NWCA Member Whitewood Cider Co. will be in attendance and pouring cider at:
Farms Forever A Dinner for the Benefit of Farmland Preservation
Tickets available now! $50 in advance, $75 after Labor Day.
Join us for a dinner from local farms, crafted by local chefs with a passion for farmland preservation. Also featuring local wines and cider, live and silent auctions filled with food and farm related items, and fun for all!
You are invited to the 2013 Farms Forever: A Dinner for the Benefit of Farmland Preservation, Saturday September 21, 4:30 to 8:30 at the Expo Center at the Thurston County Fairgrounds. A benefit for South of the Sound Community Farm Land Trust, join us to celebrate and hear exciting news about our two recent acquisition projects! This year we have partnered with the Olympia Lacey Tumwater Visitor & Convention Bureau and the WSU Extension/Thurston County Fair to create a fun and tasty event.
Guests will enjoy the fall harvest prepared by a half dozen local chefs:
Chef Lela Cross - local foods appetizers
Taylor Shellfish Farms' steamer clams
Chef Lisa David from Nineveh Assyrian - Fido's Farm lamb
Thomas Husmann, Olympia Local Foods – Tachira Farms chicken
Chef Will Taylor, Aqua Via, - Kirsop Farm grain and potatoes
Chef Lisa Owen, The Mark - dressing for Rising River Farm salad greens
Chef Kristi Dohring, Paprika - Wobbly Cart vegetables
Beverages and desserts provided by: Madsen Family Cellars Wine, Whitewood Cider Co., Fish Tale Brewery, Olympic Coffee Roasters, Olympic Mountain Ice Cream, Lattin’s Cider Mill
A live and silent auction will feature garden supplies, farm experiences, local food and other gifts. Tickets are on sale now for $50 a person; $75 after Labor Day. To purchase tickets and learn more about farmland preservation go to http://farmsforever2013.eventbrite.com . All proceeds support the farmland acquisition program of the SSCFLT, a local non-profit community land trust.
Sponsored by: Lucky Eagle Casino Olympia Lacey Tumwater Visitor and Convention Bureau WSU Extension/Thurston County Fair Heritage Bank Olympia Federal Savings Nicole Hill and Nick Woodson
More information on SSCFLT can be found at http://communityfarmlandtrust.org/