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Join the Celebration of Food Festival May 20
Lynnwood, Wash. —— Food Revolution Snohomish County, a movement aimed at encouraging
growing, cooking, preserving, and eating real healthy food, brings a new community
event to Lynnwood.
The Celebration of Food Festival will be a free, family event where participants can
taste, explore, and experience real food 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday, May 20, at the Lynnwood
Convention Center, 711 196th Street Southwest, Lynnwood, 98036.
“This event brings together people who are passionate about delicious, local, wholesome
food,” said organizer Chris Hudyma. “Farmers, ranchers, culinary professionals, youth,
students, and business owners will offer activities to inspire the enjoyment of real
The Celebration of Food Festival is sponsored by Cascade Harvest Coalition, Cedar
Grove Composting, Central Market, City of Lynnwood, Edmonds Community College, Sno-Isle
Food Co-op, Verdant Health Commission, and Whole Foods Market Lynnwood.
The event will include free samples, demos, displays of foods in categories throughout
the center: Surf & Turf, Sweet & Nutty, Kickin’ Flavor, Veggies & Fruit, Great Grains,
Fifty vendors are confirmed to be at the event including: Hot Cakes Confections (owned
by Edmonds Community College Distinguished Culinary Arts Alumna Autumn Martin), Taylor
Shellfish, Manna Mills, Pappardelle's Pasta, Four Sisters Gourmet Sauces, and Theo
Farms from throughout the region will be represented including: Aldrich Farms of Bellingham,
Chinook Farms of Snohomish, Garden Treasures Organic Farm of Arlington, Klesick Family
Farm of Stanwood, Ninety Farms of Arlington, Willie Green's Organic Farm of Monroe,
and Rubberneck Farms of Edmonds, and local farmer’s markets.
There will also be demonstrations by farm and garden professionals including WSU Snohomish
County Extension to show how to grow food and where to purchase locally grown food.
Experts and resources will be available to help both children (with help from Imagine
Children’s Museum and Readers to Eaters) and adults to learn everything about growing,
cooking, and preserving food.
For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org
, go to www.edcc.edu/foodfest
, or connect with Food Revolution Snohomish County on Facebook www.facebook.com/foodrevsnoco.
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