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March 30: 2014 Children’s Picnic and Real Food Fair

March 6, 2014

2014 CHILDREN’S PICNIC AND REAL FOOD FAIR

BRING a picnic • GROW a garden • PLAY a game • MEET farmers & local food vendors • WATCH cooking demos

Free & Open to the Public

When:

Sunday, March 30 from 1 to 5 p.m.

What:

The 2014 Children’s Picnic and Real Food Fair is a free, family-friendly community event featuring interactive games, activities and music. Organizers welcome family and children to experience Austin’s local wellness scene in an accessible and entertaining way. Local farmers, food artisans and wellness specialists have been invited to produce cooking demonstrations and workshops on topics like beekeeping and gardening.

Produced by Edible Austin, The SANDE Youth Project and the French Legation Museum, the event offers the opportunity for the community to take part in fun activities that engage the whole family with ongoing local and health centric dialogue.

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Why:

To raise awareness in the community about the value and benefits of local, sustainably raised foods and to connect families to local food, gardening and wellness resources in the Austin area.

 

Learn more about the 2014 event and past efforts at: edibleaustin.com/index.php/events/children-s-picnic-and-real-food-fair

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