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Farms Forever: A benefit for farmland preservation

Saturday, September 21, 2013 from 4:30 PM to 9:00 PM (PDT)

Farms Forever: A benefit for farmland preservation

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
After Labor Day Ended $75.00 $5.12

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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

Olykraut fermented foods

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 Cidery 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

Squaxin Island Tribe
Olympia Federal Savings
Nicole Hill and Nick Woodson

Cyntha Pratt


More information on SSCFLT can be found at http://communityfarmlandtrust.org/




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When & Where

Thurston County Fairgrounds
3054 Carpenter Road Southeast
Lacey, WA 98503

Saturday, September 21, 2013 from 4:30 PM to 9:00 PM (PDT)

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