The 100 Dinner, A Fundraiser For Crabtree Farms Set For June 28

100 People, 100 Dollars, Food From A 100 Mile Radius

Monday, May 5, 2014

Tickets are now on sale for Crabtree Farms’ 4th annual 100 Dinner, a dinner in the fields of Crabtree Farms with music, wine, beer and local food, set for Saturday, June 28, at 6 p.m. 

The meal features local food from within 100 miles of Chattanooga, with dishes grilled onsite by Chattanooga’s chefs.  Entertainment includes live music from Lou Wamp and Swing Shift, and a silent auction of arts and services from area businesses.  Beer, wine, and non-alcoholic beverages are provided with ticket cost of $100.  All proceeds go to fund Crabtree Farms’ educational and outreach programs.

“The 100 Dinner is a true celebration of local food” says Joel Houser, executive director of Crabtree Farms. “Guests enjoy a wonderful farm-to-table experience in the fields of Crabtree Farms, one of Chattanooga’s hidden treasures. All proceeds from the event will be used to further our mission of connecting Chattanoogans with our local foodshed.”

Crabtree Farms is also offering a limited number of opportunities for local businesses and organizations to sponsor the 100 Dinner. Sponsors receive recognition during the event, as well as complimentary tickets. 

Tickets are $100.  Paypal, Visa, Mastercard, checks or cash accepted. For more information or to book a table, contact Andrea Jaeger, programs coordinator at 493-9155, x13 or ajaeger@crabtreefarms.org.



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