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Community CROPS & Sunset Community Farm Walk

Posted Sep 04 2009 10:50am
Community CROPS & Sunset Community Farm 2009 Farm Walk Friday, September 11th 5:00-7:30pm Southwest 40th and West F Streets New this year: Soup Supper celebrating local food For just $8, you get all the food you can eat: West African Peanut Soup and Harvest Vegetable Soup provided by Thé Cup using CROPS vegetables Fresh local bread Cucumber lemonade from Pepe's Delicious desserts Kids 5 & Under eat free To reserve your meal ticket, call the CROPS office at 474.9802 or email Activities include: Farm tours Free raffle drawing for many great prizes including a gift certificate for 25% off the 2010 CROPS CSA, handpainted birdhouse, CROPS canvas bag, Ross Film Theater tickets and more! Kids activities including scarecrow-stuffing for kids, music making with Jim King and chicken petting Food samples by CROPS farmers, and plenty of new vegetables to try Live music Buy fresh vegetables, CROPS t-shirts, get a chair massage for just $8 and more Special raffle prizes for those that bicycle to the farm! Free admission to tour the farm and enjoy the activities. Sunset Community Farm gives an opportunity to a wide variety of people to grow food for themselves and for market. Managed by Community CROPS, there are farmers growing tomatoes, eggplant and okra in their beginnings of their farm business, an Italian heirloom vegetable grower, and the Community CROPS plot, where we grow crops for our CSA (vegetable subscription program). Others are gardening for their families and a communal plot has crops grown for farm income. Everyone is welcome, whether you want to see a working sustainable vegetable farm, or are interested in having a plot of your own next year. Bring your friends. Kids are welcome! The farm is at SW 40th and West F Streets. Take A Street west to SW 40th and turn right. Follow the road to F Street and turn left. You'll see a red building on your immediate right, which is the farm site. Signs will be posted. Map to the farm Note: Occasionally map sites recommend taking West O to SW 40th Street, but it has been closed from that side. You need to go out west A Street to get to the farm. Plans are being made for a group bike ride to the farm--let us know if you're interested. Printable flyer for posting
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