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June 25th, 2016 at Armour Yards


WE INVITE YOU TO CELEBRATE THE UNION OF LOCAL ART AND LOCAL FOOD

A Benefit for WonderRoot and Community Farmers Markets

WonderFarm

June 25th, 2016 at Armour Yards

JOIN US FOR AN UNFORGETTABLE NIGHT OF FOOD, ART and COMMUNITY

Honorary Co-Chairs:
Doug Shipman & Stephanie Stuckey Benfield

Farmer Curators: Joe Reynolds and Julia Asherman

Featured Chefs:
Anu Adebara (Avalon)
Nick Anderson
Chef Beee (Quiche and Tell)
Angus Brown (Octopus Bar)
Cathy Conway (Avalon Catering)
Carla DeRosa (The Living Foods Institute)
Sarah Dodge (Preserving Place)
Todd Ginsberg (The General Muir, Yalla, Fred’s Meat & Bread)
Nick Leahy (Saltyard)
Martha McMillan (Preserving Place)
Philip Meeker (Bright Seed)
Sarah O’Brien (The Little Tart Bakeshop)
Kevin Ouzts (The Spotted Trotter and Cockentrice)
Jeff Wall (Kimball House)

Beverage Curator: Kellie Thorn

Beverages:
Kellie Thorn (Empire State South)
Shanna Mayo (Amer)
Melanie Wade (Golda Kombucha)
Chasidy and Billy Atchison (Banjo Coffee)

Art Curator: Kris Pilcher

Featured Artists: Dana Haugaard, Meredith Kooi, Antonio Darden, Mike Stasny, Nikki Zarrabi, Angela Bortone, Llucy Llong, Dale Adams, and Atlanta 360 Interactive Studios

Music: Mike Stasny

  • WHAT
    WonderFarm is a premiere event that brings together fare from Atlanta’s most celebrated chefs, made with ingredients selected by farmer Joe Reynolds of Love Is Love, and an art experience curated by Kris Pilcher. WonderFarm will appeal to all five senses. Guests will enjoy a cocktail reception, gourmet seated dinner, interactive demonstrations, performances, art installations and a silent auction within the new Armour Yards, never before open to the public. In addition to benefitting Community Farmers Markets and WonderRoot, the goal of WonderFarm is to build pathways to participation in the local farming and arts communities through an all-new cultural experience.
  • Top talent from Atlanta’s art community to delight and surprise you
  • Specialty seasonal cocktails amidst interactive art installations
  • A live and silent auction
  • A seated dinner prepared by Atlanta’s top chefs, drawn from CFMs community of more than 100 local artisan farmers and foodmakers
  • More than 350 friends of Atlanta’s food and art scene
  • A unique evening in hip and beautifully renovated Armour Yards
  • WHEN
    Saturday, June 25
    7 to 11 p.m.
  • WHERE
    Armour Yards, 165 Ottley Dr., Atlanta, GA 30324
  • TICKETS
    $250 per person, Host levels begin at $750
    $3,500 Table of 10
  • CONTACT
    Katie Hayes, Executive Director – Community Farmers Markets: katie@cfmatl.org
    Chris Appleton, Executive Director, WonderRoot: chris@wonderroot.org
  • BENEFICIARIES

About Community Farmers Markets (CFM):
The mission of Community Farmers Markets is to develop a local food infrastructure for long term sustainability and meaningful community impact. Our purpose is to preserve, root, and grow a diverse local food culture by maintaining an authentic space for all people to share community, fair food, and healthy lifestyles while providing a sustainable living for producers who steward the earth. CFM operates the East Atlanta Village, Grant Park, Decatur, Westside, Ponce City on the Beltline, and Fresh MARTA Farmers Markets as well as educational outreach programs and events. www.cfmatl.org

About WonderRoot:
WonderRoot is an arts organization that works to improve the cultural and social landscape of Atlanta through creative initiatives and community partnerships. The anchor of our organization is our Arts Center—a full-service facility that supports artists, offers public programming and brings diverse voices together to envision and activate a stronger Atlanta. www.wonderroot.org