Blues for Food Fest 2010

Monday, August 30, 2010


Photo courtesy Blues for Food Fest 2010

Fourth annual Labor Day weekend event celebrates music, community and food

Saturday, September 4, 12 noon-7:30 pm
at Magnuson Park Amphitheatre & P-Patch,
7400 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle 98115

Proceeds support P-Patch Trust and Washington Blues Society

- An all-ages all-day celebration of good food, good friends and good music, featuring some of the finest local blues bands.
- A community party to raise awareness about hunger and the P-Patch gardens in Seattle that donate over 28,000 pounds of organic produce to people in need every year.

WHAT CAN YOU DO THERE?
- Groove to local blues legends
- Enjoy Creole soul food from Where Ya At Matt, Seattle ’s latest food truck sensation
- Bid on scrumptious pies and an Art of the Pie cooking class at the homemade pie auction
- Donate your homegrown produce at the Lettuce Link/Solid Ground “Beet Hunger” booth
- Enjoy family fun: worm bin exploration, bug hunts, seed saving, nature art sculptures and harvesting vegetables in the P-Patch
- Learn how P-Patch gardeners are educating and inspiring all age groups about the joys of organic gardening

LINE-UP:
12:00-1:00    Kim Archer
1:30-2:30      Red Hot Blues Sisters
3:00-4:00      Junkyard Jane
4:30-5:30      Randy Oxford Band

WHY BLUES FOR FOOD FEST?
Seattle’s P-Patch giving gardens, community farms and community fruit tree harvests donate close to 15 tons of fresh organic produce every year to local food banks, meals-on-wheels programs, transitional housing, and shelters for women and children. BLUES FOR FOOD FEST is a collaboration with the Washington Blues Society. Proceeds from the event will benefit the P-Patch Trust, local food banks and the WBS Musicians Relief Fund.

COST:
$15 in advance at Brown Paper Tickets, $20 at the door; Kids: $8 & $10
Bike or bus, but if you come by car, there’s LOTS OF FREE PARKING

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