Farm to School Benefit Art Auction

CocoFarm to School Benefit and Silent Art Auction

IOWA CITY, IA – On Friday, March 21, guests will relax and enjoy an evening of fine dining against the beauty and excitement of a silent art auction and raffle at the Wedge in downtown Iowa City, from 6:00 to 8:00 in the evening. The event is free, open to the public, and sponsored in part by Four Square Meals, which will be providing complimentary samples. The event committee is passionate about the mission of Farm to School and is working diligently to make sure this event is fun and fabulous.

Guests will have the ability to enjoy the first day of Spring with a warming bowl of the Red Avocado’s Coconut Corn Soup, which will henceforth be a featured menu item at the Wedge, and available at discounted prices during this event. The works of many local artists will be on temporary display and auctioned off during the silent, with fifty percent of the proceeds going to Farm to School.dali-purgatorio-the-second-cornice-web

The highlight of the silent auction, an original Salvador Dali woodblock print illustration (“the Second Cornice”) from the Divine Comedy, will be the only item with a minimum starting bid ($2,000). Additionally, there will also be a raffle featuring prizes from New Pioneer Food Co-op, Four Square Meals, The Wedge Downtown and many more local businesses. The proceeds of this raffle will be donated to Farm to School; There will be something for everyone. For additional information on donating to, sponsoring, or attending the event call 443.857.0518 or email valentinpotra@gmail.com.

Event at a Glance: Farm to School Benefit and Silent Art Auction
To Benefit: Farm to School
Where: 136 S. Dubuque St., Iowa City, IA
When: Friday, March 21, 2014
Time: 6:00 to 8:00 in the evening
Admission: Free to the public
Sponsorships and Corporate Tables are available.
For Additional Information on Donating to, Sponsoring or Attending the Event:
Call 443.857.0518 or email valentinpotra@gmail.com.

About the Wedge: The Wedge Pizzeria is a locally owned and operated restaurant that offers a variety of dining options. Its menu includes pizzas, calzones, salads, breadsticks and beverages. The restaurant also serves soft drinks and desserts. It additionally provides in catering services for special events and private parties.

About Four Square Meals: Four Square Meals is a weekly prepared meal service in Iowa City, Iowa. It provides a way to maintain a busy lifestyle without sacrificing
slow-cooked, whole foods lunches and dinners. With a convenient once-a-week,
centrally located pick up, and local delivery available, Four Square Meals is dedicated to helping individuals maintain a healthy diet without spending hours in the kitchen.

About Farm to School:
The Farm to School Chapter for the Iowa City Community School District (ICCSD) connects schools with local farmers; teaches students about food, agriculture, and nutrition; and supports the local food economy. Farm to School is a project of Field to Family, whose mission it is to grow healthy communities by connecting local food and families – envisioning a region where people eat with the seasons, where farmers make a living, and our rural landscapes are diverse, abundant, and healthy.

Contact:

Valentin Potra
valentinpotra@gmail.com
818 ½ South Summit Street
Iowa City, IA 52240
(443) 857-0518

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