Urban Farm Re-planting on Saturday, September 7th (Rain Date is Sept 21st)
Saturday, September 7, 2013 from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM (EDT)
Boynton Beach, FL
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
for Re-Planting of the Urban Farm
in Downtown Boynton Beach (on S.E. 3rd Street)
Saturday, September 7, 2013 - 8am to 12 Noon
(Rain Date is September 21st)
Volunteer Registration is Required
Registration is Free
Volunteering is Free
The non-profit Museum of Lifestyle & Fashion History (MLFH) conducts the Taste History Culinary Tours. MLFH has adopted the Urban Farm in Boynton Beach for its re-planting is coordinating the volunteers for on Saturday, September 7, 2013. People are invited to volunteer for the re-planting. It will be a rewarding learning experience. The re-planting of the Urban Farm will expose volunteers to agriculture, locally grown foods, fruits and vegetables and sustainability efforts for local and Urban Farms. The Urban Farm is operated by the non-profit Boynton Community Caring Center. MLFH/Taste History proud to have adopted the Urban Farm for the re-planting on September 7th. The rain date is Saturday, September 21st. Click here to read the blog.
Here are more specifics about volunteering:
- Saturday, September 7, 2013 from 8am to 12 noon (Saturday, September 21st is rain date)
- Volunteers need to wear a light cotton shirt (preferably long sleeves for better insulation and sun protection)
- Volunteers need to eat breakfast and drink at least 8 0z of water before arriving
- Volunteers need to bring hats and wear sunscreen and wear bug repellent
- Volunteers need to bring their own gardening gloves
- Urban Farm organization will provide all gardening tools
- Urban Farm organization will provide bathrooms
- Urban Farm organization will provide water and brunch on-site
- Urban Farm is operated by the non-profit Boynton Community Caring Center
- IMPORTANT: The re-planting involves physical activity that includes volunteers shoveling, raking, and bending over to pull weeds and plant seeds.
- Volunteer sign-up is required and is done on-line. Volunteer spaces are limited
- Location of farm is on SE 3rd Street between E. Boynton Beach Blvd. & Ocean Avenue in Downtown Boynton Beach. Public parking is located near the Urban Farm on S.E. 3rd Street or park at the Secret Garden Café located at 410 E. Boynton Beach Blvd., Boynton Beach (its near railroad tracks).Volunteers can walk a short distance to farm.
Museum of Lifestyle & Fashion History
Taste History Culinary Tours
P.O. Box 6127
Delray Beach, FL 33482
561-243-2662 / Fax: 561-243-9916/ Cellular for emergencies: 561-706-9420
Click this link to read about Taste History tour visits to the Urban Farm:
When & Where
Taste History Culinary Tours
The global news agency, The Culture Trip, has selected Taste Historyas one of the
Best Food Events in the State of Florida.
Taste History is Ranked # 7 by Tripbuzz out of 118 nearby activities
“Food tours are a fun way to experience any new city. The best tour provider...is Taste History Culinary Tours of Historic Palm Beach County. Food and beverages are included in all tour
"...exceptional...wonderfully educational and tasty tour..."
Discover the Palm Beaches (Palm Beach County’s Tourism Bureau)
"Top things to do" The Palm Beach Post (June 19, 2014)
“Approved” designation by Tasting Table
"Staycation" recommendation from the Miami Herald (May 11, 2013)
"History has never been so delicious...Taste History Culinary Tours in Palm Beach County gives you a cultural tour that’s punctuated with tastings from the area’s must-try restaurants, bakeries, and food stands..."Florida Travel + Life Magazine ( July 17, 2013)
"...restaurant-centric historical tour..." The Palm Beach Daily's The Dish (October 30, 2012)
"Delicious History Lesson..." New Times Broward Palm Beach (2012)
"Soak up food, culture and history on a culinary tour" Sun-Sentinel (November 27, 2012)
"Recipe of history, food make first culinary tour a success" Sun-Sentinel (October 26, 2011)
About Taste History Culinary Tours:
Taste History is a culinary cultural daytrip that incorporates a rotation of cuisine tastings representing varied cultures that are African American, Southern American, Brazilian, Caribbean, Greco-Roman, Italian, English, French, French Canadian, Irish, Australian, New Zealand, Hungarian, Turkish and Ancient Mexican along with farm-to-table and organic tastings. Taste History combines history, culture and cuisine therefore this gastronomy tour infuses food tastings with the history of the local area along with rotational visits to cultural districts, historic buildings or art galleries.
Taste History is a three-hour to four-hour foodcentric narrated excursion of bus riding and four to six blocks of walking through historic districts for alternate visits to eateries, markets, and an urban farm for food history, food culture facts, foodways information and food tastings. At least three to four local and family-owned eateries are visited per Taste History tour along with trips to historic buildings, cultural centers or art galleries. The tours are held on the second, third and fourth Saturdays of each month, year-round at 11am with visits to historic Northwood Village/West Palm Beach; Lake Worth & Lantana; and Delray Beach & Boynton Beach, Florida.
Each tour is different and never an exact duplication of previous tours hosted with a focus on local and family-owned eateries and eateries that may be off-the-beaten path.
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Click the following link for the types of foods tasted on the tour:
Follow Taste History on TWITTER at Culinary Tour @TasteHistory https://twitter.com/TasteHistory
Taste History is sponsored, in part, by Macy’s. Sponsorship opportunities are still available. Additional support for Taste History has been received from bequests from the late Patricia Ann Ravo and the late Boris & Edith Rueger.
$40 per person (new rate effective April 1st due to increases in bus rental fees and insurance); free for children under age 18. Children must be accompanied by a paid adult family member. Pre-payment required. Tickets can be purchased on-line at tastehistoryculinarytours.blogspot.com. Call 561-638-8277 or 561-243-2662 or E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Private group tours are also available at special rates.
Taste History cannot accommodate dietary restrictions. There are no dietary substitutions.
Some eating experiences are STANDING-only.
Taste History is a food tasting tour, with art and history combined, and although there is some sitting it's not a sit-down luncheon but many of the food portions are hearty.
The food tours board at Macy's (Outside at the East Entrance) located at 801 N. Congress Avenue, Boynton Beach, FL
Pre-payment is required.