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Appalachian Fusion: A Farm to City Celebration
Open Seats 182
2017-11-3
5:00 pm
-8:00 pm

Appalachian Fusion: A Farm to City Celebration


Nov 3,2017 - Time: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Come to the cauldron! Register and pay here for our annual fundraiser in downtown Johnson City with proceeds going towards local food and farms for all. This is our second year hosting a shared community fundraiser for the Appalachian RC&D Council and two programs we fiscally sponsor: Build It Up and the Foodtopia Teen Food and Farm corps. Our programs impact K-12 youth and adults across the region, from our nature and nutrition youth programming in Johnson City, to our Field School for beginning farmers, to the Appalachian Farmacy Coalition.  With a $25 ticket price, it's a farm to city celebration that you will love attending. Fun, flavorful, affordable, inclusive, for all ages, is what Appalachian Fusion is all about. Appalachian Fusion: A Farm to City Celebration Friday November 3rd - serving from 5:00pm-8:00pm, at the Founders downtown Pavilion, Johnson City Doña Eva Beccera, is our guest chef this year, of Doña Eva Tamales, serving up a "Mexi-Lachia" fusion menu (set menu / prix-fixe) served from the cauldron, inspired by warm flavors from her home country of Mexico, and using seasonal local harvest.
MENU  **this is a set menu and we will not be offering substitutions** : POZOLE ROJO w/ PORK -- with full Toppings Bar (cilantro, onions, cucumbers, cabbage, radish) HARVEST TAMALES (potatoes, green beans, other harvest veggies, chilis) SWEET CORN FLAN (corn from Sunset View Farm) CHIPS & SALSA FRESCA AGUA FRESCA BAR (Jamaica, Lime, and Orangle Glo Watermelon agua fresca from Small Batch Farm) YEE-HAW BREW - 1 pint included in a ticket, for those 21+
Your meal is prepared and served, under the tutelage of Eva Beccera, by the Foodtopia Teen Internship core. These teens are recruited from across Washington County to earn paid employment and gain important life skills and employability skills in local food and farmwork, thanks to a grant from the Washington County Community Foundation. Live Music TBA! TICKETS ARE NON-REFUNDABLE. IF YOU CANNOT ATTEND - GIVE TO A FRIEND, OR CONSIDER YOUR TICKET A DONATION.  

Location

Founders Pavilion
Commerce Street
Johnson City, TN

Event Fees:

Adult Meal $ 25.00
Child Meal (for kids only please - smaller portion) $ 15.00