Faces of Farming Event in Bend Oregon Celebrates Local Food Farmers

first_img Share. LinkedIn Pinterest By CBN Facebook on June 9, 2015 E-Headlines Twittercenter_img 0 Google+ Local not-for-profit Central Oregon Locavore will host an all day local foodie event, The Faces of Farming: Honoring Past, Present, and Future, promoting local farmers, delicious food, and sustainable living on Saturday June 13.Faces of Farming GalaJoin us for an evening of artful and delicious surprise from 6pm to 9pm at 10Below in the Oxford Hotel, designed to honor the dedicated people who grow and raise our food. The evening includes a photographic narrative, original artwork, a silent auction, local wine, beer, and specialty cocktails, as well as an extensive menu created by The Oxford’s Executive Chef Ingrid Rohrer-Downer showcasing the bounty of local farms and ranches.Faces of Farming Family Fun DayChildren and their parents are invited to tour around Central Oregon to visit farms and learn about local food. Tours begin at Fields Farm in midtown, head to Juniper Jungle Farm in east Bend, and conclude at Worthy Brewing. Activities available at each location include planting seedlings, learning about bees and making beeswax candles. Lunch available courtesy of El Sancho. Progressive farm tour start times at 12pm, 1pm and 2pm. Worthy garden tours available at 4pm, 5pm and 6pm.Faces of Farming Hydroponic ToursJoin Next Season Farm and Tender Greens Hydroculture Farm to learn firsthand about our region’s newest farming method. Complete the journey by touring Worthy Gardens at Worthy Brewing. Progressive farm start times at 12pm, 1pm, 2pm and 3pm. Worthy garden tours available at 4pm, 5pm and 6pm.Ticket Informationhttp://centraloregonlocavore.org/Faces_of_Farming.htmlAbout Central Oregon LocavoreFaces of Farming benefits Central Oregon Locavore, a nonprofit organization that’s been promoting a local, sustainable food system in Central Oregon since 2010. Locavore is dedicated to improving access to fresh, in-season, nutrient-dense food from local farmers and ranchers, and educating the community about the benefits of sustainably produced food. Proceeds from this event help promote a more ecologically and socially just food system, public health and diversification of the local economy. Learn more about Locavore at centraloregonlocavore.orgContactNicolle Timm- Central Oregon Locavore Founder541.633.0674, [email protected] Faces of Farming Event in Bend, Oregon Celebrates Local Food & Farmers Tumblr Emaillast_img

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