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Georgia Grown Block Party with Community Cuisine at Heirloom Café Sunday, May 18 as part of the Edible Agriculture Tour

 Following a decadent dinner at St. Cecilia in Buckhead, the Edible Agriculture Tour (EAT GA) – presented by Taste of Atlanta and the Georgia Restaurant Association – is heading to Athens! The statewide program, which hosts dining events that feature the best local, seasonal produce prepared by Georgia’s top chefs, is set to serve farm-fresh, community cuisine at Heirloom Café – block party style! On Sunday, May 18, Athens-area food lovers are invited to celebrate local farmers and enjoy Georgia Grown offerings from favorite neighborhood chefs. Participating chefs include Heirloom Café & Fresh Market Executive Chef Sal Speights, The Branded Butcher Executive Chef Matthew Palmerlee, Epting Events Chef de Cuisine Brittany Gunter, Last Resort Grill’s Kyle English and Frozen Pints’ Aly Moler. A portion of the proceeds from the Edible Agriculture Tour will be donated to the Food Bank of Northeast Georgia, a non-profit organization dedicated to ending hunger in Northeast Georgia and raising community awareness and action concerning hunger and poverty. Don’t miss out on this charitable and tasty event!

 

WHAT:                      Edible Agriculture Tour (EAT GA) at Heirloom Café

Statewide dining program created by Taste of Atlanta and the Georgia Restaurant Association with the help of the Georgia Department of Agriculture tosupport, promote and sell Georgia farmers’ specialty crop fruits and vegetables to local restaurant chefs, restaurant owners and Georgia consumers; participating farms include Anderson FarmsDaySprings FarmsFront Field FarmSundance Family Farm and Schermer Pecan Company.

 

WHEN:                      Sunday, May 18, 2014

5 – 8 p.m.

 

WHERE:                   Heirloom Café

815 N Chase St

Athens, GA 30601

 

HOW:                         Tickets are $30 per person. Tickets include entry and offerings from all participating chefs. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Food Bank of Northeast Georgia. To purchase tickets, please visit https://www.freshtix.com/events/eatgaathens.

 

MORE INFO:           http://goo.gl/SCYn6P 

 

 

Hungry for more information? Visit EAT GA at http://eatga.com/ for upcoming dining events.

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