New Hampshire Grower’s Dinner, August 17

According to a new report released by the Food Research and Action Center, one in four American households with children are unable to afford enough food. Help support the New Hampshire Food Bank while celebrating local and sustainable food at the 2011 New Hampshire Grower’s Dinner on Wednesday, August 17th:

New Hampshire Grower’s Dinner
New Hampshire Food Bank, 700 East Industrial Park Drive, Manchester, NH 03109
Wednesday, August 17, 2011
6–9 p.m.

As part of New Hampshire Eat Local Month, the New Hampshire Food Bank will team up with the New Hampshire Department of Agriculture and the NH Farm to Restaurant Connection on Wednesday, August 17th to host the 2011 New Hampshire Grower’s Dinner.  This dinner, sponsored by AT&T and Northway Bank, is a celebration of local and sustainable foods, local chefs and restaurants, and the programs at the NH Food Bank that provide people with tools to fight hunger and food insecurity on their own. Guests will have the pleasure of sampling prepared foods and beverages from many local restaurants who support the buy-local initiative while being entertained by local music performed by local musicians.

Participating Restaurants:
• Bedford Village Inn ~ Bedford NH
• Black Forest Cafe ~ Amherst NH
• Celery Stick Cafe ~ Concord NH
• Common Man Family of Restaurants ~ Ashland NH
• Copper Door Restaurant ~ Bedford NH
• Cotton ~ Manchester NH
• Hanover Street Chophouse ~ Manchester NH
• O Steaks & Seafood ~ Concord NH
• Pete & Gerry’s Organic Eggs ~ Monroe NH
• Republic Cafe ~ Manchester NH
• Woodstock Brewery ~ North Woodstock NH

Tickets: $50 per person, and can be purchased by calling Helen at (603) 669-9725 x145, or by emailing hcostello@nhfoodbank.org, or Sara at extension 129 and sbeaudry@nhfoodbank.org.

Proceeds from the 2011 Grower’s Dinner benefit the NH Food Bank’s Recipe for Success program, which includes the Culinary Training Program, Cooking Matters, and our Production Gardens.

For more information: www.nhfoodbank.org

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