It’s the F.A.R.M. Fall Fest

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Article Published: Nov. 10, 2012 | Modified: Nov. 15, 2012
It’s the F.A.R.M. Fall Fest


F.A.R.M. Café invites the public to attend a fall festival fundraiser, taking place Wednesday, Nov. 14, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

All proceeds go toward helping F.A.R.M. (Feed All Regardless of Means) Café’s mission to feed those of less means within the High Country community.

The event features live music by local musicians, as well as face painting. Other highlights include Thanksgiving themed crafts and clogging by Arthur Grimes.

The suggested donation price is $8 for adults and $5 for children younger than 10. Donations will be collected at the door upon arrival. Families, children, students and people of all ages are welcome. Donations of canned goods are also welcome to help stock the shelves at F.A.R.M. Light food and refreshments will also be served.

The event is organized by students in the Appalachian State University Department of Communications, on behalf of a fundraising course, in conjunction with F.A.R.M. Café.



About F.A.R.M. Café

F.A.R.M. Café is a local nonprofit organization whose mission is “to build a healthy, inclusive community by providing high-quality, delicious meals produced by local sources served in a restaurant where everybody eats regardless of means.”

The café is part of the One World Everybody Eats movement. Beginning in Salt Lake City, Utah, One World Everybody Eats has inspired more than 25 other cafés across the country.

In May 2012, F.A.R.M. Café opened in the diner side of historic Boone Drug Downtown, located at 617 W. King St., across from Mast General Store, in downtown Boone.

F.A.R.M. Cafe has suggested prices based on plate size, and customers are invited to pay what they can afford. They may also pay more, so those who cannot afford a meal will be subsidized.
For more information, email (farmfallfest@gmail.com) , visit http://www.farmcafe.org or call (828) 386-1000.

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