofork@gmail.com with any questions.

DATE, TIME & LOCATION
Sunday, May 23rd
4 to 7pm
W.C. Breeze Family Farm Extension & Research Center
4909 Walnut Grove Church Road, Hurdle Mills, NC
(about 5 miles north of Hillsborough). A map can be found here:
http://tinyurl.com/3xdhgvw

The Picnic will take place rain or shine! Please feel free to bring lawn chairs and blankets. We encourage you to bring your own reusable water bottles so that we can reduce waste. Finally, we discourage you from bringing in any items that are not compostable or recyclable (such as Styrofoam, plastic drink straws or lids, or any other plastics), unless you plan on bringing them back out with you after the event.

Please note: There are no hard copy tickets for this event. Please give your name(s) and check in at the main tent.

ONSITE EVENT DETAILS
Wine and beer will be available with the purchase of a drink ticket ($5.00 each) to those individuals 21 years of age or older.
Complimentary water, iced tea, and iced coffee will be provided.
Pets will not be allowed to enter (or wait at the entrance).
Alcohol will not be permitted from outside sources.
Please look for event volunteers in 2010 Farm to Fork Picnic t-shirts if you have any questions onsite. T-shirts will also be available for purchase for $20 each.
Don’t forget your checkbook for the auction!

CEFS 10% CAMPAIGN
Sign up to join the CEFS 10% campaign at the picnic!
Make the Choice. Make the Difference. Make it Local.
Read more here!

AND A SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS
3Cups
Counter Culture Coffee
Docusource of NC
Fullsteam Brewery
Haw River Wine Man
The Splinter Group
Weaver Street Market/Panzanella
Whole Foods Market

Sincerely,
Grace Beason
2010 Farm to Fork Organizer

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Whole Foods Market
3540 Wade Ave, Raleigh, NC 27607

Counter Culture
4911 S Alston Ave, Durham, NC 27713

Lucky 32 Restaurant
109 S Stratford Rd, Winston Salem, NC 27104

Panciuto
110 S Churton St, Hillsborough, NC 27278

Walnut Grove Cafe
4915 Highway 138, Loganville, GA 30052